- April 16th, 2014
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Online Privacy, PC security
We’re excited to introduce you to ZoneAlarm Advanced Real-Time Antivirus, a new feature found in ZoneAlarm 2015 security suites*.
It’s recommended that your PC is equipped with, at a minimum, an antivirus, which prevents malware from infecting your PC, and a two-way firewall, which monitors traffic to-and-from your PC. However, with over 315,000 new threats being discovered every single day, it’s simply not practical for the antivirus software on your desktop to update at the same rate without taking a toll on your PC’s performance. With ZoneAlarm Advanced Real-Time Antivirus, you’re protected from the latest Web threats even when the antivirus on your desktop has not yet been updated with the latest signatures.
Continue Reading… Introducing ZoneAlarm Advanced Real-Time Antivirus
- April 9th, 2014
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In this age of digital communication, it’s common to receive email attachments that we open without thinking twice. But did you know that close to 1 in 25 email attachments are actually malicious? Some malicious attachments come from spam emails, which usually are easy to identify, while other emails appear harmless to the naked eye. So how do you determine if the Microsoft document or PDF file you’ve received from a job recruiter is legitimate or not?
Continue Reading… Is This File Safe Or Malicious?
- April 2nd, 2014
- 15 Comments
Online Privacy, PC security
Gone are the days where an antivirus and firewall are all you need to keep hackers and malware at bay. In today’s evolving threat landscape, you need a security solution that is also evolving to protect you from the over 315,000 new threats that are discovered each day. These threats are like silent, ticking time bombs waiting to go off – should you come across one hiding in an email attachment, web download, or website. But this is where ZoneAlarm comes in.
Introducing ZoneAlarm 2015 security suites, bringing you the best protection ever.
Continue Reading… Introducing ZoneAlarm 2015 Security Suites: Giving You the Best Protection Ever
Malware is everywhere. You can get infected by opening up a rigged attachment in your email, or by visiting a booby-trapped website that automatically downloads malware on to your computer. Once infected, your computer can turn into a zombie, being remotely controlled by criminals to attack other computers. Criminals may steal your personal data or use your computer for nefarious activity.
While you need to take precautions to prevent getting infected in the first place, such as running an up-to-date security software, it’s also important to know how malware works and how they spread. There is a lot of misinformation out there, so here are some of the myths about malware you shouldn’t believe.
Continue Reading… Five Myths About Malware You Need to Know
- March 19th, 2014
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The clock is ticking for Windows XP holdouts. Microsoft has announced that official support for Windows XP and Office 2003 ends on April 8, 2014, and users are urged to switch to a more modern operating system.
Ending support means Microsoft will no longer be releasing patches to fix vulnerabilities in the software. Even if serious issues are later found in XP or Office 2003, or if attackers target previously unknown bugs, Microsoft will not be releasing any updates after April to address them. The last update for Windows XP will be released as part of Microsoft’s April Patch Tuesday, on April 8, 2014.
Continue Reading… The End of Windows XP is Near: Here’s What to Expect