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Malware

Trojan viruses: Detecting and removing
Help protect your device against Trojan viruses. Learn effective ways and essential tips to defend against malware and other threats.
Published: May 08, 2024 ·6 min read
Famous computer viruses: A historical look at notable cyberthreats
Learn about the most famous computer viruses and their impact, including examples and the history of these cyberthreats.
Published: March 22, 2024 ·6 min read
Spyware: What it is and how to protect yourself
Spyware is a type of malware that infiltrates your device and covertly gathers intel about you. Learn about spyware removal tips in this guide.
Published: July 20, 2023 ·3 min read
Spear phishing: A definition plus differences between phishing and spear phishing
Spear phishing is a targeted cyberattack toward a specific individual or organization with the end goal of receiving confidential information for fraudulent purposes
Published: June 01, 2022 ·3 min read

Online Scams

13 WhatsApp scams to know and avoid in 2024
Watch out for WhatsApp scams while you chat with family and friends online. Learn about common WhatsApp scams and how to avoid them.
Published: December 22, 2023 ·11 min
New study finds 8 social media phishing attacks
Are you active on social media? You could be a target for social media phishing attacks designed to steal your private information.
Published: July 26, 2022 ·3 min read
Scamming 2022 style: The email trap
Email scammers used to rely above all on the good faith of their victims – now they’re turning to much more ruthless methods.
Published: April 21, 2022 ·4 min read
Everything you need to know about social engineering attacks
Once you understand what social engineering is and how it works you can use that knowledge to defend yourself.
Published: March 14, 2022 ·4 min read

Emerging Threats

What 2024 holds for the future of cybersecurity
Norton’s researchers released their 2024 cybersecurity predictions. See how AI is predicted to impact the landscape of cybersecurity.
Published: December 20, 2023 ·8 min read
Deep web vs. dark web: What’s the difference?
What’s the difference between the deep web vs. the dark web? Get an overview of they work and tips on surfing the deep web and dark web.
Published: December 14, 2023 ·4 min read
April Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report
What you need to know about deepfakes, romance scams, and crypto scams. Plus, some of the latest phishing pages we have caught.
Published: May 09, 2022 ·3 min read
What is a Deepfake Anyway?
If you’re worried that a photo or video may be a deepfake, there are some simple tell-tale signs.
Published: May 02, 2022 ·2 min read

How To

How to prevent computer viruses: Expert tips
Computer viruses are bad news for your device and online security. Discover practical tips on how to prevent computer viruses and other online threats.
Published: May 14, 2024 ·4 mins 40 sec
Clean PC: In-depth hardware & software cleaning guide
Discover effective methods and step-by-step instructions to clean your PC for improved performance and longevity. Learn more!
Published: April 30, 2024 ·7 min 40 sec read
How to clear cache and cookies in your browser
Clearing your cache can help fix loading, formatting, and other issues on sites. Read our guide to find out how to clear your cache.
Published: March 21, 2024 ·6 min 25 sec read
What is the dark web and how do you access it?
The dark web sounds ominous, but many people use it for enhanced privacy and security. Learn how to access it plus tips to stay safe while browsing.
Published: December 14, 2023 ·3 min read

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