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Hi, Welcome to Internet Safety and Privacy where you will find information, guides and resources to help keep you safe, and protect your privacy online. Many people purchase security software to protect their computer systems and while this is an essential part of a responsible protection strategy; software does not even cover half the potential threats that are out there. Software alone cannot block some of the most dangerous online threats. Only by being aware of the threat and understanding how to avoid it can we begin to approach complete protection.

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Tag: Malware

Windows Operating System Problems put your information at risk

September 19, 2015
Windows Operating System Problems put your information at risk

According to recent research over 1.5 billion people worldwide use the Windows operating system, of course, this is no surprise when you consider the company was well ahead of the game, almost a monopoly. What is more worrying is that with that amount of penetration you would think the security would be more rigid, but […]

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Keyraider Hits Apple

August 31, 2015
Keyraider Hits Apple

Wait for it. 225,000 Apple accounts have been compromised by the Keyraider Malware The stolen account information was found by WeipTech on a command-and-control server that communicates with KeyRaider-infected phones. That server had security vulnerabilities which allowed the group to obtain the stolen data. But KeyRaider’s authors figured out something was going on. iOS has […]

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Privacyfence Malware

August 30, 2015
Privacyfence Malware

Blackmail on the PC The Privacyfence.info infects your PC by ad-supported extension for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome, which is distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The malicious browser extensions is typically added when you install another free software (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators) that had bundled into their installation this adware program. […]

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