Hackers: Attack computers across the Internet, create viruses. Usually young, bored men and boys.
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F-Prot Antivirus for Windows US
Can be purchased and downloaded online. Advantage: Not commonly used so less rarely directly targeted for attack by viruses. Norton and McAfee are the big boys in this field.
Keep hackers and data thieves out of your computer with ZoneAlarmŽ, a PC firewall that blocks intrusion attempts and protects against Internet-borne threats like worms, Trojan horses, and spyware. Free to individual and non-profit users. Can be downloaded. Option to upgrade to Zonealarm Pro for more features.
Norton AntiVirus Norton, Personal Firewall, $69.95.
Klez: Fakes return address
Simpler way to detect a hoax: select ten words in a row, picking as unique a stretch of ten words as you can. Search for the words in Google. Google will turn up the URL of information on the hoax. There is no such thing as a free lunch.
My own favorite chain-breakers:
You are not special. No one wants to give you any money.
Spam (Unsolicited Commercial email)
Delete | Never respond | Never click on "remove" - Spammers lie.
Company email is not private
Security risk exposure.
Security means, in brief