This is when a vulnerability is used to access or infect a computer. Zero-day exploits are those that are used before a software vendor is made aware of the vulnerability. When the vulnerability is identified, software vendors release a patch to fix the vulnerability, which renders the exploit useless. This is why it is important to install software updates recommended by your operating system and programs that you use.
It's good to know that some of the click bait which gets my attention is connected to a sketchy web site. I need the re-affirmation that I have ignored my common sense
Have never given PC security much…
Have never given PC security much thought. Usually just download a free one! The last couple of years the free ones have annoyed me so much with their constant advertisements for themselves etc, that I removed them from my computer.
It was great to discover Guardio, It has been a relief having it with so much going on in the world and so many nasty people scamming innocent people. It's great when I think I want to click on a site and a Guardio message come up saying they believe it is a dangerous site so I don't go there.
It's worth every penny I pay. Guardio cleaned up problems that I put up with for years. And I love the fact that I can email and get a response almost immediately with a solution