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Computing

Beware of Thanatos, the latest cyber-extortion scam

A new ransomware infection that encrypts all your files and demands payment in Bitcoin Cash is raising alarm among security experts because there's no way for even the creators of the malware to decrypt it.
Computing

Uninstall McAfee quickly and easily by following these simple steps

Don't fret, learning how to uninstall McAfee is quick and easy. With a crew clicks and in as many steps, we'll have your system running free of that antivirus so you can set up your security as you like.
Computing

This real-time map of antivirus fails is roasting MalwareBytes’ competitors

MalwareBytes wants to prove it's the best security software out there, by highlighting where other antivirus firms are failing to protect their users – and it has a fancy heat map to do it.
Mobile

Top 5 Android security apps: The best antivirus protection for Android

We analyze the features and reliability of the top five security apps and antivirus protection for Android currently available. We look at malware detection, performance, and the other security features they offer.
Computing

Protect your PC from the cyber-flu with the best free antivirus options

Malware, spyware, and adware is never fun to find on your PC. Check out our picks for the best free antivirus software, so you can rid your system of any dangerous software that might be lurking around.
Computing

PC feeling sluggish? Speed it back up with these free apps

Whether you're struggling with slow resposne times or laggy 3D games, these free apps will help you speed up your PC by updating, defragmenting, and sometimes even decontaminating your computer.
Computing

Ransomware is the new hot threat everyone is talking about; what do you need to know?

Here's a history of the spread of ransomware, how it affects average users in the threat landscape, and what - if anything - you can do to stop it.
Computing

What is a zero-day attack, and can anything defend against it?

Zero-days. You've heard about them in the news, across the net, even on Digital Trends -- but what are they really, and is there any hope of stopping them?
Computing

New malware numbers jump sharply in 2014

It might be a good time to review the security software protecting your home computer, as a new report reveals a sharp increase in the number of malware incidents spotted across the globe.
Computing

Protect your home from network intrusion with Bitdefender’s Box

Want to protect your network devices from threats before they even arrive? Check out Bitdefender's newly announced Box, a router that actively scans incoming packets for potential threats.
Home Theater

Viruses are coming to your smart TV, says Kaspersky chief

It's only "a question of time" before virus coders are targeting your smart TV or set-top box according to Eugene Kaspersky, who also has a warning about the future of cyber terrorism.
Computing

Six signs your computer is infected

Think your PC might have a virus? As netizens concerned for the well-being of the community, we've put together this list of computer virus symptoms to help you diagnose any problems you might be experiencing. Learn the telltale signs of an…