It’s easier than you think to keep your computer malware and hacker free.
Believe it or not, most of today’s computers are pretty safe and secure, whether you’re using Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, Linux, BSD, or Google’s Chrome OS. Mobile devices are equally as safe, as long as you’re downloading apps from an authorized app store.[ Watch out for 11 signs you’ve been hacked — and learn how to fight back, in InfoWorld’s PDF special report. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security newsletter. ]

The old adage that human error accounts for most computer exploits holds true. With the rare exception of true zero-day attacks, which impact a very small minority of users, most successful attacks result from a poor decision on the part of the user.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here