Viruses are small files that attach to emails or downloads and infect your computer which is why you need virus protection. They can be as harmless as displaying funny pictures on your monitor or they can go through your address book and send everyone within your address book the same virus. More dangerous versions can completely wipeout your computer and all your information and some can take over your machine and send spam from your computer. Without your knowledge, you can become a spammer. Virus protection saves you from virus problems. Hackers are the underbelly of the internet. They are people who randomly scan the internet to find "openings" so they can go in and snoop around. Once into your machine, they have as much access to it as you do. That means your online banking, personal data, family data . are all available to a hacker. Hacker security is your safety net when surfing. The Shield Pro 2006 gives you both virus protection and hacker security by providing ongoing support and updates. When a virus breaks out, The Shield Pro 2006 will provide a patch within 2-3 hours and a fix for the virus within 5 hours. You can set you computer to update viruses weekly and run a complete virus scan. Virus protection is a must and no one with internet access should surf without it.
17 years ago