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The most dangerous malware of 2023

Malware attacks are becoming increasingly dangerous and damaging for businesses and individuals alike. For those who aren’t aware of the various forms of malware and refrain from implementing security measures, the risks of financial and reputational damage are higher than ever. Read on as we unpack the most dangerous malware of 2023, followed by the […]

Minimize your disruptions from intrusive ads

Advertisements are essential for many websites to generate revenue. However, some ads can be intrusive and disrupt your browsing experience. An ad blocker can help eliminate these bothersome ads. However, consider whitelisting legitimate sites with ads to support their content creation. Here are some simple tips for minimizing disruptions from intrusive ads: By following these […]

Toggle ad blockers to balance safety and usability

Ad blockers can be great for blocking annoying ads and protecting your privacy, but they can also break some websites. If you have an ad blocker installed, make sure you know how to toggle it on and off. Here are some tips for using ad blockers safely and effectively: By following these tips, you can […]

Don’t click on pop-up window links

Because many pop-up windows encountered on the internet are often a product of spyware, clicking on the window could install spyware software on your computer. To close the pop-up window, click on the “X” icon in the title bar instead of a “close” link within the window or restart your computer if necessary.

Try blocking pop-up advertisements

Pop-up blockers disable windows that could possibly contain malicious code. If you’re on the internet and a message pops up saying that your computer is infected with a virus, don’t click on it. Though it’ll claim to be the solution, it’s the problem. Most modern browsers have a feature that you can enable to block […]

Use a pop-up blocker

Pop-ups aren’t just annoying; they can potentially contain malware that will download if you click on them. Virtually all major browsers either have pop-up blocking built-in or have easily downloadable extensions that block pop-ups. Whatever browser you’re using, make sure you’re using a pop-up blocker. However, it’s not necessary to use it for sites you’re […]