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Based on our intern data from ID AntiPhishing we have tried to establish a Top 10 Phishiest Countries in 2007. We have correlate our data with the data provided in Netcraft Toolbar and we have created a statistic for year 2007. Personally my biggest surprise is the position of Israel and Koreea. The good surprise is the low position in this “top”for Romania. (more…)

The children of today have opportunities past generations could only dream of. The movies of the past have become the reality of today. With the advent of the internet, children are now able to bring the world closer to them, develop friendships across the globe, and having instant information at their fingertips. With this technology also come concerns for the children’s safety. The best way to keep you children safe is to use parental controls. ID Parental Advisor can oversee your child while they surf the net, keeping them safe and out of harms way. (more…)

Pop-ups are an extra window which opens on your computer screen without asking you. We’ve all seen them on our screens. They can be quite annoying and many people frown on them as a form of spam. Pop-ups have become quite prolific on the internet, ranging from being a minor annoyance to being a major annoyance. There are several reasons why a pop-up is used, advertising being the most common. The best way to block pop-ups is to use a pop-up stopper like ID AntiPopup. (more…)

As people spend more and more time online, the risk of getting a virus increases. It happens to all of us at some point in time. If you are not able to detect viruses and remove viruses immediately, your computer system could come crashing down. That’ why you need to use a good anti virus software program, like Eset Nod32 to keep your computer virus free. (more…)

In today’s high tech world it seems anything we want is only a keystroke away.
Sadly this is the same for the crooks out there. Every time you use your computer you leave files behind that can be stolen by a hacker. Often, these files will contain personal information. To protect privacy and stay secure, you will need to use a trace washer, which will erase traces of all your internet activity. (more…)

All important information, for an individual or firm, must be protected even after they were deleted. Deleted files or formatting the disks is easily recoverable. Sensitive data, such as passwords, financial or health records are at risk. Don’t allow to an unauthorized person to discover it.

You must protect also the banking account information, credit card numbers, social security data, human resource, accounting and other internal documents. The confidential data should be not only safeguarded according to the strict rules, but it should be also completely destroyed when needed. (more…)

Browser hijacked, strange pop-ups appearing for no reason? Is your computer running really slow? It’s time you knew how to protect yourself!

These days, the adware threat to your computer, is no laughing matter. Not only is it annoying, it can create havoc with your system, and jeopardize your personal information. That is why it is so important to detect adware, and remove adware as soon as possible. (more…)

Whether you know or not, you are a target, an easy target, if you do not take minimum steps to protect yourself when using the internet, when you are making security copies for your essential data.

No law mandates financial institutions encrypt data, but common sense require applying the best security methods. Wasting data is not an option! (more…)

Releasing computer viruses (as well as worms) is a crime in most jurisdictions.In computer security technology, a virus is a self-replicating program that spreads by inserting copies of itself into other executable code or documents. The insertion of the virus into a program is named infection, and the infected file, or executable code that is not a part of a file is called a host. Viruses are one of the several types of malicious software; the term virus is often extended to refer to computer worms, spyware or adware. (more…)

Securing your digital life takes on a new level of importance. Most people would rather lose their phone line than their email service; this explosion of email has comes a parallel rise in email-based threats. This threats range from minor nuisance to major resource drains and create serious vulnerabilities. No computer user can afford to ignore the problem. Spam, viruses, worms, phishing, blended threats and inappropriate use of email; they are all part of the same issue: content security. (more…)