3. Computer and browser slower than before: 10 signs you should invest in your personal cyber security

3. Your computer and/or your browsing is slower than before

Even if this is not necessarily a certain sign of a malware infection, it is often the case.

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If your browsing is also slower, it might be because the computer is busy performing other tasks.

However, if the computer is infected with malicious software, it is very possible that it uses the Internet connection in order to download additional bad software.

Install an antivirus solution if you don’t have one already and perform a full system scan.
Think of what programs did you install lately and uninstall those that you don’t need.

 

Did this ever happen to you?

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All these and many more topics are in the free eBook "Improve your security" available here: www.improve-your-security.org.

About the Author

ImproveYourSecurity

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and since 2003 for Avira. In his current role as Product Manager he is responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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