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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
How to delete or deactivate your Instagram account: Step-by-step guide
Follow our simple step-by-step guide that will help you delete or deactivate your Instagram account in no time. Read it here!
Published February 18, 2024 ·6 min read
Password tricks – our treat for you this season
Is a password really that useful if you can’t remember it? We have the tricks you can use to make yours both memorable and secure.
Published January 15, 2024 ·4 min read
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!
Published 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
Published 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.
Published September 01, 2023 ·3 min read
Is paying for Antivirus worth it?
When it comes to digital safety, buying an antivirus security suite is a small price to pay.
Published September 01, 2023 ·2 min 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 July 19, 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.
Published June 28, 2023 ·5 min
How to find hidden cameras: 10 detection methods
Be it a holiday rental or self-catering accommodation, you may wonder about hidden cameras. Follow this guide to learn how to find hidden cameras.
Published December 21, 2022 ·4 min read
6 Things We Can Learn From Gaming
Do you think that video and computer games are a waste of time? Then read our article to find out why that might not be the case.
Published June 28, 2022 ·2 min read
How to wipe a computer hard drive in 5 steps
It’s not enough to simply delete your old files. Why? The delete button doesn’t actually delete your information permanently.
Published June 14, 2022 ·2 min read
10 Internet safety rules to help keep your family safe online
Tips for parents to help keep their family safe online.
Published June 09, 2022 ·2 min read
How to Know if Your Computer Has a Virus
Are there ways to tell that your computer has been infected before it eats all your files? There are, as it so happens, and here’s what you can do about it
Published May 22, 2022 ·4 min read
Clean your phone for a better digital life
If apps are cluttering your screen, then you are not alone. Learn how to clean up your phone for a better digital life.
Published May 19, 2022 ·4 min read
How to get rid of spam emails
Email spam is unsolicited, bulk-sent email messages sent to an inbox. Learn how to get rid of spam emails from invading your privacy.
Published March 24, 2022 ·2 min read
Safer Internet Day: Good cyber hygiene habits to help stay safe online
Cyber hygiene involves using products and tools that fit your needs, performing hygienic tasks correctly, and starting a routine.
Published February 07, 2022 ·3 min read
6 tips for safer online shopping
To give you piece of mind while online shopping during the Holiday season here are four simple things you can do to protect yourself.
Published December 25, 2021 ·4 min read
Was your Twitch account hacked? Top prevention steps
A hacked Twitch account is no fun and should be taken seriously – especially if you are a streamer. Here are the signs to look out for.
Published November 19, 2021 ·2 min read
Digital Detox: Take control of your smartphone
Do you feel like you’re spending too much time on front of digital devices? Then a digital detox might be exactly what you need.
Published October 05, 2021 ·2 min read
What is cybercrime? How it works and how to stop it
Do you know what is cybercrime is? Here’s how it works and how to stop it
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
8 ways to protect your private information online
Having a productive and safe online digital life is important for you and your family to get the most from online experiences. We list some of the ways you can protect your private information online.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
How do you clear cookies on your computer?
What are cookies and how do you clear cookies on your computer?
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
What to look for when buying antivirus software
There are a few things to consider before you acquire security and antivirus software. Here are some of the points to keep in mind as you shop.
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 mins
What to do if you become involved in a data breach
Cybercriminals are attracted to stealing data that they can make money from, such as credit and debit card numbers, bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, birthdates, full names and addresses. They can commit identity theft with Social Security numbers, sell credit and debit card numbers to other cybercriminals or bleed bank accounts dry using bank account information.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
Catch spyware before it snags you
Have you ever clicked on an intriguing ad or link while surfing the Web and had a barrage of pop-up windows flood your screen or your browser suddenly send you to a slew of unsavory sites?
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
8 ways to help protect yourself against cybercrime
Find how what precautions you can take to protect yourself against cybercrime
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to clean your computer: Software and hardware
Cleaning your computer’s hardware and software is important for a lot of reasons. Here’s how to practice clean computing.
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
The importance of data back-up
Have you ever lost a lot of really important data? Or, alternately, have you ever had a moment of panic where you thought you did? Whether it's images of a family vacation, a report from work or a...
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
Spam, spam, go away
Spam. In some ways, it's the electronic equivalent of junk mail and junk phone calls. Spam is not only an unsolicited and annoying nuisance, it's also a pervasive problem that's clogging and overwhelming the Internet's email systems. Spam accounts for approximately 80 percent of worldwide email volume.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
The importance of general software updates and patches
We all get them from time to time- those little windows that pop up, notifying us that there are software updates available for our computer. Chances are, these always seem to present themselves...
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to recognise and avoid tech support scams
Tech support scams can be executed via cold calls, pop-up messages, and incorrect search engine results. Learn more.
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
6 tips to avoid getting a virus on the internet
How do you avoid getting a virus on the internet? Here’s our tips
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
Your essential 4 step guide to using a VPN to secure your network
How to use a VPN to secure your network and help protect your data
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
7 tips to prevent ransomware
Malicious software that uses encryption to hold data for ransom has become wildly successful over the last few years.
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to secure your passwords
Let’s face facts: it's easy to forget passwords. People often use simple words, such as a pet's name, or easy-to-remember dates such as a wedding anniversary. A hacker could try your name, children's names, birthdates and pets' names as passwords to get access to your computer.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
The 8 Steps to Safer Online Shopping
Get the most out of your online retail experience with our guide to safer online shopping.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
What will biohacking mean for the future?
Biohacking is a particular go-to, where man and machine are blended into one super human. What will it mean for the future?
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
What is an SSL certificate?
When you fill out a website form, how do you know if it’s secure? Find out more about SSL certificates.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
7 tips to conquer your email inbox once and for all
Is your inbox overflowing with mail? Here's 7 tips to conquer your email inbox once and for all
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read

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