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If you’re using a computer, and most chances you are, you should find these software necessary: AntivirusMalware ProtectionInternet Securitycomputer 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.

Top Antivirus for Small Businesses and Freelancers

Osman Husain | 21.04.19 | 0 Comments

High-profile hacks, such as the Equifax and Marriott breaches, tend to hog the headlines and the ensuing public interest, but that doesn’t mean malicious entities only target the big fish. According to a 2017 study by the Ponemon Institute, 61 percent of small businesses reported...

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What is a digital footprint and why is it important?

Alex Patel | 20.03.19 | 0 Comments

One negative aspect of the internet is that it carries a lot of our data, both generic and personally identifiable. Therefore it’s become quite easy to trace someone’s activities in the online world, as we always leave digital footprints behind. This makes it important to...

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Is your mobile device secure? Tips for staying safe on your phone

Osman Husain | 27.02.19 | 0 Comments

Modern-day smartphones carry an incredible amount of personal data. On a daily basis we access our emails, social media accounts, and personal contacts with a single tap of our finger. Our banking and financial details are stored on apps while our private pictures are tucked...

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Banking Trojans Do More Than Just Steal Your Money

Alex Patel | 28.03.18 | 0 Comments

The story of The Trojan Horse is quite popular, and so is the name Trojan Virus. It works in a similar fashion as the Greek siege of the city of Troy. The virus comes in the garb of useful software which you download (this is...

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The Ultimate Guide to The Best Antivirus Software In 2018

Laurie Dunn | 15.03.18 | 0 Comments

Year in and year out, this topic comes up at the end and at the beginning. This is because malicious users and infosec personnel are in a constant tussle, and try to outwit each other. But it is you, the everyday internet user that gets...

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Making Sure The File You Are About To Download Is Safe

Paul Weaver | 01.03.18 | 0 Comments

People need computers to get anything done in today’s world. Technology has made life much easier for us all, but we are slaves to it, there’s no denying that. There are so many applications that make it simpler to do things in modern society. You...

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Beware: Free Antivirus Isn’t Free Anymore

Alex Patel | 12.02.18 | 0 Comments

The internet is sort of like the minesweeper game we all played at one point in our lives. You never know which move you make might end up in your defeat. The difference here is that defeat means your identity could be stolen, your system...

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10 Warning Signs of Malware Infection

Alex Patel | 19.11.17 | 0 Comments

Malware and other forms of computer attacks have been around for a long time. But there has been a steady growth in the number of malware attacks over the past few years. It is not difficult to understand why that’s the case. The number of...

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BlueBorne vulnerability could affect Billions of Devices

Paul Weaver | 03.10.17 | 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 patches. Since attackers continue to come up...

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Your Firewall Needs Antivirus Software Support

Paul Weaver | 24.08.17 | 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...

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Keep Your Kids Safe Online With Antivirus Protection

Alex Patel | 19.07.17 | 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 list...

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Global ‘WannaCrypt’ Cyber Attack: Is your computer safe?

Ali Raza | 16.05.17 | 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 ‘Eternal Blue’, which was leaked from the NSA around a...

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017

Alex Patel | 11.01.17 | 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 breaches continue to hit...

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Android Security App Roundup

Karen Hayoun | 20.12.16 | 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 smartphone can steal passwords...

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Are you one of the 1m people affected by the Gooligan Android Phone Virus?

Paul Weaver | 04.12.16 | 0 Comments

Security researchers have revealed that a previously unidentified malware campaign targeting Android phones has claimed more than 1 million victims since August. According to security firm Check Point, which publishes the excellent ZoneAlarm antivirus software, the Gooligan malware continues to infect more than 13,000 devices every day. Check Point...

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Cyber Monday Antivirus Deals You Don’t Want to Miss!

Karen Hayoun | 22.11.16 | 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...

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How to Prevent and Remove Ransomware

Julia Thomas | 07.11.16 | 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...

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‘Internet of Things’ Warning Issued Following Massive Cyber Attack

Paul Weaver | 27.10.16 | 0 Comments

Security experts have called for a concerted worldwide effort to increase security around internet-connected devices after the cyber-attack that took down many of the world’s most popular websites last week. The mysterious attack on web infrastructure firm Dyn meant many internet users in the United...

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How to Choose the Best Antivirus for Gaming

Alex Patel | 18.10.16 | 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? Games can be played online through computers, consoles, mobile phones, or on social...

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Yahoo Hack: What Should You Learn From It?

Alex Patel | 29.09.16 | 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 what impact this will have on...

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