Latest blog posts by tag "Cybersecurity"

Why Is Antivirus Software Important?
Why Is Antivirus Software Important?

If you purchased a new desktop, laptop, or smartphone, you probably assume it will operate at lightning-fast speed for at least a few years, right? Wrong.

Without antivirus protection, your shiny new device can fall prey to one of the many tools at cybercriminals’ disposal. Your passwords can be lifted, your bank account emptied, and your identity stolen.

Mercy Pilkington by Mercy Pilkington January 20, 2019
5 Anti-Adware Programs That Can Save Your System
5 Anti-Adware Programs That Can Save Your System

There is no escaping internet ads, and to be honest, they help keep the cost of using your favorite websites down. But your computer can be at risk from malicious adware if you don’t have the right protection. Once infected, your private information can be exposed to hackers and shady advertisers who will bombard you with even more unwanted ads. Luckily, getting rid of adware is easy with the right antivirus software.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 20, 2019
5 Antivirus Solutions That Provide Total Coverage
5 Antivirus Solutions That Provide Total Coverage

How strong is your computer’s security? Are you prepared for the latest threats? New viruses are unleashed almost every day, and it’s never been truer: virus protection isn’t optional.

You need antivirus software, but with so many options on the market, it’s important to do your research and make an informed decision.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 20, 2019
Mac Malware Mshelper Got You Down? Here’s the Solution.
Mac Malware Mshelper Got You Down? Here’s the Solution.

You wouldn’t want a stranger stealing your computing power, would you? That’s exactly what’s happening on Macs right now with the Mshelper virus. Gone are the days where MacOS was considered virus resistant. New threats are always being developed, and Apple users are not immune to them. You need to learn more about this virus and how it may be affecting your computer, especially if you’re into cryptocurrencies.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 20, 2019
Is Internet Security Software Necessary in 2019?
Is Internet Security Software Necessary in 2019?

Internet security programs may sound like a “nice” thing to have, but they’re more like a critical tool to keep your data and your network safe.

If you still think of a comprehensive internet security suite as a useful add-on to your antivirus software—or decided that you don’t need either one—you are putting your computer’s health and your identity at risk.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 13, 2019
How to Do a Virus Scan for Windows 10
How to Do a Virus Scan for Windows 10

Windows 10 is currently the world’s most popular operating system. That means it’s also the world’s most lucrative target for cybercriminals.

Mercy Pilkington by Mercy Pilkington January 13, 2019
Is Your Computer Infected with the Autorun.in Virus? Here’s How to Delete It
Is Your Computer Infected with the Autorun.in Virus? Here’s How to Delete It

Autorun.in is a virus that is usually spread through infected external devices like USB drives. Once an infected USB disk is introduced to your system, the virus can destroy your computer, self-executing files, destroying important documents, and replicating itself so that it is hard to remove.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders January 13, 2019
How Does a Virus Scan Protect Your Computer?
How Does a Virus Scan Protect Your Computer?

Your computer is a treasure chest of important files and sensitive data. If a virus infects your computer, your personal information could end up in the wrong hands. At the very least, your photos, downloaded music and movies—even saved emails—could be lost forever.

Mercy Pilkington by Mercy Pilkington January 13, 2019
Here’s What You Need to Know about the Suspicious Email Warning on Gmail
Here’s What You Need to Know about the Suspicious Email Warning on Gmail

Your email gets bombarded every day, but not all of them are safe. In fact, some of them are actively trying to steal your private information. As our email inboxes expand in size, the amount of junk mail and clutter has also increased. The logical answer would be to simply stop using email, that’s not really feasible. Instead, you need to be aware of the major threats out there and how to spot them.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 10, 2019
A Quick Guide to Running a Virus Scan on Your Android Device
A Quick Guide to Running a Virus Scan on Your Android Device

Do you have an antivirus program on your Android device? You likely have one on your computer, but Android devices are just as susceptible to viruses as computers. Hackers are eager to take advantage of the lack of security on your phone, so installing antivirus software on your Android device is important. The hardest part is choosing the right one.

Eric C. by Eric C. January 10, 2019