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Here Are the Top 5 Free Antivirus Programs for Your PC

Microsoft Windows, Apple’s Operating System (macOS) and antivirus program manufacturers have been battling hackers since the personal computer was invented.

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How Safe are Paypal, Venmo, Zelle, and Cash App?

Our digital lives and new work-from-home lifestyles have made it more common than ever to rely on apps and devices. It was inevitable we’d end up exchanging money using our phones. Apps like Venmo, Paypal, Zelle, and Cash App all let you send and receive money from your phone or computer. These apps have been…

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How to Send Secrets Securely Over the Net

So much of managing our privacy and cybersecurity involves not sharing secrets over the Internet. Some people love to overshare on social media. They can post all kinds of personal information or send emails with passwords or credit card numbers.  But how can you safely share private information like this over the Internet? From Netflix…

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Zoom Security Basics: How To Secure Your Conferencing

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year, then you know what Zoom is. Chances are, you’ve used it yourself many times. And if you know about and use Zoom, then you probably also know about the major security issues Zoom had back in March and April 2020. The application became…

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Cybersecurity and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Technology and digital communication have undoubtedly changed thanks to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. On the one hand, technology has adapted to remote models of working, living, and learning to help people stay home more often. On the other hand, COVID-related cybersecurity has become a huge problem, leading some experts to dub the dramatic rise in…

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The Biggest COVID-Related Data Breaches (So Far)

Cybercriminals will always adapt to a changing digital landscape. It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic brought a wave of cyber-attacks and data breaches. Hackers all over the world took advantage of a vulnerable situation. Data breaches nearly doubled in 2020 as a result. Estimates from the Unisys Security Index indicate that there were 192,000…

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Beware Common Scams On Amazon

As the largest digital marketplace in the world, Amazon unsurprisingly attracts many scammers looking to make money off unsuspecting online shoppers. Although the company has made many efforts to reduce this kind of activity on its website, people always find a way around it. Amazon customers aren’t the only targets of these scams, however. Some…

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Security Conspiracy Theories That Might Actually Be Right

In today’s age of disinformation and fake news, conspiracy theories are running rampant. Some are small and dismissed almost as soon as they pop up. Others are so ludicrous that we can’t help but laugh. Still, some conspiracy theories turn out to be true. There’s nothing more shocking than finding out that some wild theory…

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