Latest Antivirus Articles

If you’re using a computer, and most chances you are, you should find these software necessary: Antivirus, Malware Protection, Internet Security, computer Tune-up and Backup. Why? For the simple reason of securing your computer and most important data, and preventing any unwanted sources and threats from damaging and completely destroying it. We tend to keep valuable information on our computers whether work related or personal, thus protecting, securing and improving it is a must! It is no different than doing so for your own home. To ease the process and pave the way for choosing the best brand suitable, here are a few articles and tips for you to read. Educate yourself on what is an antivirus, what to look for in antivirus software, how to avoid spam, and more. Use this important information to your advantage and share your experience with others in the comment section below. Further knowledge never hurt anyone, only viruses.

*The following tips and articles are solely recommendations and should not be considered as professional advice.

BlueBorne vulnerability could affect Billions of Devices

Paul Weaver | | 17 Likes | 0 Comments
Every day, security researchers try to identify issues in security systems in operating systems and devices all over the world. They do so in order to prevent exploitation of system vulnerabilities by identifying them sooner and applying security...
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Your Firewall Needs Antivirus Software Support

Paul Weaver | | 52 Likes | 0 Comments
Is a firewall still necessary nowadays? Yes - of course it is! Who told you it’s not? Most people have heard about the firewall as a protection mechanism for their PCs. But almost the same amount of people don’t go out looking for more info on...
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Keep Your Kids Safe Online With Antivirus Protection

Alex Patel | | 68 Likes | 0 Comments
Antivirus Software Will Keep your Kids’ Online Adventures Safe!   If you are a parent, your kids’ well-being is at the top of your list of priorities. Well-being is a broad concept, but in 2017 there is one aspect that has to be on any...
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Global ‘WannaCrypt’ Cyber Attack: Is your computer safe?

Sarah Goldstein | | 107 Likes | 0 Comments
On Friday afternoon it became known that a ransomware attack was spreading like wildfire throughout unpatched Windows systems worldwide. The ransomware, known as WannaCrypt 2.0 (or WannaCry or Wannacrytor), is based on a hacking tool called...
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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017

Alex Patel | | 187 Likes | 0 Comments
2016 was a huge year when it comes to cyber security, and the industry is growing faster than ever. It’s now predicted the industry will grow to be worth $1 trillion between 2017 and 2020, which is hardly surprising given that high-profile...
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Android Security App Roundup

Karen Hayoun | | 197 Likes | 0 Comments
With smartphones playing a larger role in our daily lives, it is important to protect all of the sensitive information we have saved on these devices. This doesn't only refer to photos, documents, and messages. Viruses that gain access to your...
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Cyber Monday Antivirus Deals You Don’t Want to Miss!

Sarah Goldstein | | 203 Likes | 0 Comments
Holiday shopping is no longer about waking up before dawn to wait in line with hundreds of other people for a store to open. These days, you can get the best deals on top brands from the comfort of your couch. This Cyber Monday, many of the top...
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How to Prevent and Remove Ransomware

Julia Thomas | | 191 Likes | 0 Comments
Imagine logging on to your laptop to work on an important document or look at old family photos only to find that the folder is blocked. If you’re the victim of a ransomware attack this is usually about the time a popup or lockscreen will appear...
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How to Choose the Best Antivirus for Gaming

Alex Patel | | 203 Likes | 0 Comments
Today’s digital world means more and more games are played online and with that comes the increased threat of viruses. So how does one stay safe without missing out on the fun?...
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Yahoo Hack: What Should You Learn From It?

Sarah Goldstein | | 201 Likes | 0 Comments
Yahoo Inc. recently revealed that it was hacked in 2014, and at least 500 million user accounts were compromised. With cyber attacks becoming increasingly more frequent, this one is said to be the largest data breach ever. It is still unclear...
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iPhone Security Software – ZoneAlarm vs. Bitdefender

Julia Thomas | | 253 Likes | 0 Comments
Apple, the most valuable brand in the world, takes a lot of pride in the fact that its devices are ‘inherently secure’, or so the company claims. Inherently secure, that basically means secure by default - is there such a thing nowadays?...
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Learn How to Remove Spyware Effectively

Paul Weaver | | 379 Likes | 0 Comments
When was the last time you scanned your PC for spyware? Many of us are well aware of the existence of spyware and the high odds of it being active on our own PCs right now, but we still try to ignore it as much as we can. Sure, we know it is much...
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How to Protect Yourself When Using Public Wi-Fi

Laurie Dunn | | 359 Likes | 0 Comments
We all use public Wi-Fi. Whether it's with our laptops or phones, at a local cafe or on vacation, we all use Wi-Fi if we can. But the truth is that public Wi-Fi is far from safe....
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The Essential Email Security Guide

Julia Thomas | | 385 Likes | 0 Comments
We all use emails in our everyday lives. However, most people give little thought to the dangers that email can pose to their security. From the Sarah Palin email hack to the Sonny hack, emails are not as safe as we thought they were. Through them...
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5 Popular Desktop Apps That Threaten Your Online Security

