- September 10th, 2015
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Online Privacy, Online Safety
You probably think that your information is pretty secure.
After all, you tend to use the same old websites over and over, and you downloaded a free antivirus program a while back. And anyway, who would be interested in your information? It’s not as if you have any major secrets or passwords to huge bank accounts in your back pocket, right?
Psssst. Want to know a secret? If that’s how you are approaching security, you’ve got it all wrong. Sure you may not be the IRS or Anthem, but surely you have information that you would never want to fall into the wrong hands. So it’s worth it to make sure you aren’t buying into any of the following common security myths that can get you in a lot of trouble.
After two long months of computer games and ice pops, it’s time to head back to school. And with the new school year comes new gadgets, new friends and new past times. So this is the perfect time to speak to your kids about staying safe online.
Today’s hyper-connected environment presents amazing opportunities for kids to explore ideas they would never be able to otherwise, but it also presents many dangers. The more tools you have for keeping your kids safe, the better.
Here are 7 steps for keeping your kids safer online.
- August 24th, 2015
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Online Safety, PC security
We’re pleased to announce the release of our 2016 product line, and introduce ZoneAlarm Extreme Security’s exclusive new 100% virus-free guarantee. In addition to offering total protection from all viruses and malware, including zero-day attacks, the new ZoneAlarm Extreme also comes with privacy protection for your Android device. All 2016 products are fully compatible with Windows 10.
- August 19th, 2015
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Back-to-school shopping isn’t just about buying mechanical pencils and grid-lined notebooks anymore. These days, shopping for the new school year often means investing in a new computer. Whether you’ve got kids heading to college, high school or (gulp!) even primary school, a new computer may very well be part of your 2015 school shopping list.
Of course, buying a computer is considerably more complicated than picking packs of pencils and paper. It’s a major purchase that calls for comparing prices, warranties, screen sizes, and operating systems. This year, with the release of Windows 10, there are more issues to consider than usual.
- August 12th, 2015
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Do you love getting text messages? Well, here is one reason to not love them – Stagefright. It’s a vulnerability that was recently exposed on the Android OS.
Despite its rather frightening name, Stagefright started its Android life innocently enough. It is simply the name of a media playback library buried deep inside Google’s mobile OS. The vulnerability that is its namesake, which takes advantage of flaws within the open-sourced code mobile OS, was discovered last month by researchers at a security firm named Zimperium.