In Part 1 we learned a bit about file extensions and how to judge things we download. We learned that data files are generally safe, but executable files (programs) may be a danger.
In this part we look at how to examine potentially dangerous files and assess the risk. Continue reading Am I about to download a virus? (Part 2)
There are lots of good, useful things you can download from the Internet for free. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of things that will harm your PC, pop-up fake warnings, mess with your search results, and so on.
How do you tell a good download from a bad one?
The same applies to e-mail attachments – how do you tell a safe attachment from a dangerous one? Continue reading Am I about to download a virus? (Part 1)