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.

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...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Published on May 7, 2022
How to Cancel Trend Micro Subscription (& Get a Refund) in 2022
How to Cancel Trend Micro Subscription (& Get a Refund) in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to cancel your Trend Micro subscription and get a refund in 2022: 1. Cancel your Trend Micro subscription. Log into your Trend Micro account area and click on Stop Auto-Renew to cancel your subscripti...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Published on April 28, 2022
Do You REALLY Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2022?
Do You REALLY Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2022?
Short on time? Here’s the best antivirus for Chromebook: 🥇Norton Mobile Security: Powerful anti-malware protection, advanced Wi-Fi security, anti-phishing protection, parental controls, VPN with unlimited data, and more. Norton...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Updated on May 1, 2022
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...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Published on March 15, 2022
How to Remove Search Marquis in 4 Simple Steps
How to Remove Search Marquis in 4 Simple Steps
Short on time? Here’s how to remove Search Marquis in  2022: 1. Scan Device — Run a full system scan with a high-quality antivirus (Intego is the best). 2. Clean Your Device — After the scan is complete, let the antivirus remove...
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 May 1, 2022
Will Antivirus Software Slow Down Your Devices in 2022?
Will Antivirus Software Slow Down Your Devices in 2022?
Short on time? Here is the best lightweight antivirus in 2022: 🥇Bitdefender: One of the fastest and most lightweight antivirus solutions on the market that also boasts a high malware-detection rate and comes with a ton of additi...
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 & Ma...
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From iOS in 2022
How to Remove Viruses & Malware From iOS in 2022
Short on time? Here’s how to remove viruses & malware from iOS: 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 again. Examine your...
Ben Martens by Ben Martens Published on April 29, 2022