Malicious bots are automated programs that are designed to infect hosts and steal information. File-sharing and spam bots are the two most common types that pose a risk to personal or corporate security. The former tricks users into clicking a malicious link, while the latter floods the user’s inbox with spam mail, making it easier […]
Installing a new program onto your computer is risky business. If you’re not careful, the software you downloaded may be malware in disguise — a scheme to access your private information. Before you install any software, ask yourself these questions: How did I find this software? Did I seek it out or did they find […]
Total Defense received the highest possible ranking (Advanced+) in the three-month long Real-World Protection test from independent test lab AV-Comparatives. The test evaluates real-world protection capabilities of leading antivirus programs, representing the typical experience of your everyday PC use. The real-world protection test is one of the most robust out there, in terms of fully […]
We’ve all heard about identity theft. But does it ever actually happen? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. The Federal Trade Commission received nearly 2.1 million identity theft claims in 2020, roughly twice the amount it received the year prior. The scammers are out there. With a little due diligence, you can keep your identity safe […]
Independent test lab AV-Comparatives recently published results from their security products Malware Protection Test on 17 leading cybersecurity brands. Total Defense Essential Anti-Virus was tested and received the highest Advanced+ AV-Comparatives award. “We so glad to receive this top ranked recognition from AV-Comparatives, it further attests to Total Defense’s commitment to offering our customers the ultimate level of protection without negative impact […]
With the use of COVID-19 vaccines becoming widespread, school districts across the country are gearing up for a return to in-person instruction this fall. After a long stint of remote learning, students and parents alike may have become accustomed to sharing devices like laptops and tablets for both personal and instructional purposes. Here are some […]
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