Articles by Ben Martens

Ben Martens

Ben Martens is a cybersecurity journalist with a background in internet ethics, malware testing, and public policy. He resides in Oregon, and when he's not advocating for the rights of internet users, he's walking with his dog and inventing stories with his daughter.

5 Best Virus Removal Software in 2022: Get Protected Now
5 Best Virus Removal Software in 2022: Get Protected Now
Short on time? Here’s the best virus removal software in 2022: 🥇Norton 360 — Best overall virus removal capabilities. It’s got strong virus and malware detection, excellent web protections, a smart firewall, a fast VPN with unli...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Updated on September 1, 2022
5 Best Antivirus Software With Free Parental Controls in 2022
5 Best Antivirus Software With Free Parental Controls in 2022
Short on time? Here’s the best antivirus with parental controls: 🥇 Norton 360 Deluxe — Excellent antivirus that comes with advanced parental controls that are better than many standalone parental controls and that include conten...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Updated on September 1, 2022
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From Android in 2022
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From Android in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to remove viruses & malware from Android: 1. Install an Antivirus & Run a Scan. Download a high-quality antivirus app (I recommend Norton), and run a scan of your Android device. 2. Remove Viruses & M...
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From iPhone & iPad in 2022
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From iPhone & iPad in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to remove viruses & malware from your iPhone or iPad: Examine your OS and storage in Settings. Making sure your OS is up to date and clearing up storage can often get your device running normally agai...
How to Cancel Norton Subscription (& Get a Refund) in 2022
How to Cancel Norton Subscription (& Get a Refund) in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to cancel your Norton subscription and get a refund in 2022: Cancel your Norton subscription. Log into your Norton account (my.norton.com), select Manage my subscriptions, and choose options for cance...
How to Cancel MacKeeper Subscription (& Get a Refund) In 2022
How to Cancel MacKeeper Subscription (& Get a Refund) In 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to cancel your MacKeeper subscription and get a refund in 2022: 1. Cancel your MacKeeper subscription. Cancel subscription renewal and ask for a refund through the MacKeeper website or cleverbridge. 2...
How to Create Strong Passwords (That Can’t be Hacked) in 2022
How to Create Strong Passwords (That Can’t be Hacked) in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to create strong passwords in 2022: Install a password manager. Choose a good password manager — I recommend 1Password because it’s secure, easy to use, and affordable. Install the password manager (thi...
Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager in 2022?
Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager in 2022?
Short on time? Here’s our favorite password manager in 2022: 🥇 1Password: High-level security with 256-bit AES encryption, zero-knowledge architecture, and various two-factor authentication options. Includes useful extras like s...
LastPass vs. Bitwarden [2022] — Is Open-Source Better?
LastPass vs. Bitwarden [2022] — Is Open-Source Better?
LastPass and Bitwarden are two of the best password managers on the market — they’re both highly secure, feature-rich, and offer excellent free plans as well as low-cost premium plans for individuals and families. The two product...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Updated on September 1, 2022
How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2022
How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2022
Short on time? Here’s the best way to keep your Windows 10 computer secure in 2022: Download a top-quality antivirus like Norton. Norton can prevent, detect, and remove all types of malware, block malicious and risky websites, a...