Imagine a scenario wherein your social media account keeps posting material you have no idea about, or your email account has been hacked – and you don’t know when or how! First, it locks you out. Secondly, it starts sending your contacts malicious links that you did not consent to. It is rather frustrating considering […]
Spyware is everywhere. According to statistics from Adaware, between 100 million and 150 million PCs online are under at least partial control. Even scarier than that number is the realization of how easy it is for spyware to get onto a computer. Many versions of it are imbedded in apps and written in clear language […]
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