You can hide your browsing data from your ISP. Here’s how.

With the recent anti-privacy bill replacing the Obama-era FCC rules, your ISP has been given absolute powers to track your online footprint and sell the information mined to the highest bidder.

For starters, Internet Service providers can monitor your online activity and sell that information to marketers or other third-party firms in the marketing business. These firms then scrutinize your data, evaluate it and use the findings to gain perceptions about your daily life.

For example, when you surf the web searching for “top ranked phones in 2018,” your ISP would regard top-ranked phones as your interest and direct ads related to that query. Nevertheless, the creepy feeling of having targeted ads follow you on the Internet is just one side of the problem. Once your ISP has this personal information on you, you have no control on how else it will use it apart from selling it to marketers.

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Protect your PC against ransomware with this security program

This year it looks like cryptocurrency mining is taking the lead in the lists of malware, but the truth is that one of the most frequent threats is that of ransomware. It is a type of malware that consists of capturing the files in a remote form, and once the victim’s computer is affected, demanding a monetary ransom. This type of attack is very frequent, and to avoid its consequences, the key is to protect your computer. For this, AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is an excellent ally.

AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is a security application that allows you to detect any type of ransomware threat and block it. It is free software that includes a detection system specifically for this type of threat; and at the same time, if some ransomware does come to affect our files, it also adds a decoding system to recover them. The key function in AppCheck Anti-Ransomware is in its proactive defense that uses the CARB engine to detect ransomware before it infects the computer; but also in the periodic security copies to avoid the consequences of ransomware.

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Bitdefender Free Edition Reveiw: How it works

I already told you. Your antivirus is a sieve. It lets all kinds of malware through. You didn’t believe me and now you’ve got a nice virus. Serves you right! Yes, it’s true, no antivirus is infallible, but protecting yourself with the wrong software doesn’t help! My advice? Install Bitdefender Free Edition.

Bitdefender Free Edition is the free version of Bitdefender Antivirus, one of the best antivirus programs on the market (as testified by the comparative tests carried out by AV Comparatives). It allows you to check all the files on your PC for viruses and, more importantly, provides real-time protection against all major types of malicious software without slowing down your system.

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Best Free Antivirus 2018 for Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8

As the Internet usage increases, so do the threats that try to get into our PC. Cyberwars and cyberattacks, new tricks, botnet battles and attacks with ransomware like WannaCry have caused chaos during 2017.

Ransomware, which are programs that extort you, were one of the most feared threats for many people during this year: ransomware encrypted the data of thousands of PCs and demanded their owners for a ransom in order to recover them. A profitable business for criminals.

Therefore, prevention is very important, although antivirus software already defend you against these blackmailing programs and even have certain specific protection modes. Now, if the worst has already happened and the data has been encrypted, there is no antivirus that can help you until a ‘cure’ is found. This is why the best advice is to back up your data and keep it safe.

Microsoft is aware that Windows is the first line of defense, so it offers a free antivirus and a basic firewall to stop the most dangerous threats: spyware, phishing, Trojans, etc. With the Windows 10 Creators Update, the brand has improved the security, putting it in the new Windows Defender Security Center where you can manage the antivirus, the firewall, the SmartScreen filter against phishing, and the parental control.

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Protection against ransomware and exploits: this is how Windows Defender’s security is improved with the Fall Creators Update

Windows DefenderThe highly anticipated Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now in our hands. This new OS version comes with a lot of novelties and features, greatly improving the ones that the system already had.

In fact, the brand has focused both on the OS’ own internal aspects and the design of some elements related to the user interface via Fluent Design. Some of the changes were made on Windows Shell, the Start menu, multimedia creation and editing, AR, the new sync options for mobile devices, the 3D environment, and so on.

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VPN kill switch | What is a kill switch and why use one?

While I have already spoken about VPN kill switches in several of my previous articles, I have never dedicated an entire article to this subject before. But, that is all about to change; in this article, I will be explaining what a kill switch is, how to activate one and why you would want to use one because everyone should know what an internet kill switch is. In fact, this functionality is essential to protecting your online privacy whenever using a VPN. You will soon understand why.

What is a VPN kill switch?

A VPN provider may sometimes call its kill switch: network lock, app kill, EverSecure or Vigilant – to distinguish it from the competition. And kill switches are one feature that most VPN providers have now incorporated into their software. In effect, a kill switch protects your privacy in the event of unexpected disruption to your VPN connection – something which can occur even with the best VPN providers. The kill switch was invented in order to prevent your real IP address from becoming visible in these types of situations.

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Best Free PC Cleaner / PC tune up software 2018

Check out our selection of the best free programs for cleaning up your computer.

Do programs struggle to load on your computer and do websites take a long time to be displayed? Do you have the impression that your computer is running slowly? If so, your hard disk is probably overburdened with thousands of temporary or seldom used files which are created during your daily activities: downloading, installing software, surfing the web, etc.

You don’t have to wait until spring time to do a spring cleaning! The following selection of free programs will help you eliminate obsolete programs, sort through your files, clean up your computer’s registry, etc. All of these operations are essential to maintaining your hard disk’s health and to improving your computer user experience.

CCleaner: clean up traces of internet navigation and useless system files


Multipurpose, CCleaner is like a Swiss knife of PC cleanup and optimization tools. This program is able to properly remove useless files such as temp files and lists of recently opened documents. It is also geared towards helping its users protect their personal privacy. Compatible with many web browsers, it eradicates all traces of internet navigation – deleting history, cookies and cache.

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NordVPN Review | Presentation, testing, opinions and pricing

NordVPN has only been on the market for a few years, but it has recently undergone rapid development. This VPN is hosted by a company situated in Panama where there are no data collection and storage laws. Nord VPN promotes the concept of an internet free from censorship and surveillance. Therefore, their service focuses on the protection of private information. However, they are also aware of the other things that their users want: speed and no logs. And that’s what they offer! Let’s take a more in-depth look at NordVPN’s test results.


NordVPN for maximum security, streaming and torrents

I was able to test a trial version of NordVPN. Of course, I had already heard about the services that this VPN offered, but I had never tested them out for myself. I will now give you my opinion about NordVPN. This company is registered in Panama, a fiscal paradise, but that’s not all it is. In fact, in Panama, companies are not legally required to record logs. Therefore, NordVPN is able to guarantee the security as well as the anonymity of its users.

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The best antiviruses of 2017 for Windows 10 according to AV-TEST

Even though Windows Defender keeps improving its preinstalled antivirus protection on Windows 10 PCs, other ‘complementary’ software are certainly key to keep your PC’s security at a maximum. Therefore, freeing us from malware threats, evidently, although in some cases it would mean sacrificing our PC’s performance ever so slightly. AV-TEST has analyzed several antivirus software for Windows 10 and they have come up with a ranking showing the best ones of 2017.

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What’s Virus Cleaner?

These days, a virus cleaner is one of those tools that you can not do without, mainly because the probability that your computers or phones are infected with a virus is very high, especially if you are one those users who do not take any precautions when surfing the Internet or connect pendrives or cards without checking them first.

While virus cleaners and antivirus are applications that should always be installed on your computer to protect it from any threat that may arise, the truth is that many users only install a virus cleaner or antivirus when they suspect that their PC is already infected with malware.

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