Tag: Antivirus software

25
Jan

Free Anti-Virus Software Just Doesn’t Cut It

If there’s one area where people should be willing to splurge, it’s anti-virus software. Most companies, like McAfee, charge for a whole year of protection, which includes updates. Since even anti-virus protection from reputable companies isn’t 100% guaranteed, why would anyone want to stack the deck against himself by skimping on anti-virus protection? Some people…

19
Jan

Symantec Customers at Risk Thanks to Source Code Theft

The idea of being hacked is a scary one, and the importance of protecting your computer from viruses and malware can’t be understated. It’s even scarier to think about what could happen if a security software manufacturer got hacked. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to Symantec six years ago. In 2006, hackers got their hands…

10
Jan

When It Comes to Internet Security, You Can Never be Too Careful

We’ve all seen those commercials where some big scruffy guy in Illinois — or wherever — is buying himself a new motorcycle or boat for himself, plus a little something for his pals, with a credit card owned by some little old lady in Arizona or some other state. Unfortunately, those commercials don’t exaggerate. Identity…

5
Jan

Tips and Tricks for better Google Searching

Time is precious. No one wants to waste it needlessly. Google searches can be needless wastes of time. But they don’t have to be. There are many tips and tricks that can be used to give Google good information in order to get back the best possible search results. Google tries to give people what…

5
Jan

Do you know about the National Cyber Security Alliance

Everyone wants to be safe online, but not everyone knows how.  Malicious websites, spyware and viruses may not be lurking around every corner, but they are prevalent enough for people to become more aware of what they are, how they operate and how to avoid them.  That’s where the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) comes…

21
Dec

Keeping Your Mac OS safe

One of the best things about Mac OS X is that it has some very basic protection against malicious downloads, which means you don’t have to worry about malware entering your computer when you download an application or open an attachment in an email. You see, every time you download an application via Safari or…

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