Panda Antivirus and Internet Security 2008 features anti virus software that protects: your identity, children, personal computer, hardware, and software as well as financial and other information. This antivirus software program also has added three new features.
Identity Theft Protection
It is estimated that approximately 420 billion dollars in federal funds are sitting in “limbo.” The government calls this the Earnings Suspense Fund. . . .there is no one to credit the payments to. . . Who benefits? The federal government, does and the imposter who was able to be employed using your number.
Online fraud is one of the most common sources of identity theft according to the Federal Bureau of Investigations. Privacy advocates, Better Business Bureaus and Employment professionals state that job boards are the biggest source of information for identity thieves. While prospective employers maybe looking for a specific profile, so are prospective identity thieves.
There’s (yet again) another threat you should really be aware of. It’s called drive-by pharming. Symantec has put together a great video on drive-by pharming, which I’ve posted below, so you don’t really need me to explain to you how drive-by pharming works. But, what you might want to know is how to protect yourself from this new type of drive-by.
In August 2006, the Veteran’s Administration contacted approximately 16,000 individuals regarding a theft of computer equipment containing veteran;s benefits information. In another instance over 26.5 million social security numbers were stolen when a federal employee’s laptop computer was stolen. How did this information get stolen? Wasn’t it protected by the government somehow?
Webroot Spyware Sweeper does not just remove spyware. It also detects and stops it from entering your hardware and software before it can do damage. It kills spies as they appear, in real time. Through the use of 16 smart shields and stops spyware threats like Trojan, SpySheriff and Downloader-Low Zones, and variations of them. Learn more about Webroot Spyware Sweeper.
Defender Pro Antivirus and Computer Protection: Consumers should note that Defender Pro has several awards and recommendations. It has been named by PC World as one of the best products of 2007, an Editor’s Choice product by CNET.
The most horrific mortgage fraud involving identity theft is the sale of your property without your knowledge. The consumer may get off easy but certainly not without damage.
Personal, at-home shredding does not, nor will it ever, dramatically reduce the your chances of becoming a victim of Identity Theft. Buy a paper shredder if you want, and shred all your stuff, because it’s a good idea. Just don’t live under the false impression that you won’t become a victim of Identity theft just because you shred.
PC Security Shield, it’s anti-virus software system, features, special products and services, cost, and how to purchase and use PC Security Shield 2008. The internet is a powerful tool. . . . but with its use comes the danger of identity theft and an anti virus software program is absolutely essential for every internet user. . . Parental controls are important, and read in this review how PC Security Shield can give you the controls you are looking for to protect your identity and your children.