Now that the holiday shopping season is upon us, we’ll all be bombarded with email spam containg all kinds of deals and offers.  The question is, which are legitimate and which can compromise our computer system?  Sometimes it’s hard to tell.

Google has a helpful little video on how to protct your computer from Malware.  It gives a clear explanation on how a system can be compromised with malware.  And it contains common sense tips on how to avoid malware.   We all tend to overlook the common sense stuff, so it’s a good idea to take a moment and give it a look.

This video is pretty much directed at Windows users.  And Google should know.  Last year, they banned the use of Windows on company systems.

So, if you REALLY want to avoid having your system infected, ask Santa to drop off an early Christmas gift.  Linux.  Linux is immune from Windows viruses, malware, and trojans.  Plus it’s free.

Simply download Linux and install to your current Windows system.  You can wipe Windows completely or, install as a dual boot.

Or you can order a Linux system from

Have a safe web- surfing holiday season.  Get Linux.


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