WEB STREET SECURITY TOOL KIT
Grisoft offers a free
version of its AVG Anti-Virus for personal use. Don't
forget to record the serial number, as you'll need it
Spybot Search &
Destroy has won our Editors' Choice award in the past
and remains an excellent tool for eliminating spyware.
Spybot won't catch
everything, so you'll also want to bring Lavasoft's
Since these two may
miss a particularly virulent search bar or home page
hijacker, add HijackThis from SpywareInfo.
The free version of
ZoneAlarm is a perennial favorite.
Windows XP has a built-in firewall of sorts, but the
firewall doesn't offer the protection against the misuse
of your Internet connection by rogue programs that a
standalone personal firewall would.
The best and safest way to surf the internet:
Mozilla Fire fox is
Opera is free.
On the chance that the your browser is damaged or
unusable, a free browser (one that's a smaller download