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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

The team at Simply Antivirus Ltd would like to wish all our customers (and prospective customers!) a truly wonderful Christmas and a very happy and healthy 2022! Your ongoing support is very much appreciated, thank you.

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Do you really need antivirus software in 2022?

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Do you really need antivirus software in 2022?

  Do you really need to use antivirus software these days? As we all know, technology is racing a long, changing and reforming, to aid us in our daily lives, but like Ying and Yang, with the good side of these amazing strides comes the bad side. The cybercriminals are working just as fast to keep ahead of changing technologies and creating malicious programs with the intent to either steal something or create havoc or both!   The answer is plain and simple, we need to keep our devices protected. I know that most of us think that not having...

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Some tips, in brief, to help you from being scammed

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Some tips, in brief, to help you from being scammed

Here are some great tips to avoid being scammed, they may seem like common sense, but sometimes it helps to be reminded: Always check out callers/Emails, especially cold callers who claim to be Microsoft, your telephone provider, Bank or internet service provider. Legitimate organisations will encourage you to call back via a number you've obtained from a trustworthy source. Do not assume that the number displayed on your phone/device is accurate, these can be spoofed, leading you to believe that the caller is in the UK or from a trusted organisation. Don't call phone numbers on pop-up messages which indicate there...

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Instagram Users Targeted by Scammers

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Instagram Users Targeted by Scammers

Many high-profile accounts on Instagram are being targeted by phishing and ransomware attacks, sadly, there is evidence that many people are paying the attackers. Hackers are gaining access to accounts via phishing scams; posing as personal representatives from well-known branding companies, they are contacting the victim with a proposal to start a partnership. The scam works by sending a link of their own Instagram page to the victim, but this link in a fraudulent login portal, once it is clicked, the victim is asked to give their login details, which of course, is what the cybercriminal wants. The scammer then...

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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

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Free vs Paid Internet Security Software: What’s best?

With so much choice out there for Antivirus products, it is hard to sometimes make a smart choice, especially when there are so called ‘Free’ products. But as the saying goes… there no such thing as a Free lunch! To safeguard your devices and data, it is extremely important to have the best protection you can get, one that will regularly update, to help to secure you from on-going & changing threats.  These ‘Free’ products can be very tempting, but beware, you may think you are receiving the software for free, but often the software has a ‘trade off’ where...

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