4 Ways Computers Get Infected (and How to Stay Clean)

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If you have a computer, chances are you worry about an infection. And perhaps you should – in the third quarter of 2012, 13 percent of home networks were infected, according to Kindsight Security Labs.

But have you ever wondered how malicious and other undesirable software gets onto your computer? When it comes to answering that question, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news is that it’s pretty easy to get infected. The good news is, most malware is introduced as a result of a user’s actions – which means there’s a lot you can do to avoid it.

Get some tips on things to watch out for in my new article on SeniorPlanet.org: http://seniorplanet.org/4-ways-computers-get-infected-and-how-to-avoid-them/

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