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Helpful articles and practical steps you can follow to greatly improve your safety online.


Ransomware Primer: The Risks And What You Can Do

Ransomware is one of the fastest growing forms of malware.

4 Ways to Make Your Social Media Passwords More Secure

Social media passwords are not usually well-managed. How can you ensure that they’re as strong as possible?

Total Defense named Winner in the 14th Annual Info Security PG’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards®

Total Defense, a leader in Internet security software for consumers and small business, has been named winner for Support Department of the Year by the 2018 Info Security Product Guides Global Excellence Awards.

Understanding app permissions and how they affect your data

You’ve probably seen it before, if only for a brief moment while installing an app or trying to use one of its video or photo features for the first time: a list of permissions the program wants from your device. Depending on the application, you may be asked to approve its access to your contacts, […]

Is it Safe to Sign into Websites with Your Social Media Account?

Is it OK to sign into a website with your Facebook or Google account?

Total Defense awarded VB100 certification.

Total Defense is happy to announce to again be the recipient of the prestigious VB100 award in their latest round of testing for the performance stability of Total Defense Internet Security. Independent IT security research group Virus Bulletin VB100 certified products must: Prove it can detect 100% of malware samples listed as ‘In the Wild’ […]