Simple Computer Security
Disinfect Your PC
By CA, Jim Geier
Publisher: Wiley
Released: April 2007
Pages: 332

Detect and eliminate threats to your computer without delay

Did you know that a typical unprotected PC is attacked within 20 minutes of being connected to the Internet? Protect yourself and your family with the CA Internet Security Suite and the expert advice in this comprehensive guide. You'll find state-of-the-art software, easy-to-follow installation guidance, and ready solutions to protect you against a wide range of Internet-borne threats—from stopping spyware, spam, and viruses, to blocking inappropriate and offensive content from your children.

  • Recognize the enemy—viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and zombies
  • Find the lurking applications on your system—spyware and adware
  • Stop spammers from using your computer to send bulk emails by the millions
  • Surf sensibly with the right Web browser settings
  • Block hackers with the robust CA personal firewall
  • Update your PC protection regularly

CA Founded in 1976, CA is a global company with 150 offices in more than 45 countries and revenues of $3.5 billion in 2005. With over 15,000 employees, CA provides products and support to 98% of Fortune 500® companies, as well as government entities, educational institutions, and thousands of other companies in diverse industries worldwide. CA products cover systems, networks, security, storage, and databases.

Protect Your PC with CA Internet Security Suite

You'll find powerful technology, preconfigured settings, and automatic updates that take the guesswork out of PC security. The complete package includes:

  • Anti-Virus Detects and eliminates thousands of computer viruses, worms, and Trojan programs
  • Personal Firewall Stops hackers, monitors your email for suspicious attachments, stops pop-ups, controls cookies, and helps protect against identity theft
  • Anti-Spyware Removes a wide range of spyware threats and complements your anti-virus and firewall defenses
  • Anti-Spam Works seamlessly with Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express to block unwanted spam and fraudulent phishing attacks
  • Parental Controls Blue Coat K9 Web Protection content filtering
  • Automatic Updates Six-month subscription 

System Requirements

Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 (SP3+) or XP (SP1+), 256 MB RAM, 300 MHz or higher Pentium-compatible CPU, 60 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher, Internet access
For Anti-Spam: Microsoft Outlook 2000/2002/2003 or Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5/6.0 or higher, one or more POP 3 or MAPI email accounts For Parental Controls: Windows 2000 or XP, 25 MB hard disk space

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