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Which Websites Are Most Likely to Infect You with Malware?

You get warned all the time about being on the lookout for sites that might be harboring malware – but do you know where you’re most likely to get infected with a Trojan or virus? You might guess porn streaming sites, places to buy prescription meds, dark web pages, or Reddit, the cesspool of the Internet. But you’d be wrong.You're more likely to encounter malware through reputable, hacked ser...
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How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on All Your Social Accounts

With the increasing use of internet and social media platforms, cybercrimes and internet frauds are also on a rise. We share a lot of information on our social media channels — photos, videos, places we visit, and more. And with all this, it becomes increasingly important to take adequate security measures to ensure our accounts and information are safe. One way to do this is securing our accounts...
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How to Set Up an Android Phone for Your Child

While handing your phone or tablet off to a child can offer a moment of peace while they are distracted by a game or video, there's a lot more to the experiences children can have in Android. Choosing the right device for them to enjoy is only part of the process, though. Android is primarily made for adults, so there's a little bit of setup necessary to make your average smartphone or tablet chil...
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How to spot a phishing email

Even if you have security software, phishing is a serious threat, one that can expose you to ransomware. Also, cybercriminals are getting smarter and their skills are getting better. This list of phishing examples will help you avoid a costly mistake.Security threats come in all shapes and sizes. You've probably heard of viruses, trojans, keyloggers and, more recently, ransomware. Want to kn...
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How to Remove the Cross-Platform Facebook Messenger Malware

Facebook virus is a commonly used term by users who get infected with “virus” (as they usually describe deceptive online activity) while browsing the social network. Such types of infections usually include a clickbait picture or a link, or a notification with a tricky phrase. The idea of presenting such content is to make users feel curious and click on it. The result is the presence of severe ma...
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711 Million Email Addresses Compromised by Onliner Spambot

Another day, another security breach. Yet, the Onliner Spambot dump is slightly different to others: it contains over 700 million email addresses and passwords. As such, it is the largest leak to date.An unknown hacker has gathered up to 711 million email accounts stored on an "open and accessible" server in the Netherlands, ZDNet reports. The server contains passwords to both email addresses ...
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How to Set Up Windows Laptop Tracking in Case Yours Is Lost or Stolen

There’s nothing worse than discovering you’ve lost your laptop or had it stolen.Location, Location, Location When you can't find your laptop, the first thing you want to know is its current location. Most antitheft products use WiFi lookup to determine the laptop's geolocation. They check nearby WiFi hotspots against a database, typically Google's or Skyhook's, to find out where the laptop is...
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How to see what Google knows about you and delete it forever

GOOGLE is storing a terrifyingly detailed record of your web browsing habits and day-to-day life.It's no secret that Google knows a lot about you. A large part of the search giant's business model is based around advertising – and for this to be successful it needs to know who you are.But with the right know-how it's possible to track down what Google knows about you and control what i...
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Which Cloud Storage Solution Is Most Secure for Your Documents?

When deciding which cloud storage provider to use, most of us prioritize convenience over security.Of course, convenience is important. If you can’t get your hands on your files when you need them, there’s very little point in having a cloud storage account. At that point, you’d be better using a USB stick.However, security is equally as important. In fact, it’s arguably even more importan...
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