Latest blog posts by tag "Cybersecurity"

How to Remove Malware Mshelper for Mac - Update 2020
How to Remove Malware Mshelper for Mac - Update 2020

You wouldn’t want a stranger stealing your computing power, would you? That’s exactly what’s happening on Macs right now with the Mshelper virus. Gone are the days where MacOS was considered virus resistant. New threats are always being developed, and Apple users are not immune to them. You need to learn more about this virus and how it may be affecting your computer, especially if you’re into cryptocurrencies.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 28, 2019
5 Best Internet Security Packages For Laptops in 2020
5 Best Internet Security Packages For Laptops in 2020

So, you’ve bought a brand-new laptop. Congratulations! It’s so shiny, isn’t it? If you’re on a tighter budget, though, maybe you’ve just upgraded your existing device, especially its cybersecurity. Either way, a reliable antivirus isn’t enough. You’re going to need an internet security package to stay ahead of online threats.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson December 28, 2019
Top 4 Best Online Antiviruses of 2020
Top 4 Best Online Antiviruses of 2020

The first thing you should know is that there is no such thing as an online antivirus. What you are really looking is for a free downloadable antivirus that you can quickly run on your machine. All the sites that claim they are online antivirus programs eventually require you to download a program anyway.

Mercy Pilkington by Mercy Pilkington December 28, 2019
Top 5 [REALLY FREE] Download and No-Download Virus Scanners for 2020
Top 5 [REALLY FREE] Download and No-Download Virus Scanners for 2020

While many virus scanners purport to be free online tools, in actuality only a few do not require software download and installation. To clear up any confusion, we’ve verified and ranked the top 5 REALLY FREE online and download-only virus scanners below.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson December 28, 2019
Is Internet Security Software Necessary in 2020?
Is Internet Security Software Necessary in 2020?

Internet security programs may sound like a “nice” thing to have, but they’re more like a critical tool to keep your data and your network safe.

If you still think of a comprehensive internet security suite as a useful add-on to your antivirus software—or decided that you don’t need either one—you are putting your computer’s health and your identity at risk.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 26, 2019
Which Virus Scan Is the Best for 2020?
Which Virus Scan Is the Best for 2020?

Knowing how to use your antivirus software is vital for securing your system. Even if you’re running one of our top recommended antiviruses, failing to use the correct scan settings could leave your operating system open to viruses and malware.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 25, 2019
What Are the Internet Security Threats of 2020?
What Are the Internet Security Threats of 2020?

Let’s play a game: guess what’s even more important than antivirus protection but is also something that consumers often forget to look for in a cybersecurity program?

Mercy Pilkington by Mercy Pilkington December 25, 2019
Best Email Protection Tools for 2020
Best Email Protection Tools for 2020

Whether you use a browser-based option like Gmail, or a desktop-based email client like Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird, here are a few tools you should include to secure your system against security threats your email client might pose.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 25, 2019
What’s The Best Virus Scanner For Mac in 2020?
What’s The Best Virus Scanner For Mac in 2020?

Mac infection rates are on the rise, and what was once a virus-resistant operating system is now just as vulnerable as Windows OS. While Mac OS provides a simple, contained system, even the smallest exploit—especially ones that work in the background to steal your data—can impact the performance of your computer.

Eric C. by Eric C. December 25, 2019
Will Antivirus Slow Down Your Computer in 2020?
Will Antivirus Slow Down Your Computer in 2020?

There’s an old theory that antivirus can slow your computer down by 50%. While this may have once been true, it’s no longer a reality. However, your antivirus will have some effect on the overall speed of your device.

Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson December 25, 2019