Tag: McAfee Total Protection

The Traveler’s Guide to Being Cyber Secure

As the world slowly starts to reopen since the Covid-19 Pandemic, many are preparing for the vacations they missed out on in this past year. With 71% of travelers using their smartphones when they travel it’s more important than ever to keep your devices secure while on the go. Whether you’re beachside for the summer or planning on cozying up somewhere chilly for the winter holidays, we have everything you need to know to stay secure while on vacation.

Keep reading for our 5 easy steps to secure your personal data and devices while traveling, so you can be cyber secure and enjoy a stress-free vacation!

How to Remove Viruses and Malware From Your Computer

Unfortunately, regardless of how computer savvy you are, computer viruses are something everyone needs to be aware of. While there are many ways to protect your computer, no single solution protects against all the viruses that exist. Often viruses and malware can go undetected by antivirus and security programs. So what steps should you take? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide on how you can remove viruses from your computer. Keep reading for our 6 essentials steps for a clean computer!

Not sure if your computer has a virus? Click here to learn how to tell if your computer has a virus.

Internet Safety 101

This is part I in a series of blog posts we have written about Internet Safety. You can check out the other articles in the series below.

Part II: You Graduated to Internet Safety 202

Part III: Internet Safety 303: More Internet Safety Tips

Online privacy and security is always in the news these days. As the world becomes more connected and everyone has a Facebook profile, your private information can be a single click away from falling into the wrong hands.

In this blog, we’ve compiled five internet safety tips for you. If you use Facebook a lot, shop online, read online news, or pretty much do anything online, we have you covered!

Why Your Antivirus Is Not Enough

Did you know that FixMeStick finds malware on more than 80% of the computers it scans, even though 99% of our customers run antivirus software? Cybercrime has become so advanced that malware is now designed to hide from antivirus software. Think you’ve got your bases covered because you already have an antivirus program? Think again.

Keep reading for our top 5 reasons why you should adopt what we like to call a layered approach to cybersecurity.

Why Do I Need to Run a FixMeStick Scan Every Month?

While a lot of FixMeStick customers run a monthly scan of their computers, some are left wondering why this is so important. We’re often asked “How often should I run my FixMeStick?“. We’re here to give you the down-low on the importance of running regular scans, and to answer some of your other FixMeStick questions. Keep on reading to find out what you can do to make your computer fast, clean, and safe, and keep it that way!