Computer lagging? Phone feeling sluggish? Don’t just blame old age or your Wi-Fi! Sometimes, the culprit is hidden – malware, the digital boogeyman slowing you down. Imagine sneaky software hiding on your device, hogging resources and causing chaos. Even a new gadget can become a snail with malware onboard. But how to catch the culprit? […]
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 […]
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.
Few ad blocker software are created equal. Some only support one or two browsers; others are buried behind a paywall for features you’ll actually rely on. The very best, however, work smoothly across browsers and applications. You might have to pay a small monthly fee, but the peace of mind can be enormous when you’re […]
The domain name system (DNS) can be used to protect your network from malware, spyware and other malicious threats. A DNS filter can actively block out websites that may contain a threat, spam or harmful content, like child pornography. Rather than returning an IP address as normal, the filter will deny the request and block […]
Spyware, also known as “adware,” is defined as a dangerous type of malware that quietly gathers a user’s sensitive information, including their browsing and computing habits, and reports it to unauthorized third parties. Your compromised information can then become a target for financial crimes, identity theft and more. To prevent and protect against spyware, security […]
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