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Are Free Antivirus Apps for your Android phone trustworthy?

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Are Free Antivirus Apps for your Android phone trustworthy?

Recent research suggests it might not be! As with any installation of any apps we should be vigilant always, even if they are coming from a trusted source like Google Play Store. But recent reports have uncovered worries about FREE antivirus and ‘cleaning up’ Apps, so while you think you are protecting your phone from Malware and other cyber infiltration, this might not be true. Many of these free apps can contain links to malicious sites and contain trackers, so it’s doing the exact thing you are trying to avoid by downloading in the first place! In-depth research has discovered...

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UNSURE WHAT PROTECTION YOU NEED?

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UNSURE WHAT PROTECTION YOU NEED?

Something we don’t really want to think about while we are happily browsing the internet, or doing our shopping or banking, is ‘am I protected against cyber criminals? & if not, what is my best protection? A virus is one of the least worrying thing now that are devices can attract, we now have numerous other worries that can infiltrate our devices like Spyware, Malware and Ransomware to name just a few. Last year, globally, there were 850 million victims of cyber-crime, someone in the world falls foul to Identity theft every 2 seconds! But as Cyber-Crime evolves, so does Antivirus...

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Want your PC to run like new again? Has it turned from a Hare to a Tortoise?

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Want your PC to run like new again? Has it turned from a Hare to a Tortoise?

There is nothing more niggling and annoying than having a PC that is very sluggish and slow. With Norton Utilities Ultimate it can optimize your processing power, memory, and hard drive automatically behind the scenes while your PC is idle, cleaning, repairing, and removing clutter. Common issues and problems can be fixed, and it can free up space, so you get faster access to your programs. Most of us keep our personal files on our PC, and in an era where personal information is the world’s highest saleable commodity, Norton Utilities Ultimate cleans out your internet files to improve your...

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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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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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