How to keep my computer safe.
December 10, 2011 2:49 PM Subscribe
What do I *really* need to do in order to keep my computer reasonably save from malware and intrusions?
posted by lord_yo to computers & internet (23 answers total) 23 users marked this as a favorite
From security experts, I keep hearing antivirus software et al. were snake oil. If that's the case, what are the requirements for achieving an optimum of security and convenience while using the internet? I'm not looking for a false sense of security - the internet will obviously never be a safe place - just tips to stay out of trouble.