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The main reason users seek out an antivirus program is to protect their computer against malware threats that can be spread through websites, email attachments, USB keys and other surprising vectors. Antivirus software has grown increasingly...Read more
Have you ever searched for a deal on a laptop or jacket and for the following week, all you see are online ads about laptops and jackets? It’s clear to most users that companies are tracking our online activities. While advertisers use a...Read more
A new Gmail-based phishing scam is convincing even the most tech-savvy users into revealing their usernames and passwords to cybercriminals. Phishing refers to an attempt to acquire sensitive information such as login credentials by posing as a...Read more
Since ad blocking extensions have quickly become popular, there are aspects of ad blocking software that may not be familiar to all users. For one thing, not all makers of ad blocking software are intrinsically against advertising. Sure, most...Read more
The MyDoom computer virus, considered the most expensive of all time, caused about $38 billion in damages. The virus was transmitted through email and file-sharing programs. The Mellissa computer virus caused so much damage that in March...Read more
According to reports, Facebook is going to begin inserting advertisements in the middle of user-uploaded videos. While the social network has previously disallowed "pre-roll" video ads which are played before a video starts, they are starting...Read more