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LastPass vs. Bitwarden [2021] — Is Open-Source Better?
LastPass vs. Bitwarden [2021] — Is Open-Source Better?
LastPass and Bitwarden are two of the best password managers on the market — they’re both highly secure, feature-rich, and offer excellent free plans as well as low-cost premium plans for individuals and families. The...
Bjorn Johansson by Bjorn Johansson January 21, 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, a...
Scott Jackson by Scott Jackson January 19, 2021
Interview With John Hammond – Huntress
Interview With John Hammond – Huntress
With thanks to John Hammond, Senior Security Researcher at Huntress, Aviva Zacks of Safety Detectives learned a lot about the company’s security platform. Safety Detectives: Can you tell me about your journey to cybersecurit...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks January 13, 2021
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
Chinese start-up leaked 400GB of scraped data exposing 200+ million Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn users
Chinese start-up leaked 400GB of scraped data exposing 200+ million Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn users
High-flying and rapidly growing Chinese social media management company Socialarks has suffered a huge data leak leading to the exposure of over 400GB of personal data including several high-profile celebrities and social media in...
Jim Wilson by Jim Wilson January 11, 2021
20 Easy Ways to Speed Up & Clean Your PC in 2021
20 Easy Ways to Speed Up & Clean Your PC in 2021
Short on time? Here’s the fastest, quickest, and easiest way to speed up (and clean) your computer: Download TotalAV — this program has one of the best Windows performance and system optimizers on the market. Si...
Alex Kassian by Alex Kassian January 6, 2021
How to Remove the COM Surrogate Virus in 3 Easy Steps
How to Remove the COM Surrogate Virus in 3 Easy Steps
Short on time? Here’s how to remove the COM Surrogate virus: 1. Scan Device — Run a “Full System Scan” with a high-quality antivirus (Norton is the best). 2. Remove Virus — After the scan is co...
Sam Boyd by Sam Boyd January 6, 2021
How to Remove the WebHelper Virus in 3 Easy Steps
How to Remove the WebHelper Virus in 3 Easy Steps
Short on time? Here’s how to remove the WebHelper virus: 1. Scan Device — Run a “Full System Scan” with a high-quality antivirus (Norton is the best). 2. Remove Virus — After the scan is comple...
Sam Boyd by Sam Boyd January 6, 2021
Dashlane vs. LastPass [2021]: Head-to-Head Final Verdict
Dashlane vs. LastPass [2021]: Head-to-Head Final Verdict
Dashlane vs. LastPass: An Overview Dashlane and LastPass are two of the best password managers on the market today — so how do you choose the best one for you? They both come with an impressive range of features, including...
Michael Marino by Michael Marino January 4, 2021
15 (CRAZY) Malware and Virus Statistics, Trends & Facts
15 (CRAZY) Malware and Virus Statistics, Trends & Facts

Even though antivirus programs work tirelessly to detect and remove malicious software, malware threats are on the rise, infecting more computers than ever before.

How bad is it?

By analyzing past behavior and the steps taken to eradicate problems, we can make several predictions about the future of this industry. Let’s take a look at the latest malware trends, major statistics, and the effects that malware can have on Windows, Android, and Mac devices.

This article will help you stay up to date on:

  • Major developments in the malware industry.
  • New malware creation trends.
  • Malware infection rates by type.
  • Infection rates by region and sector.
  • The ways different operating systems handle malware threats.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders January 3, 2021