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Looking for a fast, secure, and reliable Netflix VPN? Look no further! We've extensively tested every leading provider to bring you a list of the very best VPNs for Netflix in 2024.
By Paul Bischoff in Popular Posts on May 29, 2024
We've conducted thousands of hours of research to find the best VPN services in 2024. We look at speed, security, protocol, price, servers, and much more.
By Paul Bischoff on December 15, 2023
Phishing scams are common place, here's how to recognize and avoid them.
By Dave Albaugh in Information Security on May 13, 2022
There are very few VPNs that work in China. To help readers make an informed choice, we rented a server in Shenzhen and put 59 of the best-known VPNs to the test. Here are our results.
By Paul Bischoff in VPN & Privacy on May 22, 2024
Looking for recent worldwide cyber crime statistics and graphs? We constantly update this huge list of cybersecurity statistics from trusted sources. 
By Andra Zaharia in VPN on March 27, 2024
Don't get caught out torrenting with an unsuitable VPN. Despite bold marketing claims, many VPNs have been shown not to protect your privacy, and others are too slow for torrenting and streaming.  
By Paul Bischoff in Popular Posts on June 11, 2024
Are you looking for the best ExpressVPN deals and coupons? You're in the right place. We update this page regularly with the best discounts available, including Comparitech exclusive deals.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on May 20, 2024
Electronic and internet voting can help improve our election systems in several different ways. Each of these concepts rely on cryptography for security - but is cryptography enough?
By Josh Lake in Information Security on August 14, 2020
Android antivirus apps claim to protect your mobile device, but we found a ton of security holes and privacy risks -- one of them even exposes your address book.
By Aaron Phillips in Antivirus on August 17, 2022
Latest guides
Is Windows 11's built-in security enough to protect your PC? Learn about Microsoft Defender and third-party antivirus options in this comprehensive guide to Windows 11 security.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 19, 2024
Find out how to effectively use antivirus software's quarantine feature to protect your devices from malware and cyber threats. Discover tips for managing quarantined files, restoring false positives, and maintaining optimal security.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 19, 2024
Learn why scheduling regular antivirus scans is crucial for comprehensive protection against threats. This guide provides easy-to-follow instructions for setting up scheduled scans and optimizing them for maximum security and minimal disruption.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 19, 2024
Want to learn how to whitelist programs in your antivirus software? This guide covers the steps to whitelist, best practices, and answers to common questions.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 19, 2024
Are you fed up with NordVPN not working with Crunchyroll? We discuss some solutions to the problem and some VPN alternatives if things don’t work out.
By Ray Walsh in VPN & Privacy on June 19, 2024
Don't let chatbots trick you! This guide explains social engineering with chatbots, how they work, and how to identify them. Learn how to protect yourself from these deceptive tactics and keep your personal information safe.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on May 24, 2024
Don't be fooled by fake videos! Deepfakes use AI to create realistic forgeries. Learn how they work, how to spot them, and how to protect yourself from malicious deepfakes.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on May 24, 2024
Don't be fooled by familiar tools! Living-off-the-Land (LotL) attacks exploit legitimate system functions to breach your defenses. Learn how LotL attacks work, why they're dangerous, and how to protect yourself from this sneaky cyber threat.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on May 24, 2024
Learn how password spraying works and how to protect yourself. Create strong, unique passwords and enable multi-factor authentication to keep your accounts safe.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on May 24, 2024
Latest reviews
If you're considering signing up for the Norton 360 bundle, this post can help. We tested all the software included to see if we could recommend it.
By Marc Dahan in Antivirus on May 28, 2024
If you're wondering whether McAfee's Total Security bundle is for you, you're in the right place. We put the bundle through its paces in this review to see if it's worth it.
By Marc Dahan in Antivirus on May 22, 2024
This detailed review tests different aspects of ReasonLabs to see if it can compete with the antivir
By Marc Dahan in Antivirus on May 11, 2024
This Smartproxy review looks at everything this proxy and web scraping service has to offer. Find ou
By Marc Dahan in Proxies on April 1, 2024
This Bright Data review looks at its web unlocker, SERP API, scraping browser, and more. Do we recom
By Marc Dahan in Proxies on April 1, 2024
This Oxylabs review looks at everything this proxy and web scraping service has to offer. Find out m
By Marc Dahan in Proxies on April 15, 2024
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Unfortunately, some iPhone users complain of receiving unsolicited AirDrops. In this guide, we’ll explain how to avoid getting unwanted AirDrops in a few easy steps.
By Ray Walsh in VPN & Privacy on June 22, 2024
Want to stream Frndly TV regardless of your location? Although only available in the US, you can unblock and watch Frndly TV while traveling abroad. To do this, you’ll need a VPN.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on June 22, 2024
Explore the cybersecurity implications of 5G technology. Learn about new threats, how antivirus software is adapting, and best practices for staying secure in a 5G-connected world. Stay informed and protected as 5G revolutionizes connectivity.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 21, 2024
Discover how healthcare providers can defend against cyber threats. Learn about ransomware, data breaches, DDoS attacks, and malware, and find out how antivirus software and best practices keep patient data safe and ensure compliance with regulations. Stay secure and informed with our guide.
By Craig McCart in Antivirus on June 21, 2024
Schools, city governments, and hospitals found themselves in the crosshairs of ransomware attackers this week. Here are our top stories:
By Paul Bischoff in News on June 21, 2024
Can’t miss the 2024 NBA Draft? Your stream may be region-locked when traveling abroad. We’ll take you through how you can bypass those annoying geo-blocks and watch the 2024 NBA Draft live online.
By Mark Gill in Sports Streaming on June 20, 2024