Articles tagged: pop-ups
When you see the list of possible hacking signs, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion your computer has been hacked. It’s usually not the case. Regardless, prevention is always easier than recovery from an actual hack.
Occasionally, sites appear in your browser history that you never visited. I’ll examine some possible causes.
Over the years, your choices when it comes to anti-malware tools have become simpler, yet frustratingly imprecise.
Free information on the web isn’t free; there are costs to provide it. Pop-ups: advertising, offers, and social media, are all part of the “cost” of free.
There is no such thing as perfect anti-virus software, so it’s wise to have another line of defense when online.
Advertisements popping up on a new computer bring several things to mind, including what many call “crapware.”
Usually a new window will open on top of previous windows. There are several things that may cause a window to “pop under” the window you’re looking at.