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Tips to solve 3 common PC security disasters

Simple cures for 3 regular web headaches

Here's how to banish spyware, stay safe on unsecured public networks, and what to do if you seem to be spamming yourself.

Viruses, spyware and worms. We all know the dangers inherent in accessing the internet and we all take precautions. Yet our PCs still occasionally get infected, because we can't know everything.

Some issues crop up time and time again. They shouldn't be particularly difficult to avoid, but they're as stubborn as old boots to get shot of once you've been caught out.

Over the next three pages, we'll look at how to rid your PC of nefarious, spyware-infected programs, explain why you sometimes receive strange email from your own address and teach you how to stay safe on unsecured public wireless networks.

We also present a cautionary tale about visiting websites that aren't what they seem.

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  1. Simple cures for 3 regular web headaches
  2. Getting rid of stubborn spyware
  3. Stop spamming yourself, and unsecured networks

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