After the hustle bustle of the holiday season, most of us are ready to get back into our regular routines. However, I just read an article by Matt Gephardt at KUTV.com in Utah that there is actually a bump up in computer malware infections after the holidays – up to a 30% increase! That means there are those who are working extra hard right now to get personal information from your computer.
The article says that much of this increase is due to people:
getting new computers or other electronic gadgets as gifts for the holidays
surfing the Internet before installing some sort of anti-virus protection
surfing for online bargains in the holiday shopping season.
There are ways to ascertain if your computer has been infected. Two of the [...]