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Free Spyware Detectors

Spyware on your computer? It's more likely than you think. 90 percent of Internet-connected computers are infected with some form of spyware. Spyware...

Identity Theft on the Rise Due to Internet Flaws

Constant internet access has become a staple in the average person's life, thanks to the interconnectivity of our smartphones, wearable smart...

Keeping Your Teens Protected From Predators Online

Recently, a judge sentenced Florida-based Lucas Michael Chansler, 31, to 105 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to nine counts of producing...

5 Tips Parents Should Teach Children About Internet Safety

As a parent, you would never leave your house unlocked with your beloved youngsters inside. Unfortunately, many homes still have one door that...

Your Computer's Own Personal Army: A Comparison of the Top Internet Security Suites

There are hundreds of viruses, malware, ransomware, Trojans, hackers and spyware that threaten to invade your computer and wreak havoc on your...

Knox: Now a Free Mac Encryption Software Option

Mac file encryption software like Knox is hard to find – it encrypts files and then hides them, it scored the highest in our ease-of-use tests,...

The Lowdown on “Free” Anti-Spyware Downloads

You’ve heard of them: free anti-spyware software. You’ve probably been tempted to click on the popup or email that brought you the offer. While...

2014’s Biggest Data Breaches

Data breaches in America reached an all-time high in 2014. With people using the internet to review and pay bills online, the web is a perfect...

10 Tips for Securing Your Mac

Mac computers are some of the most secure, experiencing much fewer cases of malware infection than their Windows counterparts. However, this...

10 Actionable Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

Identity thieves bait for their phishing schemes in many different ways, often posing as trusted businesses or organizations such as banks or...

How Do Computers Get Viruses?

Computer viruses and other malware are designed to spread. They jump from computer to computer, using network connections to infiltrate a computer's...

What Types of Spyware are Out There?

Spyware is any software that obtains information from a PC without the user’s knowledge. There are many different types of spyware operating...

What is Spyware?

Spyware is any technology or programming on your computer that covertly gathers information; the data is then sold to advertisers or to other...

How Did Spyware End Up on My Computer?

The worst thing about spyware silently cohabitating on your computer isn’t just how long it’s been there or what it’s been up to, but figuring...

Do Linux Computers Need Antivirus Software?

Windows' penetration in the desktop operating systems market is far ahead of Linux. Between these two desktop OS platforms, it is a well-known...

8 Symptoms of an Infected Computer

Do you know how to tell if your computer has a virus? Sometimes there's no way to be sure, but often computers give hints that something isn't...

A Brief History of the Computer Virus

In November of 1983, USC academic advisor Len Adleman minted the term "virus" because a computer virus multiplies itself within the bowels of...

What Is Clickjacking and How Can You Avoid It?

A growing threat to all Internet users, clickjacking can seriously compromise your online security and private data. Learn how to identify clickjacking...

How to Remove Trojan.Poweliks

Trojan.Poweliks is a computer infection that installs itself in the registry. It then acts as a Trojan downloader that the creators use to download...

Everything You Need to Know About Ransomware

The term ransomware refers to a form of malware that attacks computer devices, essentially holding the computer hostage until the owner pays...

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