Protecting your PC

Thursday, 12 May 2005, 9:15 AM EST

The personal information of thousands of individuals has been stolen from databases, university and government computer systems have been hacked, and spyware is now an issue being addressed by the Senate. Computer security has become increasingly important.

How seriously are you taking your own PC security? If even the government and corporations can't keep themselves from being hacked, how can we PC-users protect ourselves? Check out today's five tips to find out.

By Gerri Willis at CNN.

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