Security & Privacy

Find expert advice on Internet security and how to protect your online privacy on BrightHub.com’s Internet Security & Privacy channel.In the US alone, 146.4 million users were online in March 2008 according to the latest NielsonNet ratings. As Internet use has increased, so too has ‘the dark side of the Net’ – spam, viruses, malware, trojans and hackers. This emerging field of ‘cyber crime’ has led to a variety of software designed to protect your personal information and maintain your online privacy, as well as a growing need for reliable information on best practices for safe surfing.Managing Editor J.F. Amprimoz and his team of technical writers offer an in-depth look at how to best protect your computer and your personal data. In addition to honest security software reviews, you will find original and thought-provoking technology articles such as Paul’s series on Defensive Browsing or his kid-safe browsing primer for parents: Do You Browse Like You Parent?In addition to informative technology articles and information on how to surf safely, join the Bright Hub community to comment on articles and ask questions.

McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 – This Offering Scans Clean

McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 is a modern security suite from the security veteran McAfee. McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 includes a solid, well-designed, high-performing virus scanner, firewall, and anti-spyware and malware applications.

Password Manager XP – Store Your Data with Confidence

CP Lab’s Password Manager XP offers a secure data manager and web-form filler with perhaps a not very forward-looking name. If you want a low-cost, flexible, secure data storage solution, you’ll like what you see, assuming you can figure out how to use its needlessly complicated interface.