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What You Need to Know About Ransomware – The Biggest Threat of 2016

Cabrina Yeo July 26, 2016 enterprise, endpoint security, ransomware, malware

It’s a typical day and you’ve just checked your email. You see one from a familiar source with a zipped attachment and you promptly download it. You unzipped the file and nothing happens so you move on to the next email and continue on with your mundane routine of opening emails while wondering what exactly happened.

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The Dangers of Malware and How to Avoid Them

John Paul Tunay July 19, 2016 anti-malware, malware

Sometimes, when you use your computer, you face dangers that you do not know. One of these dangers is malware. But what is it, precisely, and how can it possibly harm your computer?

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The Most Common Types of Malware

John Paul Tunay July 12, 2016 virus, trojan, adware, rootkit, worm, ransomware, spyware, malware

Malicious software or malware are generally defined as any software designed to gain access to or damage a computer. This usually happens without the knowledge of the computer user. Unless you are a security expert that’s trying to analyze them, the presence of malware on your computer system is most likely bad news.

Malware comes in numerous types and depending on whom you ask, can be classified into different ways. The most common is categorizing them according to their method of attacking your computer system, which is how we will be approaching it.

Do note that some malware …

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4-Word Saddest Story: Anti-Virus Edition

Cabrina Yeo July 07, 2016 free anti-virus, anti-virus

“Write the saddest story you could think of in 4 words”? Challenge accepted.

With that, we here at the SecureAPlus Team has come up with our own version of the saddest Anti-Virus story which we have all heard far too many times over the years.

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Making Antiviruses Play Well Together for Free

John Paul Tunay July 05, 2016 free, compatibility, anti-virus

Worrying about viruses trying to get into our devices has become a daily habit for some people that are sensitive on security. That’s why choosing a suitable anti virus software may sound complicated to many.

There are plenty of options available from the Internet. You can find anti virus software solutions that go for sale at fixed prices, one’s that require an annual subscription, or those that are free. Further complicating things are features that are mutually exclusive to one another.

Given the rampant proliferation of virus and malware, experts are coming into terms …

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