Your computer and your router can be attacked by hackers and malware and they can cause havoc with your internet connection. You need to check your router asap to see if you have been compromised.
Almost every week you hear about a security breach somewhere and passwords have been stolen. Could someone access your Microsoft account? Not if you secure it with 2-factor authentication.
Windows Defender has quietly been getting better and it is a much more reliable security program than when it was first introduced. The update in Windows 10 anniversary edition makes it even better.
Do you need antivirus software or a full security suite on your Windows PC? What will happen if you choose not to run antivirus or antispyware software? Is it dangerous not to use security?
You cannot completely stop Facebook, but there are steps you can take and settings you may not be aware of that enable you to exert some control over unwanted ads and tracking.
Scanning for malware with a utility like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can be slow on some computers, so we have put together a collection of top tips to speed up your scans.
If you are switching antivirus software or even just upgrading to a newer version, you should remove all traces of the previous program to avoid problems. Here’s how to do it properly.
The amount of data that Windows 10 sends back to Microsoft has been a concern for some users. Fortunately, there are lots of privacy tools that will prevent this and here are two new ones.
Hidden protection systems? Well, not quite hidden, but there are certainly settings that you should check to make sure they are turned on because they can increase the security of your PC.
Is Windows 10 the biggest spyware program ever created? Some people do not like the way that it shares information with Microsoft and Safer-Networking has a free utility that can prevent that.
Sometimes when you are browsing the web, Chrome (and other web browsers too), will block access to a website with a warning that danger lies ahead. Why? What is wrong? You can find out.
You may not be the only one that can access your Google Drive content and apps may also have access. Which apps are they and why do they have permissions? Find out and block them.
There are many different types of malware on the internet and while browsing sites you might suddenly discover that your browser is frozen and unresponsive and you are locked out. What can you do?
Security software is designed to protect you from viruses, Trojans, spyware and all the other various types of malware. We put our trust in antivirus programs, but they are not infallible and sometimes they are […]
There are many security tools that protect your from malware infections like viruses and Trojans, and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a popular choice. Can you name two other security tools from the same company though? One […]
Start your computer and watch it carefully. After some initial activity it settles down into an idle state. The desktop doesn’t change, the icons and folders on it don’t change, nothing else appears […]