British MPs have shown that they are so bad at basic cybersecurity (including password security) that it is hilarious. A number of them have been sharing their password and cybersecurity practices on Twitter, and I’m still… Read More »British MPs are Funnier Than Monty Python if Bad Cybersecurity is a Joke
It is no secret that your Android smartphone is not so smart when it comes to antivirus needs. While paid options are your better bet, be glad to know that the best free antivirus for… Read More »Best Free Antivirus for Android: Protect your Smartphone!
Your Mac is not immortal. It is capable of catching a virus, so consider getting the best free antivirus programs for Mac that are on the market. What have you got to lose when they… Read More »Best Free Antivirus for Mac: Protect your OS X System!
We love encryption here at Best VPN Provider. But what is ‘HTTPS’ encryption all about? And what does that little lock in the address bar actually do? You know that the ‘S’ has something to… Read More »What is HTTPS, and How Does it Protect You? How Does it Not?
Some computer viruses have been playful, like the original computer virus known as the Elk Cloner. It infected the Apple II machines way back in 1982, and was mostly for a laugh. Computer viruses of the modern age, however, have been much more damaging and costly. Some of the worst computer viruses cause millions in damages.
Let’s look at 10 computer viruses that were costly, rather than annoying, and maybe even educate ourselves about computer security a little.
Read More »The 10 Worst Computer Viruses to Ever Infect Networks
Choosing the right computer security software for 2017 is an essential step we all must take. Malware, viruses, grant somewhere, are all becoming more prominent as hackers find new ways to make money.
The computer security software which we will look at in this article we’ll be able to protect you from nearly every single problem you will face online. Using them will help ensure that you protect yourself against a wide variety of threats, while also encrypting your communications.
Read More »The Best Computer Security Software to Use in 2017
2016 is nearly over, and if it has taught us anything it is that we have to take online security threats seriously. From popular TV shows, to music, to the DDoS attack on a prominent cyber security expert, to the presidential election, we have been shown time and time again online security poses real threats to everyone.
2016 has been the year that online security threats have been the most thrust into the headlines of world news. Here is hoping that 2017 is the year that people actually read about these online security threats, and then actually take action to do something about them.
Read More »The 6 Worst Online Security Threats: Be Aware or be Hacked
It wasn’t very long ago when everyone just assumed that emails were perfectly safe and private. The government wasn’t allowed to snoop on our phone calls whenever they felt like it. Without having a good… Read More »How to Set Up an Anonymous Email Account: Enjoy Private Communication Again
Privacy and security on the Internet is becoming a bigger and bigger issue all the time. Unfortunately, people are trying to take back their privacy and security online …and have no idea what they’re doing. This leads to confusion, vulnerabilities, hacking, and things like the new Opera VPN (which isn’t as advertised).
Let’s take a moment to really look at privacy and security tools that you can use on your computer that will actually help you. Some of them are a bit advanced, but you can learn how to do them with a bit of reading.
Read More »Privacy and Security on the Internet: Advanced Tools Anyone Can Use
If I’ve learned anything in my years of online security writing and research, it’s that if you want something good you have to pay for it. This is particularly true for VPNs and virus protection. Yes, I have written a review of the best free VPNs, but those are not ideal in comparison to the ten best paid options.
There are some instances, however, when not for profit companies, or companies which are for profit but looking to attract new clients with free software, do create free online security tools that are good. Let’s look at them now, and let’s protect you better online after you’ve chosen a
Read More »The Best Free Online Security Tools to use with a VPN