Articles by Sophie Anderson

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 everyday netizens understand how to stay safe and protected in an online world.

Dashlane Promo Code 2021 [EXCLUSIVE 25% DISCOUNT]
Dashlane Promo Code 2021 [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Most Dashlane promo codes and discounts on the internet are old and outdated, but I personally asked the team at Dashlane to give our readers a 25% off discount code when entered at checkout. Step 1. Go to Dashlane’s websit...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson July 31, 2020
5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2021
5 Best Free Online Virus Scanners & Removers for 2021
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 June 25, 2020
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2021 (with Few Limitations)
5 Best Antivirus Trial Downloads in 2021 (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 June 24, 2020
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Mac Antivirus Protection Software 2021
5 Best (REALLY FREE) Mac Antivirus Protection Software 2021
Short on time? Here’s the best free Mac antivirus of 2021: Intego: Intego is the most powerful macOS antivirus out there — detecting and removing all viruses and malware from my test MacBook and ensuring that all Mac...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson June 5, 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 2021
10 Latest (MOST DANGEROUS) Virus & Malware Threats in 2021
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
Dark Web: The Average Cost of Buying a New Identity in 2021
Dark Web: The Average Cost of Buying a New Identity in 2021
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 2021
Antivirus and Cybersecurity Statistics, Trends & Facts 2021

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
This Message Seems Dangerous – [Solved for Gmail] in 2021
This Message Seems Dangerous – [Solved for Gmail] in 2021
Emails are one of the most common sources of viruses. Whether you receive an email with an infected file or are targeted by a phishing scam, hackers still rely on email scams to try and get access to your sensitive informatio...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson January 7, 2020
Trojans on Your Android? Here's How to Keep Your Device Safe in 2021
Trojans on Your Android? Here's How to Keep Your Device Safe in 2021

If you’re an Android device owner, you’ve possibly heard some myths about security. Like most Android users, you probably download your apps from the Google Play Store and hopefully notice a tick symbol indicating that the app has been scanned by Google Play Protect, Google’s built-in malware detection engine.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson December 28, 2019