Online Home Security

While having great antivirus software helps prevent most attacks, it is important to know about personal computer security and to constantly be on the lookout for new solutions and the latest information regarding home internet security and computer safety. Our security advice can help guide you through these steps.

Anti-virus + Firewall = The Perfect Security

It’s easy to jump to the conclusion that once you’ve installed anti-virus software, your computer is now protected from all security problems and there is no need to take any further action to protect it. However, this couldn’t be further...

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Types of Firewalls Threats – An Overview

Just like a literal “fire wall” is designed to contain the spread of a fire within a building, firewall technology exists to stop security threats passing through to your computers and devices. When you use the internet, your firewall acts as a barrier that filters data between your secure, internal network and the less trustworthy worldwide web.

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Can Antivirus Software Slow Me Down?

/ Eddie Nudel

Time is money, and in today’s fast-paced world, you need to use that precious commodity as wisely as you do your dollars and cents. Software that slows down your computer is generally avoided for this reason. The trouble is that a good antivirus is essential to your computer and your network’s maintenance, and skipping out on this software could cost you a lot more than a few minutes in lag time. The real question is whether or not the strong antiviruses will actually slow down your computer or not. Let’s take a look.

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Here's How to Protect your Home Network

The majority of homes contain several devices that link to the internet including computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, TVs and gaming devices. Since most malware enters our devices through unsecured ports, it’s important to make sure that your whole network has up-to-date protection that keeps your system safe from viruses, spyware and Trojans. Here are three suggestions on how to secure your home network in the best possible way.

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How Did My Computer Catch That Virus, Anyway?

The only way to be 100% sure your computer will never catch a virus is to never connect it to the Internet and use only the original, factory-installed software. Even if you never open unexpected attachments...

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The Benefits of Full Antivirus Vs. Free Antivirus

It can be a nice feeling to find something for free that we would normally cost us a bit of money. Free antivirus software does offer a reasonable amount of protection for your computer, and for many of us this will appear to be enough. 

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