How To Protect Your Computer From Hackers

Security is something you probably take seriously. You lock your car, your doors and windows -- but when it comes to your home computer, do you give it as much thought?

There are a few key things to stay safe online and offline.

Sean Busch is a college senior. He loves his computer and wants to make sure it is free of viruses and spyware.

"Being on campus you get more susceptible to things like this. Being in a close-knit group of friends, if one person gets it, somebody is likely to click on the same thing and it's like wildfire throughout the campus," Busch said.

Computer security expert Charles Griffin evaluated Busch's laptop and he discovered something he liked. Busch has it set up to do a security scan at night. - Local News - How To Protect Your Computer From Hackers

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