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Security MVP Offers Malware Protection

Security MVP Offers Malware Protection

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Consumer Security MVP Mike Burgess's Hosts file continues to lead the fight against malware and security threats from around the world. The internet can be a harsh place to surf, but Mike’s Hosts file for Windows, can be used to block ads, banners, 3rd party Cookies, 3rd party page counters, web bugs, and even most web browser hijackers. This is accomplished by blocking the internet connection to malware sites.

Currently, he has over 10,000 mailing list members, with 126 updates last year, and accolades from Pricelesswarehome.org, and the "Hype-Free" security blog. Mike's contribution towards Windows is a strong piece of armour in the constant fight for internet security.

Learn more about how the Hosts file can protect Windows users by clicking here.

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