People living in this digital age are extremely fortunate when it comes to computing and for many it is hard to imagine what kind of power they have sitting at their fingertips. On a high end cell phone these days there is more computing power on the device than that used to send the original astronauts to the moon over 50 years ago.
Whilst we may have seen previous rapid increases in performance of computing power slow down over the years that is not because we do not have the technology to make them go faster; it is just for a lot of people they do not need the power that a stronger computer would bring. At least not yet. There is going to be a time pretty soon where the power race when it comes to computers and computing devices is going to return. Developers like the new power that these devices give you and they are going to want more so that they are able to make better applications.
But it is just not the average developer who likes the power that these new devices are able to give you. It is the bad guys on the internet as well who like the power that the normal computer and smartphone have. With the increasing computational abilities of these devices they are able to pull off more brazen attacks that you would have thought would not have been possible a few years ago. And not only that, but they are able to hide their attacks better on the computer while it is running. With many computers these days having multi core chips inside of them the average person is not going to notice that they have another program running alongside the open browser that they are already using. When you know that the average browser needs a lot of computing power already a small piece of malware running on the side is not going to be easily noticed.
But hopefully the security software that you have running on your computer is able to notice the problem. And after it notices the problem it should be able to negate the issue once and for all. Because not only is the latest malware able to take advantage of the increase in power for the average computer, but the latest antivirus systems should be able to take advantage of it as well. It should be able to run faster and deeper scans to be able to track and eliminate the stranger that is inside of your system. In the past a full scan would take almost the whole day to get done but with the new modern day computers such a scan should only take a few hours. It is worth those few hours to be able to make sure that there is nothing funny running on your computer.
Overall you should not let the bad guys be the only ones who are taking advantage of the power that is inside of your computer system. You should be taking advantage of it as well with the latest in security enhancements. No matter what you are doing on your computer your number one priority should be always to protect it. Once you are able to do that then all of the other worries about your system should be put to bed.