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19 posts categorized "January 2013"

BullGuard’s Security Predictions for 2013

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Security predictions_blog

 Some weeks ago we were talking about what security lessons we’ve learned from 2012’s tumultuous malware and hack attacks. But with devices such as smartphones and tablets becoming ever more prevalent, cybercrooks are on the lookout for new ways to steal data, and with many users slow to adopt security measures for their new devices, it’s more important than ever to be aware of the nature of new threats.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Mobile Security, Online Privacy, Social Media Comments

Software Vulnerabilities Part II: Computer Weaknesses Threaten Your Internet Security

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Computer vulnerability -blogRecently, we talked about some vulnerabilities in mobile apps that could put mobile users’ security at risk. Now, critical vulnerabilities discovered over the past few weeks in widely used software, such as Java 7 and Microsoft’s browser Internet Explorer, urge us to focus our attention on weaknesses in computer software.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Internet Threats, Tips & Tricks Comments

How To Identify And Steer Clear Of SMS Spam & Scams

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

How to identify SMS scams_blogYou’ve probably received one – if you didn’t know what it was you were probably confused, and if you did know what it was you were more than likely, pretty annoyed. Text messaging scams are actually a type of spam, in other words unwanted contact or content sent to you via your electronic device without your consent.

 

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Category: Mobile Security, Tips & Tricks Comments

Mobile DDoS Attacks On Android

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

DDoS attacks on Android - mobile security_blogHave you heard of the distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack)? Either way, you need to keep reading – it’s important you are educated on this threat targeting both PCs and mobile devices!

 

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Category: Mobile Security Comments

BullGuard Speeds Up and Optimizes Your PC

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Pctuneup_blogIs your PC running a bit slower than usual? Did you run a virus scan but no malware threats were found? Well, it might just be all those program leftovers taking up memory space or some default settings of applications you’ve installed that don’t quite see eye to eye with your PC’s capabilities. What to do? Instead of going through all the system files yourself to look for issues that may have caused the slowdown, you might consider using a PC Tune Up tool to automatically scan your PC and optimize its performance. Just as your car needs a tune-up every now and then, so does your computer.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Tips & Tricks Comments

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