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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 yourRead More
Just like any business, the people who create PC viruses need to constantly innovate in order to stay competitive. Recently, virus creators and malware designers have turned to scams called clickjacking and keyjacking in order to trick users into download malware onto their computers. Today, I’m going to teach you how to be a smart PC user and avoid these scams. Keep in mind that these viruseRead More
Browser-based hijacks are today’s most common way in which a hacker gains control of your system. Browser-based hijacks involve a website using malicious code to force your computer to download dangerous files or install a bad script. Today, Windows PCs are particularly susceptible to browser-based hijacks because, well, the majority of browser-based hijacks are designed to catch Windows PC uRead More