Security software: PC security troubleshooting
- Advice on identifying and managing viruses and security threats
- What to do to prevent ID fraud if your computer has been hacked
- Security software - what you do and don't need
What's in this guide
This practical Which? guide will show you how to deal with common PC security issues, illustrating ways of spotting and dealing with threats.
With good security software, catching a digital nasty is fairly rare - but they are still a threat. We explain how to identify a virus and limit the damage.
This step-by-step guide looks at how to update your existing security software to include the latest malware fingerprints, plus free online tools.
What to do if you think you've been hacked, from reclaiming accounts and updating passwords, to updating security and preventing online attacks.
We show you how to deal with identity theft, explaining who to contact if you've been a victim, and how to protect yourself from identity fraud.
How to manage security software on your PC, including how to remove old software, and whether you need any additional anti-virus software.