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Donate to charities online safely

Across the globe there are thousands of charities doing incredible work to help people, animals and the environment. In our wonderfully connected world, it’s easier than ever to support the charity of your choice with online donations. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, Americans donated over $4.7 billion in 2020, and over half of those […]

Windows 11 security vulnerabilities

Since its release in late 2021, Windows 11 has received unsettling levels of criticism from security experts surrounding some of the vulnerabilities identified in the operating system. Despite Microsoft’s promotion of Zero Trust — a method of reinforcing security by always asking users to verify their identity for any login or administrative activity — the […]

Total Defense awarded the advanced plus rating from AV-Comparatives on Malware Protection Test

Independent test lab AV-Comparatives recently published results from their security products Malware Protection test of 17 leading cybersecurity brands.  Total Defense Essential Anti-Virus was tested and received the highest Advanced+ AV-Comparatives awards.   “It’s an honor to receive recognition from AV-Comparatives, which emphasizes the Total Defense team’s commitment to providing our customers the maximum level of malware protection without negative impact on […]

A quick guide to app tracking

How often after downloading an app have you been asked to share your data? How many times have you said yes – even if you didn’t really know what it meant? In either case, you’re not alone.  When you use an app, search the web or send a message, you leave behind a trail of […]