Identity theft: Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen
Understanding VPN logging and search warrants
Upgrading to Windows 10? Back up your PC first! Here’s how
Should you run additional security programs if you already have antivirus installed?
Strength in numbers. Sounds like a sound plan, eh? In many respects, running multiple security programs together can indeed bolster your overall defences quite significantly. But there are exceptions to every rule. In this article I explain why running two antivirus programs simultaneously will leave them at loggerheads with each other.
Fake antivirus – what it is, what it does and how to mitigate the threat
Is Free Antivirus Software Good Enough?
The difference between cloud backup, cloud storage, and synchronization
What is a firewall and why do you need one on your home network?
You can liken a firewall to a barrier around your computer – it will stop intruders entering your private space and prevent your darkest secrets from being carried off in the night. Everyone should have one – recent versions of Windows ships with its own firewall – but it’s useful to know what it does and how to ensure it’s switched on!
How to prevent and remove ransomware
‘You’ve got until midnight Friday to give me $300 or your data gets it. No warnings, no fingers or ears in the post. Just total annihilation of your hard drive’. Should you pay up or prepare for the funeral? The answer depends on how much you value your data and whether or not you have a secure and tested backup.