Why Avoid Depending on a Free Internet Security Software? PDF Print E-mail

In the 21st century most of the information that is shared is online. When you are accessing your file there might be a hacking also happening on the other side. On one side there are so many inventions and researches are happening to standardize the country and on the side the way to destroy is also happening. A virus can harm your computer at point of time while you are online. Most of the time the virus would spread unknowingly when you purchase online or downloading. Hence the necessary data's are destroyed. To avoid this only Internet security software can do.

Internet security software is nothing but the antivirus, spy ware, anti-trojan and so on. This internet security involves in the protection of the internet account and the files when there is a hacking happening from the unknown user. Internet security software is created in a way, which can protect the information with the help of the passwords and sometimes even taking a back up of a file. Internet security software is programmed in a way that can detect the virus when it is entering. Some of the common viruses are Trojan horses, worms, malware (classified a s Trojans) and so on.

Suitable software to protect your data

When you go online to find suitable internet security software, you can find any number of security software available online. Some software has to be purchased and some are free software. When compared to the paid internet security software, the free internet security software doesn't work. Free internet security software would work only for a week or so until it is permitted to work. Usually when it's free it would work only for a less time. For time being free software can be installed and it can be kept as a trial for the software you are about to purchase. It can be a trial to know how an anti virus would work. Antivirus would block the IP address from others using it.

There is a debate on the security and reliability of free software than the paid software. The free software can be public domain software i.e. the copyright might be expired or the work was not copyrighted. Since public domain software lacks copyright it can be altered by anyone and it can be altered by anyone. Hence some may use it for debugging the software for their convenience and some may create a spyware in it which would create more complex than before.

The other technique is through the Copyleft licenses i.e. the author has the copyright and permits the redistribution and modification by others. The work which is modified is also licensed under the same 'copyleft' license. The major issue on the copy right license is the security through obscurity (the quality). In most cases this method lacks in fixes when there is a security flaws. Some claim that the free software claims more vulnerability as the source code is accessible to every one. Free software provides no warranty and also it does not assign liability to any one. The warranty is made just between the software and its usage. Hence to save your private data chose the one which suit your needs.



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