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Online Gaming Risks and Kids: What to Know and How to Protect Them

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. Online games aren’t new. Consumers have been playing them since as early as 1960. However, the market is evolving—games that used to require the computing power of dedicated desktops can now be powered by smartphones, and online gaming participation has skyrocketed. This unfortunately means that the dangers of online gaming have evolve
Publish At:2019-10-10 16:10 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile antivirus privacy

Stay Smart Online Week 2019

Let’s Reverse the Threat of Identity Theft!! Our online identities are critical. In fact, you could argue that they are our single most unique asset. Whether we are applying for a job, a mortgage or even starting a new relationship, keeping our online identity protected, secure and authentic is essential. This week is Stay Smart Online Week in Australia R
Publish At:2019-10-07 23:20 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Identity Protection antivirus cybercrime cybersafet

Do Macs need antivirus software?

One of the most common questions Intego receives is whether Macs need antivirus software. Naturally, it's fair for you to assume that our opinion may be a bit biased—not just because Intego offers antivirus software as well as a full security suite to protect Macs, but also because our malware researchers are at the front line, and regularly discover new mal
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps antivirus gatekeeper XProtect Virus

Russian spies pilfered data from NSA Contractor’s home PC running a Kaspersky AV

Russian hackers allegedly exploited Kaspersky AV to hack into NSA contractor and steal the NSA exploit code. It complicates Kaspersky’s position. Anonymous sources have claimed Russian intelligence extracted NSA exploits from a US government contractor’s home PC using Kaspersky Lab software. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that a malicious c
Publish At:2017-10-06 11:30 | Read:2636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Malware antivirus cyber e

DNA virus brings malware full circle

In what sounds like a science fiction story, scientists have successfully infected a computer using a virus encoded in DNA. The experiment was designed to prove that DNA could be used to successfully infect computers in the future. During the test, engineers created an artificial strand of DNA and “programmed” malicious code inside it. The strand was then in
Publish At:2017-09-29 04:10 | Read:2440 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News Antivirus cybersecurity Virus

IntelliAV: Toward the Feasibility of Building Intelligent Anti-Malware on Android Devices

IntelliAV is a practical intelligent anti-malware solution for Android devices based on the open-source and multi-platform TensorFlow library. Android is targeted the most by malware coders as the number of Android users is increasing. Although there are many Android anti-malware solutions available in the market, almost all of them are based on malware sign
Publish At:2017-07-19 09:10 | Read:3233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android antivirus IntelliAV mal

How Virus Protection Software Has Evolved With the Threat Landscape

John McAfee turned some heads in the security community two years ago when he declared that the virus protection software industry, which he is widely credited with creating 30 years ago, is dead. “In 1987, new applications for the Windows platform were being developed and released at a rate of about one new application per month,” he wrote. &#
Publish At:2017-07-17 19:15 | Read:3639 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Fraud Protection Antivirus Malware Security Service

How to protect the elderly online

For those of us who grew up in the Internet age, staying safe online is relatively straightforward. Our experience with computers means that we have a good basic understanding of malware, hackers and other threats that could be used to steal personal information. Our elderly relatives are not so lucky – they did not use computers at school, and most of them
Publish At:2017-05-30 14:55 | Read:3062 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Antivirus cybersecurity tips

Is Youtube Safe For Kids?

It can be surprising for parents that someone like Pewdie Pie has a net worth of millions of dollars, or that watching someone else play videogames is a billion dollar business thanks to streaming companies like Youtube. The types of videos that young children gravitate towards often surprise us, as the trends are constantly changing. To avoid any nasty shoc
Publish At:2017-05-19 02:30 | Read:2629 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety Mobile News Antivirus cybersecurity social med

Guiding Your Child Safely Into Digital Independence

One of the things that you see when hanging around at a busy mall or almost anywhere during the weekend is the picture of a mother that holds a smartphone in one hand, and a kid in the other. And very often even the kid is also holding a smart device. Yes, these are the days we live in. Parents use smart devices such as tablets and smartphones to keep the l
Publish At:2017-04-30 18:55 | Read:2700 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Antivirus cybersecurity security tips

Webroot started tagging Windows files, Facebook as malicious after a faulty update

Webroot home and business products are tagging Windows files and Facebook as malicious after a recent faulty update. Users are going crazy. The Webroot home and business defense solutions started tagging legitimate Windows and Facebook as malicious after a recent update. Many organizations claimed hundreds and even thousands of malfunctions to their endpoin
Publish At:2017-04-26 07:50 | Read:2630 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security antivirus Facebook Webroot Webroot fa

Protect your social media account in these 5 simple steps

It’s pervasive; it’s everywhere. It can even rig national elections according to some well-known experts and academics. No, we’re not talking about Vladimir Putin’s team of world-class cyber spies. We’re talking about the medium of social media. Hate it or love it, social media is here to stay. It’s bringing us closer to one another, and it’s helping us keep
Publish At:2017-03-10 04:35 | Read:2573 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Antivirus cybersecurity Privacy social medi

Paying taxes is taxing enough

6 steps to protect yourself from being fleeced The following could be the story plot of the next Hollywood horror blockbuster. Average Paul works hard all year to put food on the table like millions of Americans. And being the good guy that he is, Average Paul understands that paying taxes is part of the game (even though he feels he pays too much of it). No
Publish At:2017-03-08 15:45 | Read:4660 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Antivirus cybersecurity Phishing Privacy

The technical support scam and how to avoid it

When talking about cybersecurity, we instantly think of viruses and malware. But advances in personal computer security have made it much harder for hackers to infect your PC through traditional channels like email. As a result, they have developed new attack methods to get around your defences using a range of techniques, on and off-line. One of the most us
Publish At:2017-02-17 03:50 | Read:2970 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Antivirus Cybercrime cybersecurity Scam

Tips to find online love safely

Online dating fraud victims at record high The rise of online dating has been phenomenal. In fact, a research paper published by the Association for Psychological Research found that online dating services are now the second most popular way for people to find love. For those hoping to begin a romantic relationship this is great news – there’s a huge number
Publish At:2017-02-11 00:00 | Read:2823 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Antivirus cybersecurity Hackers


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