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What is antivirus software, and do I need it?
Having more than Antivirus protection is essential. Learn why.
September 01, 2023·2 min read
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.
December 22, 2023·11 min
How to protect yourself this holiday shopping season
Explore this special holiday release of the Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report to learn how to protect yourself while holiday shopping.
December 07, 2023·4 min read

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Malware

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.
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
June 01, 2022·3 min read
What is Grayware?
Grayware can affect your device’s performance and compromise your security online, as well as being a nuisance.
May 12, 2022·4 min read
Malware attacks: What you need to know
Malware can be a threat to your devices and your cybersecurity. Here’s what you need to know.
August 09, 2018·3 min read

Online Scams

Phictionary – the phishing dictionary every digital citizen should read
Phictionary is a guide to phishing attacks with a dictionary twist that exposes real-life examples of scams to help people proactively identify fraudulent communications.
July 11, 2023·3 min
Clone phishing: What it is and how to prevent it
Clone phishing is a technique that scammers use to steal your information. Our guide describes how it works, gives examples, and teaches you how to prevent it.
September 13, 2022·4 min read
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.
July 26, 2022·3 min read
DocuSign phishing emails: 4 signs of an attack, and how to protect yourself
Electronic signature service DocuSign has warned consumers about new phishing campaigns. Here’s help in avoiding scams.
March 09, 2022·4 min read

Emerging Threats

Deepfake AI: What are deepfakes & how to spot them?
Uncover the secrets of deepfakes. Learn what deepfakes are and how to spot them in today's digitally manipulated AI world!
November 17, 2023·2 min
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.
September 01, 2023·4 min read
Norton email scams: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
In a Norton email scam, scammers impersonate Norton through fake emails designed to trick consumers and steal their money and personal information.
April 28, 2022·3 min read
Privacy vs. security: Are they the same?
When it comes to privacy vs. security, it’s a good idea to have both. They’re related, but different. Here’s what you need to know.
August 08, 2018·3 min read

How To

Your guide to 5 types of cybercrime and how to stay safe online
Learn about cybercrime: the top 5 types and simple steps to protect yourself online. Stay informed and safe!
November 17, 2023·2 min
‘It's easy to stay safe online’ with these 4 steps (plus 1)
Here are four essential steps to take, plus a bonus task, to help you protect yourself from identity threats this year
October 12, 2023·4 min read
How to choose antivirus software: What you need to know
Learn how to choose antivirus software to protect your computer or mobile device against viruses, malware, phishing, ransomware and other threats.
September 01, 2023·3 min read
How to remove personal information from the internet: 9 methods for 2023
Follow the nine steps in this guide to learn how to remove personal information from the internet and protect your identity.
June 28, 2023·5 min

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