Articles by Scott Jackson

Scott Jackson

Scott Jackson is an internet security researcher who has spent the last two decades working as an IT technician, programmer, and cybersecurity consultant with more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. He spends his time researching hacking trends and helping make sure that people stay safe on the internet.

5 Best (REALLY FREE) iPad & iPhone Antivirus Apps in 2021
5 Best (REALLY FREE) iPad & iPhone Antivirus Apps in 2021
Short on time? Here’s the best free iOS antivirus in 2021: 🥇 Avira Mobile Security: Includes a privacy monitor, anti-theft protection, a limited VPN, a call blocker, and a performance optimizer. Get the free download here. He...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson June 16, 2021
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Software for Windows [2021]
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Antivirus Software for Windows [2021]
Short on time? Here’s the best free Windows antivirus for 2021: 🥇 Avira: Excellent free antivirus protection that includes real-time malware scanning, a safe shopping extension, a privacy + performance optimizer, and a free VPN...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson June 14, 2021
10 Best Anti-Spyware [2021] — Spyware Removal & Protection
10 Best Anti-Spyware [2021] — Spyware Removal & Protection
Short on time? Here is the best anti-spyware software of 2021: Norton 360 is the best anti-spyware tool there is, and it comes with many other high-privacy features like a firewall, a VPN, and a password manager. If you’re just...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson June 1, 2021
Do You Really Need a Password Manager in 2021?
Do You Really Need a Password Manager in 2021?
Browsers like Chrome and Firefox have built-in password management features, as do mobile operating systems like iOS and Android — so, do you really need a password manager in 2021? The answer is: Yes, absolutely! Password theft...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson February 19, 2021
Top 10 Password Manager Deals for Black Friday [STILL HAPPENING 2020]
Top 10 Password Manager Deals for Black Friday [STILL HAPPENING 2020]
Top 10 Password Manager Deals — post-Black Friday 2020 1.🥇 (Promo Code: SAFETYD25) — Best overall password manager of 2021. 2.🥈  — Very intuitive and secure. 3.🥉  — User-friendly with advanced encryption. 4.  — Advanced form-f...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson November 29, 2020
5 Best Antivirus Software for Laptops (Windows + Mac) in 2021
5 Best Antivirus Software for Laptops (Windows + Mac) in 2021
Short on time? Here’s the best antivirus for laptops: 🥇 Norton 360: Excellent real-time malware scanning along with tons of internet security features, including a fast VPN, Wi-Fi network protections, and a firewall. Get up to...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson October 2, 2020
LastPass vs. KeePass — Two Very Different Password Managers
LastPass vs. KeePass — Two Very Different Password Managers
LastPass vs. KeePass: An Overview LastPass and KeePass are both popular password managers, designed to keep your login details safe. But which is better to use? LastPass has suffered four security incidents over the past eight yea...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson February 14, 2020
KeePass vs. KeePassX — What’s the Difference? (UPDATED 2021)
KeePass vs. KeePassX — What’s the Difference? (UPDATED 2021)
Apart from the big “X” in the name, what are the major differences between these two popular password managers? KeePass is an open-source, free password manager with a loyal following in the tech community. KeePassX is one of over...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson January 9, 2020
1Password - Why Is There No Free Version?
1Password - Why Is There No Free Version?
Password managers usually offer a free version but 1Password is only available on a paid subscription. This suggests that it’s a premium product. But in 2015, an engineer discovered a security flaw in 1Password’s cloud storage fea...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson July 23, 2019
Free v Paid Dashlane: Can You Rely on the Free Version?
Free v Paid Dashlane: Can You Rely on the Free Version?
Dashlane’s website greets visitors with a tempting message: “Get Dashlane – it’s free!” But Dashlane has a way to force you to upgrade. The free version only covers one device. Once you’ve installed free Dashlane on your laptop, h...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson July 23, 2019