Sunday, 16 September 2012

DATA SECURITY ON INTERNET

By Ishant GuptaDATA SECURITY ON INTERNET
DATA SECURITY ON INTERNET
Internet world is very wide. Here people always plan to steal your data, identity and money. If you access internet from different different devices then security on internet is very necessary. You need to secure your web-browsing, downloading and mobile device along with your PC. 'Security Sweets' and 'Firewall' helps you in it.

Security Sweets:-
1. Outpost Security Sweet:-
It is a security sweet which provide you Antivirus, Firewall and Anti-Malware in a single package. It provide Email and Web-browsing security also. It checks the behavior of applications to maintain the speed of computer. It is absolutely free. It has some limitations also. It updates only once in a day and it does not have any identity protection and technical support facility.

2. Norton 360 (Version 6.0):-
Norton 360 is a 'All in One' sweet. Its cost is around $30. It has an 'Online Identity Theft Protection' tool set. It warns you for dangerous websites and downloads. It has a facility of monitoring of Email and Instant messaging. It has a 2GB cloud storage also.

Firewalls:-
1. Comodo:-
Comodo is a free firewall. It uses cloud based data to protect your PC from online threats and programs. It mostly find out Trojans, Worms and Hackers attack. It has a 'Sandbox Mode' in which you can run new programs virtually in a safe environment.  It has a built in 'Trust Connect' Wi Fi feature. This feature provides security during data transfer via public networks.

2. Zone Alarm Pro:-
Zone Alarm's firewall pro version is available in $30/year. It keeps safe your computer from hackers and hide information from unreliable people. It's 'Built in Anti Fishing Tool' prevent your PC from duplicate and unreliable websites. It provides 2GB cloud storage, in which you can upload programs and back up your data.

Security of Mobile Devices:-
avast for androidAndroid: Avast
This free app of avast provides you a 'real time antivirus' protection. It provides a firewall, which stops all apps to access internet. It provides SMS and Call Filtering facilities also. It works as a task manager. It has a strong 'Anti Theft' feature, which notifies you on Sim lock and Sim change. 
It has a 'Remote Start' and 'Remote Wipe' facility. It can be very useful for android phones.

iOS: Virus Barrier
You can buy Virus Barrier app in just $2.99. It is very useful for iOS devices. It can scan the content which you download to your mobile. It scans Malware, Adware and hacker tools. It check that no malware, adware or virus should transfer to iOS when it connects to PC. It can scan zip files and email attachments also. It can scan files stored online in Dropbox and FTP server also. It also scan websites with fishing links and other dangerous data.

Options for Advance Users:-
Security during downloading:-
Use of Torrents is not illegal.  With the help of torrents you can download target file separately. If you are a target user and unhappy with your internet service provider, that he is strict for target speed or worried about the privacy, you should try www.peerblock.com and www.btguard.com. BT Guard's paid service provides you a secure and encrypted root for target data, which hide IP address of the PC. Peerblock is an open source and it works with www.iblocklist.com

Security of your Laptop:-
It is very rare that your lost laptop find again. In this situation you should use 'Prey.' Create your account on "www.preyproject.com." It is free and available for Windows, Mac and Linux. 'Prey' installs in stealth mode. It does not appear anywhere on computer. Instead you need it to control online. Prey always remain silent. It starts work when you give any signal of misplacing of laptop. After that when anyone connects your laptop with a network, Prey trace that location. You can take a screenshot also that what is going on your laptop. Also you can take photos with the help of webcam.

Ispy CCTV:-
Open www.ispyconnect.com. Download free software for windows. It converts webcam into surveillance device. It provides video recording, motion detection and face detection facilities.

1 Comment:

Ron Starc said...

IP Camera Viewer for the PC is a great little product that lets me view my cams quickly and for free. The interface is intuitive and it works well.

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