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Latest Articles tagged with anti-virus
If you use Windows Defender as an antivirus, learn how to configure Windows Defender to use it to its full potential and better protect yourself.
In this article we do a case study on a recent Mac problem and explain why checking for viruses is more important for Mac users than other platforms.
There are many ways to protect yourself online. Is it a concern of yours? Do you take added steps to protect yourself?
If you frequent links but want to be sure that they are safe and virus-free, Dr. Web Link Checker for Google Chrome can help you check links for viruses.
Despite all the rage on Windows 8, Microsoft has made Windows 8 more secure by introducing several security features. Here are 3 ways why it is more secure than XP and Windows 7.
As more people are switching to smartphone, security problems are also rising. CodeProof is a security application that safe guard your phone and prevent hackers, virus and malware from taking over.
When it comes to security, most people will think of installing anti-virus software (particularly for Windows OS). However, most people are not aware that anti-virus software does not help when you are not taking the necessary precautions.
The smartphone nowadays is more than just a simple calling device. The Android phone or iPhone that you own is a powerful mini-computer that allows you to surf the web, check emails, chat with friends, read books, listen to music, watch videos or even work while on the move. Thus, it can be a frustrating experience when it lags terribly, or the battery runs out of juice very quickly. With a little (and regular) maintenance and the help of several applications, you can easily get your phone to perform at its best, consistency.
Everyone’s freaked out, especially when big organizations start getting hacked in larger numbers every day. Companies are currently trying to profit from the fear people have by selling them security solutions that many of them don’t need. I’ve been anti-virus-free since 2002 and haven’t since had one single problem with a computer. However, there are […]
Microsoft Windows is a very easy operating system to use, and the latest versions certainly have taken security seriously. However there are still many people who don’t know enough about their computers to use them properly. Words like “CPU,” “hard drive,” and “RAM” are commonplace for tech-savvy people, but the average person isn’t as familiar […]
In the past, all you need is an anti-virus software to protect your Windows PC. Now, that is no longer sufficient. You will also need firewall, anti-spyware, anti-malware, parental control etc to get fully protected. Many antivirus companies (such as Norton and McAfee) have transit from providing anti-virus solution to total security suite. Bitdefender is […]
There’s a saying “It doesn’t matter how you can get the (computer) virus, it is only a matter of when you will get it.” Indeed, with today technology, more and more variant of viruses keep appearing and one is more potent than the previous. It is becoming increasingly difficult to protect against them all. Even […]
Microsoft has recently announced that they will be releasing a free anti-virus software for their Windows platform. The free software, named Windows Security Essentials (previously codenamed “Morro”) would be available by the end of 2009 at the latest, but for those enthusiasts who can’t wait for the official release, the beta version is already available […]