Articles tagged: spyware
Buying a new machine is a common knee-jerk reaction to a bad malware infestation. And it’s wrong. Not just a little wrong — it’s completely unnecessary.
Trying to remove malware? I’ll walk you through the steps and options, from simple to hard, including the only approach that’s guaranteed to work.
Online security is critical. Here are the key steps you can take to keep yourself safe on the internet.
Trust is tricky when it comes to computers. When you add relationships to the mix, things quickly get complicated.
When things behave unexpectedly, many people assume their computer has been compromised by remote hackers. Many of those people are wrong.
For some reason, many people’s gut reaction to a malware infestation is to consider getting a new computer. That’s unnecessary.
Some malware goes to great lengths to prevent you from downloading, running, or applying a fix. I’ll tell you what steps to take.
Using a computer at work puts you at their mercy. It’s technically possible your workplace could spy on all your activities.
Over the years, your choices when it comes to anti-malware tools have become simpler, yet frustratingly imprecise.
When using a shared computer, it’s too easy for others to see your data or history. If you must use a shared computer, you need to protect yourself.
It seems like even the most up-to-date anti-malware package isn’t always enough. It’s frustrating, because you’d think it would be.
When a hacker gets ahold of your computer they can do anything. Keeping them off is the best plan.
The bad guys can do anything they want to your computer if they can gain access.