Articles by Sophie Anderson

Sophie Anderson has spent the last 10 years working as a software engineer for some of the biggest tech companies in Silicon Valley. She now works as a cybersecurity consultant and tech journalist, helping every netizen understand how to stay safe and protected in an online world.

5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2020
5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2020
I hate to tell you this, but there are almost zero online virus scanners. Most of them are just trial versions of paid software, a lot of them don’t really do anything, and some of them are phishing sites trying to stea...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 25, 2020
Is Windows Defender Good Enough in 2020? (You Won't Like the Answer)
Is Windows Defender Good Enough in 2020? (You Won't Like the Answer)
Several years ago, people were furious that Windows Defender was so useless. It was basically guaranteed that you were going to get a virus using it as your PC’s only protection. But recently, Windows has turned Defende...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 25, 2020
Best (100% FREE) Antivirus for Windows, Mac, iOS & Android
Best (100% FREE) Antivirus for Windows, Mac, iOS & Android
Finding an antivirus that’s actually free is difficult. Many “free” antivirus programs are just unsecured premium versions, leaving you widely exposed to malware. And many deceptive online reviewers include...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 24, 2020
10 Latest (MOST DANGEROUS) Virus & Malware Threats in 2020
10 Latest (MOST DANGEROUS) Virus & Malware Threats in 2020
Viruses and malware are constantly evolving, becoming more advanced and more dangerous by the second, making it extremely difficult to keep your data protected. Unless you’re properly protected (which most people&n...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 22, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Mac Antivirus Protection Software 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Mac Antivirus Protection Software 2020
Short on time? Here’s the best macOS antivirus of 2020: Avira: Lots of great extra features like a VPN and a secure web browser to protect against phishing attacks. Get the free download here. It’s hard finding a tru...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 21, 2020
5 Best Antivirus Software for PC Gamers - (2020 Update)
5 Best Antivirus Software for PC Gamers - (2020 Update)
Short on time? Here’s the best antivirus for gamers in 2020: BullGuard: Game Booster mode significantly improves CPU performance for optimized gameplay. It also has great malware scans and 24/7 tech support. Game Booster mo...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 10, 2020
Dashlane Promo Code 2020 [EXCLUSIVE 25% DISCOUNT]
Dashlane Promo Code 2020 [EXCLUSIVE 25% DISCOUNT]
Most Dashlane promo codes and discounts on the internet are old and outdated, but I personally asked the team at Dashlane to give our readers a 25% off everything discount code when applied at checkout. (TESTED March 2020) St...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 2, 2020
Dark Web: The Average Cost of Buying a New Identity in 2020
Dark Web: The Average Cost of Buying a New Identity in 2020
The people you see on a daily basis — the barista who makes your coffee, the bus driver who takes your kids to school, and the neighbor who waves to you each morning — could all be using fake identities to hide an unsa...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson March 2, 2020
Antivirus and Cybersecurity Statistics, Trends & Facts 2020
Antivirus and Cybersecurity Statistics, Trends & Facts 2020

Naturally, with the vast amount of important information passing from computer to computer worldwide, there has been an increased risk of trojans, viruses, malware, spyware, and other digital threats.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson January 24, 2020
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2020 (with Few Limitations)
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2020 (with Few Limitations)

A really robust antivirus that covers all your security needs is an investment – so it makes sense to test out a free trial version before purchasing a premium AV.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson January 24, 2020