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Launch monthly malware checks

Have you been infected with malware? Aside from the regular warnings signs – popups, crashes, random messages and redirected browsers – there may be something you’ve missed. Run a malware scan every month or so to make sure you haven’t been compromised. Antivirus software will often give you a free scan, and if it does […]

Take browser warnings seriously

Sometimes a search engine will return highly ranked results that nevertheless aren’t safe to visit. Maybe these pages have expired certificates or unusual redirects that haven’t gotten them flagged for removal yet — scammers are always trying to stay ahead. Your browser, or internet security software like Total Defense will usually warn you that they […]

Be vigilant about basic digital hygiene

Keep the software on all Internet-connected devices up to date. All critical software, including computer and mobile operating systems, security software and other frequently used programs and apps, should be running the most current versions. Turn on automatic updates in the security settings. Install and keep security software (think of antivirus, antimalware & firewalls) current […]

Anchor your data security with a strong AV solution

Antivirus solutions are among the oldest cybersecurity platforms out there, and they’re still vital pieces of the protective puzzle. Suites like Ultimate Internet Security from Total Defense provide advanced virus detection and mitigation so that you can browse, buy and chat with confidence.

How to keep your brand-new PC malware-free

Here’s how to make sure your new PC is protected against malware.