If your computer is online you need to ensure you make it as secure as possible to prevent unwanted spyware, hacking and access to your personal details and files. As internet usage has grown, so have security threats. You can protect yourself and your computer by ensuring you have all the security patches for windows and installing a firewall, which keeps intruders from sneaking into your computer and accessing your private data.
Firewalls also can alert you when spyware programs attempt to transmit your sensitive information over the internet. In particular, firewalls are crucial if you have the always-on internet connection of DSL or a cable modem and most other high speed connections. Protect yourself, your computer and your family today.