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Posts In The Virus, Spyware, And Malware Category

The Top 3 Free Antivirus Programs

Introduction Everyone using a PC nowadays knows how important it is to have some sort of antivirus installed. The question usually comes up, but which one should I install? Should I pay for antivirus software? Do I need to install more than...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Protecting Yourself from Ransomware

As more and more of our lives are online, the chance of encountering a cyberattack increases. One of the most popular versions of cyberattacks today is through ransomware. But what exactly is ransomware, how can we protect ourselves and our...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

7 Signs that Your Computer or Phone Is Hacked...and What You Need to Do about it

The main idea I want to discuss in this post is what to do when your device is compromised. If you have been hacked or a virus has been found on your computer, make a list of all the recent passwords to accounts you may have used. Remove yo...
Friday August 31st, 2018

SEXTORTION: The Latest Internet Plague

INTRODUCTION Here’s a clever new twist on an old email scam that makes the con far more believable. The message claims to have been sent from a hacker who’s compromised your computer and used your webcam to record a video of you...
Wednesday August 1st, 2018

TROJANS & MALWARE & RANSOMWARE, OH MY! - The Necessity of an Antivirus

INTRODUCTION Every week, someone brings a device into Armor because of malware. Every day, the AV-TEST Institute registers over 350,000 new malicious programs (malware) and potentially unwanted applications (PUA). These are examined using t...
Tuesday July 17th, 2018