18 articles

What is a computer virus? Definition & how they work
Learn what a computer virus is, how it works & how it spreads. Then discover how to prevent viruses and protect your digital life.
February 26, 2024·6 min read
What is antivirus software, and do I need it?
Having more than Antivirus protection is essential. Learn why.
September 01, 2023·2 min read
Ad Blocker: A safe and fast browsing experience
How can ad blockers help with irrelevant ads? Enjoy ad-free browsing & protect your personal information from trackers. Read here!
September 01, 2023·6 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.
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
Webcam hacking
You might have heard that hackers can access your webcam. In the age of the Internet of Things, that’s a pretty scary notion.
August 08, 2018·4 min read
Android malware
The security argument between Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android system for smartphones is heating up yet again.
August 08, 2018·3 min read
What are malicious websites?
Most people don't know that you don’t have to intentionally download a malicious attachment to compromise your computer’s security.
August 08, 2018·3 min read
Virus FAQ
Are you a Norton customer who is facing a problem with malware? Use this page to get answers to frequently asked questions. My computer has a virus. How did this happen? Thousands of new viruses…
August 08, 2018·3 min read
What is a Trojan?
Borrowed from the story of the wooden horse used to trick the defenders of Troy into sneaking soldiers into their city, a Trojan Horse hides malware in what appears to be a normal file.
August 08, 2018·4 min read
How to remove malware from Android phones
Is my Android device infected by malware? How can I remove it? Here is some useful information that may help answer your questions.
August 08, 2018·2 min read
Ransomware: 5 dos and don'ts
Guest Post By Kevin Haley, director, NortonLifeLock Security Response I despise all forms of bullying.Perhaps the one I hate most of all is where the bully takes a personal item, snatching it from you,...
August 08, 2018·3 min read
What is adware and how does it work?
Have you heard of adware and how does it work?
August 08, 2018·3 min read
What is a botnet?
The Internet is filled with threats to online security. Many of these threats are just productive, positive technologies turned to evil use. The botnet is an example of using good technologies for bad intentions.
August 08, 2018·4 min read
What is malware and how can you protect your device against it?
Tips to help protect your device against malware. Learn more.
August 08, 2018·4 min read
Myth-busting the 10 most ridiculous malware myths
Myth-busting 10 of the most ridiculous malware myths
August 07, 2018·3 min read

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