Julia Thomas | | 640 Likes | 1 Comments
We all know about the threat posed by cyber criminals. However, most people tend to think that they are safe, mainly as a result of the whole, "It won't happen to me" line of thinking. We install a good antivirus and think that we are safe....
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6 Things You Do Online That Make You Vulnerable to Identity Theft

Julia Thomas | | 416 Likes | 0 Comments
The internet is an incredibly convenient tool, but it is also a convenient way for others to gather information about you. Exposing certain types of private information online can make it easy for someone to steal your identity. It might sound a...
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5 Steps to Safer Browsing with Google Chrome

Laurie Dunn | | 392 Likes | 0 Comments
If you’re one of the hundreds of millions of people who use Google Chrome to access the internet every day, you could be putting your computer’s security in danger and potentially leaving the door open to your most sensitive data. The good...
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How to Tell if You Have Spyware on Your Computer

Alex Patel | | 383 Likes | 0 Comments
The spyware industry costs the US economy billions of dollars per year. Indeed, according to the Consumer Spyware Initiative, around 90% of US home computers have been infected with spyware at some time. If you think that your computer is "acting...
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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

Laurie Dunn | | 448 Likes | 0 Comments
If you have internet access, you need to know about phishing scams and how to avoid them. By simply understanding how they work, what they can do, and what steps to take, you can prevent data and identity theft....
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What to Do if You Get a Virus on Your Computer

Laurie Dunn | | 412 Likes | 0 Comments
Viruses are nasty pieces of code that find their way into your computer and cause havoc. They come in all shapes and sizes and usually disguise themselves as harmless emails or programs to get you to download them. The main purpose of a virus is...
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How to Stay Away from Rogue Antivirus Software

Alex Patel | | 450 Likes | 0 Comments
If you've been searching online for an antivirus product to buy or try, you may have come across the term "rogue antivirus software" or "rogue security software". As the name implies, it is something you should avoid from trying or buying. The...
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Do I Need an Internet Security Suite?

Julia Thomas | | 456 Likes | 2 Comments
An "Internet Security Suite" is a security program installed on your computer or mobile device that operates to protect your personal information while you are connected to the internet. Antivirus programs are designed to protect your computer...
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The Antivirus Glossary

Julia Thomas | | 671 Likes | 3 Comments
Computer viruses are something you wouldn't want to have on your computer. They are malicious software designed to cause damage once your computer's infected. Viruses intrude computers using various methods which often cannot be detected by the user...
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5 Things to Look for in Antivirus Software

Alex Patel | | 526 Likes | 1 Comments
Every computer today needs antivirus software, however the possibilities are endless and often confusing. Like everything else in life unfamiliar to you, guidelines and tips could become highly beneficial when looking for the right antivirus...
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The History of Computer Viruses

Laurie Dunn | | 543 Likes | 2 Comments
Computer viruses are known to anyone who has a computer these days. Back in the 80s, when computers just started becoming popular in homes and businesses due to the IBM PC in '82 and the Apple Macintosh in '84, computer viruses first started to...
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What is Antivirus Software?

Alex Patel | | 453 Likes | 0 Comments
If you have ever owned or used a computer, you've probably heard the words "antivirus software". In fact, you might even have one already installed on your computer, protecting your files and identity without your knowledge. But besides being...
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What Kind of Damage Can a Virus Cause my PC?

Julia Thomas | | 545 Likes | 0 Comments
Computer viruses are very much like biological viruses in that they are designed to spread to as many computers as possible and damage them. The word "virus" initially refers only to a code that is distributed through email attachments, removable...
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Why Should I Pay for Antivirus Software?

Laurie Dunn | | 619 Likes | 4 Comments
Having a good antivirus program running on all of your devices is important in order to protect your files and personal information. Choosing a security suite that fulfills your needs and provides you with the protection you require can be difficult...
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LATEST TIPS

5 Tips for Choosing Antivirus Software

Choosing antivirus software you can rely on is crucial to protecting your computer and personal information, not to mention your peace of mind. Here are a few tips... Read More

5 Tips to Protect Yourself Against Malware

The word “malware” is a combination of the words “malicious software” and refers to any software with malicious intent: viruses, trojans,... Read More

5 Ways to Improve Security on Your Computer

If you own and use a computer, then it is most probably filled with your personal data. You need to take precautions to ensure that your files and information are... Read More
FAQ

Why do I need to pay for AV?

A free Antivirus software grants you a very basic protection package and often does not cover spam filtering and web protection. Paid antivirus software, however, will... Read More

What is the difference between business and consumer antivirus programs?

The features and capabilities usually differ. The reasons for this are namely because businesses will require a license that works on multiple computers, and because... Read More

What is Antivirus Software?

Antivirus software is a program that you install on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone in order to protect your files, privacy and identity. There are many security... Read More

How Much Does an Antivirus Software Cost?

There are many basic antivirus programs available for free, however they are usually limited in the features and security that they provide. For comprehensive security... Read More

Does Antivirus Software Protect Me Online?

That depends on the antivirus software you purchase. Basic antivirus products don’t always have features that protect you online. If you want complete security on... Read More
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