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Security: Check Your Windows Protection Level

Windows is always at risk, with security holes as big as a barn door opening up if you are not constantly vigilant. Viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware will always find a way to attack a PC that isn’t protected. Tests show that an unprotected, newly installed Windows PC can be infected within just 5 minutes of being connected to the Internet. How do you know if your PC is as well protected as it should be? The answer is simple – run the online Check & Secure test to scan your system and look for weaknesses and risks that hackers can exploit. Using this tool, and the information in this article, you can turn your PC into a fortress, so that malware doesn’t stand a chance.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues
Issue: 2015 Issue 12 December
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Article Reference: S453

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