10
Apr

Mobile Phones and Tablets Not as Secure As Previously Thought

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We all love our flashy new mobile phones and tablets, but recently discovered security flaws have made some people think twice about using their mobile devices. Specifically, recent research from PC security company McAfee exposed several ways to remotely hack into iPads and iPhones using a security flaw in Apple iOS. The flaw allows someone with even a minimal level of experience to monitor a
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9
Apr

Twitter Fights Back Against Spammers

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Many people get viruses through Facebook and Twitter. In fact, social media viruses are becoming more common every single day. If you have a Twitter account, then you’ve undoubtedly received at least one spam tweet since you signed up. The spam tweet might say things like “Look what this person is saying about you!” or “Have you seen this?!” before sending you a malicious link. Once y
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8
Apr

Nearly 600,000 Macs Hit With Dangerous Botnet Virus

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One of the biggest antivirus stories of the week comes from an unlikely place: Macs. That’s right, a system previously believed (mistakenly) to be free from virus problems is now the victim of one of the largest botnet attacks in recent years. A Russian antivirus firm is reporting that approximately 550,000 computers running Mac OSX in Canada and the United States have been afflicted by the v
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7
Apr

Hacker Attack Exposes 25,000 Social Security Numbers

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A digital attack against a Utah medical clinic last week has exposed the personal information of thousands of people. While the initial damage report suggested that the medical records of nearly 200,000 people had been stolen, the problem is now being seen as much worse. The victims are users of Medicaid and Children’s Health, and in addition to medical information being stolen, over 25,000 S
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7
Apr

Get Ready: Olympic Themed Internet Scams Are Coming

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Any time there is a major world event, it seems that scammers like to jump on it in order to make money. This summer, the Summer Olympics will be held in London, and scammers are seeing the event as an opportunity to scam people out of their hard-earned money. There are several different scams that people fall victim to during the Olympic season: Ticket scams For as long as you have been
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6
Apr

Top 10 Features to Look For in Good Antivirus Software

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If you want to choose the best antivirus software (which you probably do if you’re looking at Top-10-Antivirus.net), then you need to know which features to look for. Here are the top 10 features that make a good antivirus program stand out from the rest of its competitors. 10) Safe browsing technology More and more antivirus programs include tools that keep you safe while browsing online.
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5
Apr

Yes, Macs Can Get Antiviruses

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If you’ve been paying attention to Mac commercials in recent years, then you may have noticed one subtle change: Apple no longer advertises the fact that its computers don’t get viruses. Yes, after bragging for years about how Macs didn’t get viruses due to their unique architecture (“It just works!”), Apple has finally decided to do away with this part of their campaign. It wasn’t
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4
Apr

Is an Antivirus Program All I Need to Protect My PC?

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At Top-10-Antivirus.net, we talk a lot about the benefits of using good antivirus software. While antivirus scanners can protect and optimize your program in so many different ways, they are certainly not the only PC program you should use. Today, we’re going to tell you about some of the other programs you should install on your PC in order to get the most out of your computer’s performance.
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3
Apr

What is a Phishing Scam?

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If you’ve ever researched and compared antivirus software, then you may have read about protection against phishing schemes. What are phishing schemes? And why is it so important to protect yourself against them? Let’s find out. A phishing scam or phishing scheme is a way of deceiving users into giving out their personal information online. They come in many different forms, and many of tod
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2
Apr

Top 3 Benefits of Using Antivirus Software

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If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to use antivirus software, then these three benefits should help convince you to download an antivirus scanner as soon as possible. 3) Faster PC performance Viruses are a leading cause of PC slowdowns and freezes. When you perform a quick scan with an antivirus, it can identify and remove hundreds of malware threats from your system. Virus remo
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