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Most apps and games you install in Windows have, by default, unrestricted access to the internet. However, you can control their internet access through the Windows Firewall. With it, you can block access to the internet for specific apps and games, on all types of network connections, or on specific types of network connections. Here is how to use the firewall built into Windows, to block apps and games from accessing the internet, in just three steps:
Some of the best security products for Windows are developed by ESET, and their most popular product for home users is ESET Internet Security. It is a security suite that includes all the protection modules needed by most computer users, such as antivirus, firewall and a web shield, plus a few other additional tools. We decided to test the product and check how good its protection is, and see if we can recommend ESET Internet Security to our readers. Read this review and see what we found:
If you are suspicious about who has access to your Facebook account, it is a good idea to verify all the devices that are connected to it. You may have left your session open on another device, or someone might have hacked your account and is already logged in from a location you do not know. There is a simple way to check what devices are connected to your account and to remotely log out suspicious ones. Let's find out how to do this on your smartphone or on your computer:
For how long did you wish for a way to automatically download, install and update apps on your Windows PC? How happy would you be if we told you that there is a method for doing that, that also ensures that no adware and other forms of junk get installed? The solution is called Ninite. It is an online service that lets you install or update apps automatically on your Windows computer, while you do something else. The installations are unattended, meaning that you do not have to intervene in any way.
If you are used to working with files and documents, you are also probably used to working with ZIP files. You meet them everywhere: on the websites where you download files, to the documents your colleagues send through email. ZIP files are common because they reduce the size of files or folders and thus make it easier to send them over the internet or other means. Although ZIP file archives are not protected by default from prying eyes, you can secure their contents by adding passwords without which they cannot be opened. Here are two ways to password-protect ZIP archives, in Windows:
Privacy is a hot topic, and our web browsers are at the center of most of our privacy battles. The first web browser that launched the private mode was Safari for Mac OS, in 2005. Since then, all the major web browsers have developed a "private browsing" mode. The privacy delivered by each browser has significant differences, and all of them fall short of our expectations about what it means to browse the web privately. In this opinion article, we want to advocate a list of features that can increase, in meaningful ways, the concept of private browsing.
Cookies are pieces of data that are saved in your web browser by the websites you visit. Third-party cookies have their origins on other domains than the website you visit. Most of the time, third-party cookies are used by ad services to offer you targeted ads that are based on your browsing history and your web searches. However, these cookies can raise privacy concerns as they can also be used to store your browsing history across websites that use the same ad services.
Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security: What is it? How to open it? What can you do with it?
The Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security is a tool which gives you detailed control over the rules that are applied by the Windows Defender Firewall. You can view all the rules that are used by the Windows Defender Firewall, change their properties, create new rules or disable existing ones. In this tutorial, we share how to open the Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security, how to find your way around it, and talk about the types of rules that are available and what kind of traffic they filter.
Kaspersky Lab has developed a strategy that emphasizes education in cybersecurity. Alongside the investment in technology, education is just as crucial for the cybersecurity of a home as it is for a business. What is the point of mounting the most sophisticated lock on the door if the people using the door leave it wide open? Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation is a critical component of their education platform. Let's have a sneak peek at what you get with this product:
The dash cams market has grown slowly but steadily over the last few years and is now filled with many choices. MIO is one of the most prolific manufacturers of dash cams, and most of them are excellent. We received in testing one of their more discreet dash cams called the MiVue J60. It is a camera that hides from sight in the back of the rearview mirror and which comes with Wi-Fi connectivity, 1080p video recording resolution, GPS tracking, and advanced safety features. We used it for a week, and now we would like to share our findings with you.