Articles by Bjorn Johansson

Bjorn is a cybersecurity researcher and digital rights advocate. Originally from Sweden, he now lives on the Maine coast with his wife and their two kids. When he’s not helping keep the internet safe for everyday people, he enjoys boating with his family and woodworking.

5 Best Internet Security Software [2020] - Full Malware Protection
5 Best Internet Security Software [2020] - Full Malware Protection
Short on time? Here’s the best: 🥇 Norton 360: Excellent internet security suite which offers complete protection against all malware and cyber threats. Comes with a VPN, parental controls, secure storage, a passwor...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson August 28, 2020
Do You Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2020? Actually, Yes.
Do You Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2020? Actually, Yes.
Google really likes to talk about how secure its Chromebooks are, and that’s because they are secure. Chrome OS executes every application in its own sandbox, which keeps programs from making any changes to the rest of your...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson August 13, 2020
The 3 Best Antivirus Software with Free Parental Controls 2020
The 3 Best Antivirus Software with Free Parental Controls 2020
After my son’s Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 got infected by ransomware, I realized that the parental control apps I had been using were not offering enough protection. I ultimately needed to find an antivirus solution that cou...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson July 13, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Password Managers in 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Password Managers in 2020
Short on time? Here’s the best free password manager in 2020: 🥇 LastPass: Unlimited password storage on unlimited devices and lots of extra features that most other brands charge money for. Get the free download o...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson July 9, 2020
Is Antivirus Software Necessary in 2020? (You Might Not Like the Answer)
Is Antivirus Software Necessary in 2020? (You Might Not Like the Answer)
Windows, Android, iOS, and Mac operating systems all have decent security protections, so is an antivirus still necessary in 2020? The answer is a resounding YES! The best antivirus programs on the market offer 100% protection f...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson June 19, 2020
How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2020
How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2020
Windows 10 is the most secure version of Windows I’ve ever used, with greatly improved antivirus, firewall, and disk encryption features — but it’s just not really enough. While Microsoft works hard to keep...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson June 15, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Protection for Linux in 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Protection for Linux in 2020
After years of using Linux on my main computer, I got really tired of seeing how many low-quality Linux antivirus programs were floating around the internet. While Linux is much more secure than other operating systems, I kept fin...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson April 18, 2020