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Why You Need to Secure Your Website with HTTPS and SSL

Until recently, most website owners have not had to worry about special measures to secure their web pages unless they had an online shop, or collecting sensitive information such as medical or banking data. But now all that is changing. Google now officially recommends securing websites with HTTPS, which means that not only will this be important for businesses that want their websites to …Read More

Tips to Shop Securely Online

Shopping online doesn’t have to be a scary. You can shop online safely and securely. There are many safe sites out there, and many places you can shop on the Internet with out feeling worried about fraud or identity theft. Unfortunately not all sites can be trusted, so how do you know if you are safe when you’re shopping online, or if you are …Read More

Protect Yourself from Fake Anti-Virus Software

Malicious Anti-Virus scams also known as rogue AV involve users being tricked in to downloading or paying for antivirus software that is actually completely fake malicious software. This issue is growing; according to the latest research by GetSafeOnline.org (the UK’s national internet security initiative) a rising number of organised criminal gangs are tricking security-conscious internet-users into purchasing fake anti-virus software to access their bank …Read More

Security Essentials Screensaver – Scan for viruses While Your Screensaver Runs

What if your screens saver did something more practical than show pretty pictures? With Microsoft Security Essentials Screensaver you can. While your computer is not being used the screensaver kicks in like any other screen saver. The difference here is that the screen saver will scan your computer for viruses while it’s running. The screensaver is a small file that does not require an …Read More