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Uh oh – is my device infected with malware?

Malware – that creepy software that can sneak onto your device and cause chaos. But how do you know if your phone or computer has become a malware hangout? Don’t worry, we’ve got the lowdown on the signs to watch out for: If you notice any of these signs, don’t panic! Run a scan with […]

Trip time—don’t forget to backup your digital memories

Packing for a trip? Don’t forget to throw in some digital security! Lost phones, stolen tablets – these things happen, especially when you’re navigating unfamiliar territory. Here’s how to make sure your precious vacation pics and travel info are safe, ensuring your memories stay secure even if your device doesn’t: By taking a few minutes […]

Software patches: tiny updates, big security boosts

Ever heard of a “software patch”? It might sound fancy, but it’s actually a pretty simple concept. Patches are like little updates for your computer programs and operating system (OS) that fix security holes and keep your tech healthy. Think of it like this: imagine your favorite jacket has a small tear. A patch would […]

Cloud backups are a good alternative to hoarding data on a hard drive.

3 reasons you should regularly back up your PC’s data and apps

Still unsure whether you should back up your data? Here are 3 reasons why you should do so.

Navigating the digital security landscape: understanding viruses, malware, and ransomware

In the vast realm of cybersecurity, terms like viruses, malware, and ransomware are often thrown around interchangeably. While they may sound similar, each poses distinct threats to your data and digital security. Viruses: self-replicating troublemakers Imagine a tiny digital intruder that can stealthily infiltrate your system, replicate itself, and spread to other connected devices. That’s […]

Free antivirus: buyer beware

Free antivirus software can be tempting, but it’s important to be aware of the risks. In exchange for not charging a price, some free antivirus solutions may collect and sell your personal data. Others may not provide any real protection at all. If you’re looking for antivirus software, it’s best to stick with trusted vendors […]