It is the twenty-first century where everything is designed, created, processed, stored and transferred through the digital medium. Even money can be mined from your personal computers by harnessing the power of your CPU and other system resources, I’m looking at you Bitcoin. Nowadays, PC security is more important than ever to keep you safe from digital threats such as the NotPetya, WannaCry and other ransomware attacks. Personal computer security is very important because it is the first step of defense against unauthorized use of your computer for illegal purposes such as using it as a part of a botnet to carry out large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
In this post, I’m going to explain how to secure your personal computer without putting in much effort. All you need is a working computer and a stable internet connection.
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Free Anti-Keylogging Software (KeyScrambler)
If you think this basic KeyScrambler encryption is not enough then you can check out the list of other useful tools to enhance your PC security even more.
Now that you have set up a firewall to monitor the quality of incoming and outgoing traffic, let’s go to the step of choosing an antivirus engine for your computer. Thinking about which antivirus is the best one out there? To be honest, all antivirus engines (be it the free version or the premium/pro ones) perform the same job – detecting viruses and getting rid of them from your computer. I would suggest you go for Avast’s free antivirus. It is light on the system resources and detects and removes most of the viruses and malware. Moreover, it is the best antivirus for PC which comes with free download of the full version.
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