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Bitdefender

Digital Citizen Awards: The most popular antivirus product of the year 2018

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 18.04.2018
This year we asked our readers again to cast a vote for their favorite antivirus product. The nominees from which you could choose were the best security products we reviewed in the last couple of months. Alphabetically, your choices were: Bitdefender Total Security, BullGuard Premium...
Bitdefender

Digital Citizen Awards: The best antivirus product of the year 2018

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 18.04.2018
One of the most asked questions on Google regarding security is: "What is the best antivirus?". It is a legitimate question as most people are not security experts and need recommendations to identify the best antivirus product for their computers and devices. The time has...
Kaspersky

Digital Citizen Awards: The best free antivirus product of the year 2018

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 18.04.2018
Many users look for free antivirus software. Unfortunately, this niche of products is dominated by products which do things that are not in the interest of their users. For example, some try to change your browser's homepage to a page that is monetized by your...
Windows 10

Windows 10 Spring Creators Update has been silently delayed by Microsoft

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 11.04.2018
Microsoft has never said anything publicly about the next release of Windows 10: it did not communicate an exact launch date, and it did not even confirm the name - Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. That name only showed up on several occasions to users...
DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo, the private search engine, has doubled its traffic. Do you use it?

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.09.2017
The neutrality of the internet is under fire, and an increasing number of countries and governments are planning to regulate it, and implement or extend practices like data retention about their citizen's online activities, prioritized traffic lanes based on local regulations, and so on. Because...
Surface Pro

Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro. 11 things you need to know!

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.06.2017
As of June 15th, 2017, Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro, which everyone thought would be named Surface Pro 5. Microsoft has decided to quit numbering this device, and it offers a new version, without any number attached to its name, but with many improvements....
PowerLinks

PowerLinks ads put millions of readers at risk, from major publications

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 20.03.2017
Readers of major websites like Vice News, CNET, The Verge, Neowin and more, have been exposed to security risks since 2015 because the ads they run from the PowerLinks advertising platform use expired SSL certificates. Here's what is going on, what you are exposing yourself...
ESET

Digital Citizen Awards - The best antivirus product of the year 2017

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.03.2017
One of the most asked questions on Google regarding of security is: "What is the best antivirus?". It is a legitimate question as most people are not security experts and need recommendations to identify the best antivirus product for their needs. The time has come...
F-Secure

Digital Citizen Awards - The most innovative antivirus product of 2017

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.03.2017
Some people regard antivirus products as being rather conservative, software which doesn't evolve very quickly. But that couldn't be more false - cyber criminals don't lose time in creating malware that's the same as last year's. If that were true, we wouldn't have to fight...
Windows Dedender

New features coming to Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Update

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 26.10.2016
At today's #MicrosoftEvent in New York, Microsoft played a clip that gave a very brief recap of the most important new features that are coming to Windows 10. In that clip, they showed for just one second, a screenshot of the upcoming Windows Defender, that...