How do I get Viruses on my Computer?

 

There are many ways one’s computer gets plagued with viruses.  Many times the computer users are tricked when getting their computer infected.  However, many times the computer user risky activities result in their computer infection.  Downloading anything from unknown or proven trust worthy web site can put your computer at risk. McAfee Antivirus software has Site Advisor that give user a warning about rougue web sites.  The latest Norton Antivirus software has a similar feature. Computer Solutions and Services have identified various activities in which may result in getting a computer infected with viruses.   These activities are listed as follows:

 

  1. Adult sites or Sex web sites on the Internet
  2. Downloading free music and/or Movies from Internet
  3. Gambling and Casino web sites
  4. Guns and Weapons sites
  5. Games and gaming and/or cheat code web sites
  6. Screen saver and cursor customization web sites
  7. Attempting downloading free software

Adult Sites

 

 Computer Solutions and Services are not saying all Adult sites are bad. However, a person can buy a brand new computer and get their new computer various infected spending a few minutes bouncing around sex sites.  Computer users can be easily tricked into accepting rouge software installation while navigating adult sites.

 

Downloading Free Music and Movies

 

 Computer users can be easily tricked in getting virus and/or accepting rouge software on their computer when free downloading music and movies.  Traditionally, a user would think they are downloading a song but download a virus.  These days a user can down a song and the song is infected.  Well-known pay for site such as itunes.com walmart.com and music.yahoo.com are virus free and safe. Free file sharing software like Limewire.com, bearshare.com, kazaa.com provide software that user have gotten virus infection downloading free and illegal music.

 

Gambling and Casino Sites

 

Gambling and Casino sites are not a viscous Adult and Free Music/Movies sites.  There are a few sites that are popular among Computer Solutions and Services customers Pokerstars.net is the first site that comes to mind.  However, Computer Solutions and Services have had complaints from customers in the past.

 

 

Guns and Weapons Sites

 

Guns and Weapons sites are not a viscous Adult and Free Music/Movies sites.  There are a few sites that are popular among Computer Solutions and Services customers.  One should go by the old adage “If it is to good to be true it is probably is”

Shopping Cart