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#1 aeddington

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 06:12 AM

Url Grabber, Screen Capture, Keyboardlogger Coronel Type, and Snipper.All of the above are said "USED"by some hackers.Can you educate me exactly if such sayings are true?If so,how are they utilized?How will i "Protect"myself from such "computer bandits?"

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 10:57 AM

These can be used by hackers to obtain information - but they can also be used by legitimate users.

You protect yourself by following the standard security practices:
1) Keep everything updated - especially Windows
2) Have a router with a hardware firewall between your computer and the web
3) Have a software firewall to catch what the hardware one doesn't catch (typically outgoing stuff)
4) Have antivirus software and use it.
5) Have antispyware software and use it.
6) Surf responsibly and don't just merrily click away on anything that you see. If you need to close something suspicious - go to Task Manager and close your browser from there.
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