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PC Security Test is a free program for Windows that checks computer security against viruses, spyware and hackers. With a few mouse clicks, users can easily control the efficiency of their protection software (anti-virus programs, spyware scanners and firewalls).
PC Security Test simulates virus, spyware and hacking attacks and monitors the responses of your protection software. Don't worry, no real viruses are involved !
After the tests are complete, PC Securtiy computes a security index and provides tips on improving PC security.
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Is your computer protected against spyware ?
The majority of PCs are protected against viruses but not against spyware. Spyware is a new generation of malicious programs that infect numerous unprotected computers every day. A spyware program can
display advertising pop ups when you are browsing the internet, collect data on your computer and your browsing habits, add unwanted toolbars or buttons to Internet Explorer or slow down your computer
Internet Explorer: a good target
Microsoft Internet Explorer is the world's most popular web browser.
It is also a major target for spyware and pop ups. Some programs and web sites add components like web toolbars to Internet Explorer that can be used to show unwanted web sites and advertising pop ups. Others record and transmit your browsing habits. You can protect your computer against these kinds of threats with real-time scanning software.