Articles by Bjorn Johansson

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.

10 Best Internet Security Software [2021]: Full Malware Protection
10 Best Internet Security Software [2021]: Full Malware Protection
Short on time? Here’s the best: 🥇 Norton 360: Excellent internet security suite that offers complete protection against all malware and cyber threats. Comes with a VPN, parental controls, secure storage, a password...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson January 13, 2021
5 Best Antiviruses for PC Gamers [2021] (with Game Boosters)
5 Best Antiviruses for PC Gamers [2021] (with Game Boosters)
Short on time? Here’s the best gaming antivirus in 2021: 🥇 BullGuard: Excellent antivirus with a game booster that significantly improves CPU performance. Both the antivirus scanner and the game booster are inclu...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson January 3, 2021
Is Windows Defender Good Enough in 2021? (You Won't Like the Answer)
Is Windows Defender Good Enough in 2021? (You Won't Like the Answer)
Microsoft’s Windows Defender has come a long way in terms of its cybersecurity capabilities. It used to be really bad, but recently, Microsoft has turned Defender into a pretty decent free antivirus. For example, Defender no...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson January 1, 2021
5 Best Antivirus Software with Free Parental Controls in 2021
5 Best Antivirus Software with Free Parental Controls in 2021
Short on time? Here’s the best antivirus with parental controls in 2021: 🥇 Norton 360 Deluxe — Excellent antivirus that comes included with advanced parental controls (that are better than many standalo...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson December 6, 2020
5 Best Virus Removal Software in 2021: Get Protected Now
5 Best Virus Removal Software in 2021: Get Protected Now
Short on time? Here’s the best virus removal software in 2021: 🥇Norton 360 — Best overall virus removal capabilities. It’s got strong virus and malware detection, excellent web protections, a...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson November 9, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Password Managers in 2021
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Password Managers in 2021
Short on time? Here’s the best free password manager in 2021: 🥇 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 October 9, 2020
Do You Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2021? Actually, Yes.
Do You Need an Antivirus for Chromebook in 2021? 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
Is Antivirus Software Necessary in 2021? (You Might Not Like the Answer)
Is Antivirus Software Necessary in 2021? (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 2021? 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 2021
How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2021
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 2021
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Protection for Linux in 2021
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