Guides

Does Linux need antivirus?

By in Antivirus, on April 4, 2018 at 11:27 am

There is much debate about Linux antivirus. Opponents of it state that its heritage as a networked, multi-user operating system protects it. The reality is that there’s simply no reason to not install antivirus on your Linux desktop other than hubris.

How to speed up your internet connection – 15 tips and tricks

By in Internet providers, on March 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Dealing with a slow internet connection? There are a handful of reasons why your internet may be slow, but there are also a few easy fixes. Here are 13 tips and tricks to increase your internet speed.

Internet and broadband terms and speeds explained

By in Internet providers, on March 14, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Still confused by broadband and everything about it? This guide will help you understand exactly what all of those broadband terms your ISP is using actually mean.

8 Common types of malware explained in plain English

By in Antivirus, on February 21, 2018 at 6:41 pm

You may have malware on your computer, but is it a Trojan or a worm? Do you have to deal with a keylogger or a rootkit? This guide will explain how to tell the difference between spyware, adware, and ransomware and how to get rid of all of them.

Best free antivirus programs for Windows and Mac

By in Antivirus, on January 9, 2018 at 6:16 pm

Tired of paying for expensive antivirus software? Here are the best free antivirus software applications available for Windows and Mac computers.

Most VPNs can leak personal data despite claims to the contrary

By in VPN, on December 12, 2017 at 9:45 am

Most of the top VPN applications can leak data during day-to-day use despite claims to the contrary. Comparitech has leveraged a new suite of tools designed to test the “leakiness” of VPNs and their accompanying apps. Our results show the vast majority of VPNs leak DNS, IP, and WebRTC traffic, even if they claim to […]

Where are VPNs legal and where are they banned?

By in VPN, on November 13, 2017 at 1:29 pm

Attitudes toward VPNs and online censorship vary by country. This guide will go country-by-country to answer “Where are VPNs legal?”

10 free virus and malware removal tools

By in Antivirus, on October 26, 2017 at 6:55 pm

Don’t get stuck with malware or high prices. These 10 free virus and malware removal tools will save your computer and your wallet.

What is a Man in the Middle attack and how can I avoid it?

By in VPN, on October 19, 2017 at 1:53 pm

A Man in the Middle attack is where a bad guy plays two parties against each other without either party knowing. This guide helps avoid becoming a victim.

How to opt out of ad tracking from the largest ad networks

By in VPN, on October 14, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Behavioral ad tracking is an invasive part of your web browsing experience, but it doesn’t have to be with the help of our guide on how to opt-out!

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