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There are so many products out there designed to save your backside from unexpected attacks on your computer. Those nasty gremlins come in the form of malware, viruses and spam. Some are really devastating to your computer hard drive and others are simply annoying and time consuming. Either way, you don’t have to spend the rent to prevent unwanted visitors from landing in your system.
How To Send Spam Visitors To the Neighbors
Send that unwanted email to visit someone else. No, no, no. Don’t forward it to the annoying guy next door. That’s just a little joke. Instead, set up an extra email account or two. Keep your primary account for friends, family, and maybe business. Then set up a few accounts, via a free email service, for online shopping and browsing. Seems like every website wants you to register. It’s hard to tell if they’ll protect your privacy or not. Assume they won’t. Never enter your primary email into any website. Use those others. Then remember to check them regularly for things you do need, and then purge them to get the junk out of there.
Let’s Talk About the Kids
It’s impossible to prevent kids from going to those sites that will infect you with a virus or malware. Kids love free stuff, but they’re usually to naive to realize anything that sounds too good to be true probably is too good to be true. Best, low cost solution? Buy them a cheap little netbook. Let them destroy their own computer. Explain that when they kill it, they buy the next one.
Minimal money spent. Invasion thwarted! Awesome!