The Best Protection Guide

We always look for comfort and safety, but under constant technological development, security is impossible. Everyone in this century is threatened by the information that others have ( bank accounts, family information and even your electoral voice ), that others do reports based on those data. Continuous development has allowed some people to have the ability to spy on others or steal their data and know where they are. So in this guide, we will focus on the most important topics which you can protect yourself against hacking or sabotage.

The Best Protection Guide


1. Keep Your OS (Operating System) Updated

Keeping your operating system up-to-date is an essential protection. The operating system is the life of the computer, which the continuous development of the operating system to fill the system gaps and provide better security. Whether you are using Windows, Linux or Mac, the constant updating of these systems offers new tools and extensions to the firewall and give the best user experience. Some updates may cause vulnerabilities in your system, so we do not recommend you to be satisfied with an old update but always be responsive to new updates.

Windows Updates

2. Keep Antivirus & Firewall Updated

As mentioned earlier, the continuous updating of the firewall and Antivirus is the safest way to get full protection. The firewall monitors the traffic of your computer, such as port monitoring, which you can allow, disconnect, or set rules for each port. The firewall has complete control over the computer; it runs invisibly and controls the processes of each application. Antivirus is the protector of the output and input Bus/USB of the computer against viruses that can be transmitted from a flash or external memory, etc. It also protects your privacy while browsing the web and blocking the trackers.

The Best Antivirus Software :

  • Norton Antivirus
  • Avast Premium Security
  • Kaspersky Antivirus
  • Trend Micro
  • F-Secure Antivirus
  • Bitdefender's Antivirus
  • Eset Nod32
  • WebRoot Secure Antivirus
  • Comodo Windows Antivirus

The Best Firewall Software :

  • OpenDNS
  • GlassWire
  • Comodo Firewall
  • ZoneAlarm
  • Evorim Free Firewall
  • AVS Firewall
  • NetDefender
  • Outpost Firewall Pro
  • TinyWall
  • PeerBlock

Avast Antivirus

Windows Firewall

3. Remove Junk & Temporary files

Temporary and Junk files are the largest source of viruses and software errors. Most of these files located inside the operating system and programs files that are installed, where they work on the destruction of system files and take up a large amount of hard disk (HDD - SSD).


The Best Cleaner Software :

  • Ccleaner
  • Privazer
  • CleanMyPC
  • HDcleaner
  • Advanced System Optimizer
  • IObit Advanced SystemCare
  • PC Booster
  • WinZip System Utilities Suite
  • Avast Clean Up
  • Ashampoo WinOptimizer
  • WinUtilities Pro
  • Glary Utilities Pro

Ccleaner

Ccleaner

Ccleaner


4. Don't Allow Websites Notifications

Sometimes you see notification while browsing the Internet telling you to allow or disallow (allow reading your current location - allow viewing messages - allow Flash Player (which will not be supported in 2020)). Allowing these notifications will violate your privacy, as they steal your data while you are browsing (e.g. bank cards, your name, number of family members, emails, and your location).


To manage permissions Go to Settings-> Site Settings-> View permissions and data stored across sites

Google Chrome Settings

5. Use Ad-block & Anti Miner or No Coin Extensions

Some websites display deceptive ads, which steal your data and violate your privacy. Some sites intentionally show annoying and pop-up ads that open websites that may be pornographic or harmful to your device. So it is best to use an ad blocker, you can limit its use on those annoying sites or block a particular ad network or block pop-up ads.
Besides, some websites exploit your computer in mining operations and make a profit for them through Bitcoin. These sites based on the inclusion of JavaScript code that uses your RAM Memory, processors and graphics cards.

adblock

anti miner

6. Manage Your Website Accounts

Managing accounts in an effective way make you safe from hackers. You can use our method to protect our accounts as follows:

  1. Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook: We use a unified password - a difficult to forget combination (name + date of birth or telephone number (SoftyUpdates1051990@) note the uppercase letters).
  2. Bank Accounts: We use a super-combination password. You can use (social number + your spouse or child's name (uppercase and lowercase))
  3. Facebook and chat sites: We use a different password than others - a difficult combination.
  4. Other websites and blogs: You can sort them by importance and each group password.

Note: Do not save your passwords on your computer; it is best to synchronize them with your Google account.


7. Sync Your Data Online

Synchronization is a must. Data synchronization is a sophisticated and easy-to-implement method that periodically copies all your data onto cloud Websites and uses them in case of loss. If your computer infected with the ransomware virus, you can easily handle it by erasing the hard drive and retrieving your data from sync sites. The following is a list of these websites:

The Best Cloud Sites :

  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Box.com
  • Apple iCloud
  • OpenDrive
  • FlipDrive
  • Mega.nz
  • IDrive
  • ElephantDrive
  • Nextcloud
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • MediaFire
dropbox


Conclusion:

We always have a responsibility to protect ourselves in the constant development of malware and spyware. Therefore, this guide contains the most important points that enable you to fill the gaps in your system and protect against viruses. The commitment to restrict your daily activity on the Internet makes you safer and away from Trackers.

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