While many of you can’t bear the thought of a virus infecting your computer, I actually welcome infections now.
You heard me right. I welcome them. Why on earth would someone welcome a computer virus you might ask? Simply put, I’m prepared.
With the help of Bill Mullins over at Tech Thoughts, I have been able to secure my computer using what I consider to be the best anti virus programs available. So when disaster is looming (such as the highly anticipated Conficker Virus), I have made sure to update all of my antivirus software and backup all of my files.
If Conficker day (AKA April Fools Day) turns out to be real, the implications it will have on unprotected computers is nothing short of a disaster! You may already be infected with Conficker and may play host to the creators devices so you might want to scan your computer with Stinger which is a virus scanner that directly targets the Conficker virus. It is constantly updated as new variants are found.
And make sure to pay a visit to Bill’s web security blog. As the saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
Don’t be a victim of computer viruses. Protect yourself. A good protection system is multi-layered and mine consists of the following: