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5 Reasons Why Your Brain is the Most Powerful Internet Security Suite Ever Made

Sep 21st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

5 Reasons Why Your Brain is the Most Powerful Internet Security Suite Ever Made

When you compare antivirus software online, it’s easy to get confused. There are so many different options out there with so many different variables. Which one is right for you? What if I told you that you were already using the most advanced antivirus threat-detection software available today? Yes – as you already know from the headline – that powerful software is your brain. H

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Top 12 Spam-Producing Countries in the World

Jul 28th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Top 12 Spam-Producing Countries in the World

Sophos’s Naked Security blog is renowned for its statistics and studies. Over the years, Naked Security has revealed interesting information about our digital world. It’s also identified dangerous PC threats and malware issues. A recent Naked Security blog post showed us which countries produce the most spam. In that post, called the “Dirty Dozen Spampionship”, Sophos revealed whi

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New Indian Antivirus Software Will Protect PCs for Free

Jul 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

New Indian Antivirus Software Will Protect PCs for Free

If you’re visiting FixMyPCFree.com, I assume you like free PC software. Well, we have another piece of free PC software to tell you about today. That software is called NaMo. It’s free antivirus software from an Indian company. The strange name “NaMo” comes from the name of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. India is a huge center of antivirus activity. The vast majority of

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Why You Need to Avoid Cryptowall At All Costs

Jun 16th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Why You Need to Avoid Cryptowall At All Costs

Since the beginning of 2014, a virus called CryptoLocker has terrorized the world, made millions of dollars, and permanently locked away files. CryptoLocker is falling out of fashion. Replacing it is a virus called Cryptowall, which is essentially the same thing but in a different form. In fact, Cryptowall might even be made by the same developers as CryptoLocker. How does Cryptowall work?

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Microsoft Releases Free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit to Upgrade your PC’s Security

Jun 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Microsoft Releases Free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit to Upgrade your PC’s Security

Microsoft cares about the security of its users. Unless, of course, you’re using Windows XP. Today, Microsoft released a helpful security tool for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. This security tool vastly improves Windows’ ability to protect itself online. The tool is called the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET). EMET’s claim to fame is protecting Internet Explorer from t

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Over 99.4% of Websites Have Fixed Heartbleed Exploit

Apr 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Over 99.4% of Websites Have Fixed Heartbleed Exploit

Heartbleed was one of the most devastating security flaws ever exposed. Earlier this month, a Google security researcher named Neel Mehta and a small team from Codenomicon discovered a loophole in OpenSSL which allowed third parties to spy on ‘encrypted’ and ‘protected’ transmissions. The flaw had existed since 2011. Normally, exploits like this are big news but not big enough for mo

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5 Telltale Signs Someone is Trying to Hack Your Computer Online

Apr 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

5 Telltale Signs Someone is Trying to Hack Your Computer Online

Most people will never get hacked in their lives. However, if the time ever comes, then you need to be prepared. Today, I’m going to tell you about some of the telltale signs you’ve been a victim of a hacking attempt.  If any of these things are happening to you, then you will want to take some precautionary steps to ensure your identity remains safe. 5) You’ve received a password chang

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Security Researchers Create PC Virus that Travels Through Wi-Fi

Mar 6th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Security Researchers Create PC Virus that Travels Through Wi-Fi

The concept of Wi-Fi is something most of us don’t think about on a daily basis. However, when you think about it, wireless information transmission is a crazy concept. After all, there are currently megabytes upon megabytes of data travelling through the air to get to your computer screen, phone screen, and whatever other electronic devices you’re using. Like I said, you probably don’

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Should Your Next Password Be a Sentence?

Mar 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Should Your Next Password Be a Sentence?

Using a sentence as a password is a completely foreign concept to most of us. It seems strange to use multiple words with spaces as a password instead of the usual one-word mix of numbers and letters. However, there are certainly some good reasons to use a sentence as your next password. Today, I’m going to list a few of those reasons. -Avoid common word attacks There are hundreds of co

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5 Easy Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Feb 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

5 Easy Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Phishing emails are the most devastating type of online attack in 2014. Even the best antivirus software won’t protect you from a good phishing email. A good phishing email convinces you to perform all of the malicious tasks yourself. You personally install software, share private information, or hand over remote access to your PC online. For all of these reasons, phishers are getting thei

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