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What Is The Best Spyware Removal Program

what is the best spyware removal software

Q: What is the best spyware removal program? A: In our opinion, Spyhunter 5 is an excellent and easy to use spyware removal software program that combines powerful algorithms with an easy to use interface as well as rootkit removal options. We get this question a lot here at We Hate Malware.  People want to know what the best spyware …

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What Is The Difference Between Malware And A Virus?

A lot of people ask what the difference is between malware and a virus.  While similar, they technically mean two different things (depending on how technical you want to get, however). Malware stands for “malicious software” and it encompasses any process that is designed to do harm to your computer or data.  This includes trojans, adware, spyware, ransomware, rootkits, and …

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Tips To Avoid Privacy Leaks Of Your Online Accounts

If you’re into the social media scene or if you only have an email address, you are still vulnerable to having your personal information leaked to the entire world.  This has been more known lately due to the online accounts of A-List celebrities that have had personal information leaked such as personal photos, documents, and more.  There are a few …

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Should You Get Rid Of Flash?

Just recently Adobe released another patch for their infamous Flash software, patching a zero day bug as well as other flaws that had already been exploited by malicious hackers.  Flash is notorious for being one of the biggest security “holes” in internet browsers today.  However, many people are a bit reluctant to remove it.  Every once in a while a …

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The Holidays Are Prime Time For Scammers

The holiday season often sees quite a boost in online and credit card fraud activity.  The combination of increased buying behavior in consumers as well as the fact that there are many, many online deals floating around make people more liable to click on suspicious looking or “too good to be true” ads that they may have normally avoided.  According …

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What Is Two Factor Authentication?

With so many online accounts now holding sensitive information such as automatic payment methods, credit card numbers, addresses and bank account numbers, the security of those accounts is even more important than ever.  The latest significant change in the simple username and password combination is multi factor authentication (or two factor identification) which adds an additional step to a login …

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The Scoop On Snapchat

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram─ they’re old news. The latest trend in digital communication between friends is Snapchat. It’s fast, it’s fluid, and it’s here to stay─ for at least 10 seconds. Find out what’s great about it, and what has some people worried. Disappearing Act Snapchat users share stuff, just like Facebook and Instagram users do. They upload videos and photos …

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Surface Pro Popping Speaker And Sound

Although I’m very happy with my new Surface Pro 4, it hasn’t been without a few niggling issues.  The battery drain issues have been largely solved as I wrote in this troubleshooting post, however there is another issue that has been bugging me regarding the speakers.  Ever since I had the device there has been an occasional “pop” from the …

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Surface Pro 4 Troubleshooting

The Surface Pro 4 has been a big hit so far, however the release hasn’t been without some hiccups.  There have been several widely reported problems and bugs with the device, however there are a few workarounds that you can implement in order to make your computing life much more smooth.  Most of these problems are within the software, and …

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7 Things to Look for in a Back-To-School Laptop

Whether you’re sending a teen or a college student off or heading back to school yourself, you need a reliable, portable laptop to take along. You’ll need it for taking notes, for checking class schedules, for turning in homework virtually, and for networking with everyone back home. Keep these 7 tips in mind as you shop for the ideal back-to-school …

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