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Is Your Chrome Browser Acting Funny? There’s a New Chrome Impersonator Trojan Infecting Thousands

Sep 10th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Is Your Chrome Browser Acting Funny? There’s a New Chrome Impersonator Trojan Infecting Thousands

Has your Google Chrome browser been taking you to weird websites lately? You may have been infected by something called the Mutabaha Trojan. That Trojan, according to Dr. Web researchers, looks and performs very similarly to Google Chrome. There are some small differences with the menu design, but aside from that, it’s virtually indistinguishable. The most noticeable difference between the

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Google Chrome had More Vulnerabilities in 2014 than Internet Explorer, New Report Claims

Mar 28th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Google Chrome had More Vulnerabilities in 2014 than Internet Explorer, New Report Claims

If I told you to name a bad internet browser, you’d probably immediately say Internet Explorer. But according to a new report, 2014’s most vulnerable browser wasn’t Internet Explorer: it was Google Chrome. That report comes from a security company called Secunia. Secunia recorded 15,435 software vulnerabilities across 3,870 applications in 2014. The company published the results of tha

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No Major Browser Survives 2015 Pwn2Own Competition

Mar 23rd 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

No Major Browser Survives 2015 Pwn2Own Competition

Pwn2Own brings together some of the brightest minds in the world of hacking. These minds compete for over $500,000 in prizes that they receive in exchange for revealing critical bugs in popular software. This year, browsers took a major hit. All four popular browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer – were hacked during the 2015 event in Vancouver. The event paid out $442

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Are You Using the World’s Most Secure Web Browser? Probably Not

Aug 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Are You Using the World’s Most Secure Web Browser? Probably Not

Web browsing is the most popular PC activity. It’s also the most dangerous PC activity. Today, approximately 95% of PC viruses come from web browsing. You can receive viruses through the web platform of your email client – like Gmail – or by visiting an infected website. Today’s antivirus software typically only detects a virus after it’s installed on your PC – which doesn’t

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How to Easily Customize your Chrome ‘New Tab’ Page

Apr 13th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

How to Easily Customize your Chrome ‘New Tab’ Page

Chrome is arguably the world’s most popular internet browser. If you’re one of millions of Chrome users around the world, then you undoubtedly know the ‘new tab’ screen. The new tab screen pops up every time you open a new tab (like when you press Ctrl+T). Over the past few Chrome updates, that screen has sometimes been blank, featured a Google Search box, or let you click on your mo

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What Are Cloud Browsers and Why Should You Switch?

Mar 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

What Are Cloud Browsers and Why Should You Switch?

You’ve probably never heard of the word “cloud browser”, but you probably will over the coming months. Cloud browsers have been praised by security experts as the best way for average PC users to protect their security online. What are cloud browsers? Why should you use a cloud browser? Should you use a cloud browser? Read below and your questions will be answered. What is a cloud bro

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5 Limitations of the Google Chromebook

Mar 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

5 Limitations of the Google Chromebook

If you believe Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign, then Chromebooks are useless pieces of plastic garbage that only let you use Google Search and that’s it. If you have a brain and have used a Chromebook for more than 2 seconds, then you know that’s not really the case. Somewhere between the Scroogled extreme and the “Chromebook does everything” extreme lies the truth. Today, I’m goi

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How to Protect Your Computer By Uninstalling These Dangerous Browser Add-Ons

Jan 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix | 0 Comment

How to Protect Your Computer By Uninstalling These Dangerous Browser Add-Ons

Browser add-ons are like apps for your internet browser. They can help you save money on shopping websites or block advertisements. Unfortunately, according to recent computer security reports, not all browser add-ons have good intentions. A recent report found that many add-ons are performing malicious activities on your PCs, including: -Tracking every single page you visit -Sending your

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How to Identify Which Tab is Making that Annoying Noise

Jan 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Identify Which Tab is Making that Annoying Noise

If you’re an internet user like me, then you’ve got like 30 tabs open at any one time. My worst nightmare is when my speakers start making noise when I have 30 tabs open. That means I have to go through each individual tab and look for an automated video player or background music player. It’s annoying and time-consuming. And I know I’m not the only one who gets annoyed by noise-maki

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Chrome App for Windows 8.1 Launches Chrome OS Inside Windows, Overrides Metro

Oct 12th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Chrome App for Windows 8.1 Launches Chrome OS Inside Windows, Overrides Metro

Google appears to be trying to take over Microsoft’s newest operating system. The next version of the Chrome browser for Windows 8.1 will feature a full-fledged operating environment from which users can launch all sorts of different Google services. This latest version of Chrome was recently released to developers and should be released to the Windows-using public in the near future. The Chr

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