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Macs can get viruses, just like PCs. Learn how to protect your Mac and macOS devices from digital threats, keep your personal data private, and boost performance.

Viruses

Can Macs Get Viruses?

Yes, Macs can — and do — get viruses and other forms of malware. And while Mac computers are less vulnerable to malware than PCs, the built-in security features of macOS are not enough to protect Mac users against all online threats. Keep reading ...

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Viruses

Can Macs Get Viruses?

Yes, Macs can — and do — get viruses and other forms of malware. And while Mac computers are less vulnerable to malware ...

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Other Threats

Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know

Cyberbullying refers to online bullying committed through social media, email, posts, texts, or other digital methods. Also called digital harassment, cyberbullying usually involves the use of derogatory, intimidating, or threatening language. Learn ...

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Other Threats

Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know

Cyberbullying refers to online bullying committed through social media, email, posts, texts, or other digital methods. ...

IP Address

How do I Hide My IP Address?

Your IP address is a unique identifier that tells websites and services who you are online — so it’s understandable that you’d want to conceal it from time to time. Learn how to hide your IP address with our three internet privacy strategies: proxy ...

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IP Address

How do I Hide My IP Address?

Your IP address is a unique identifier that tells websites and services who you are online — so it’s understandable that ...

VPN

How to Improve Your VPN Speed

VPNs are supposed to deliver online privacy and security without slowing you down. But a sluggish VPN can have a real negative effect on your internet experience. Learn some of the most common causes behind a slow VPN connection and what you can do ...

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VPN

How to Improve Your VPN Speed

VPNs are supposed to deliver online privacy and security without slowing you down. But a sluggish VPN can have a real ...

Proxy

How to Set Up a Proxy Server on Your PC, Mac, or Web Browser

A proxy server sits between your computer and the internet. Acting as a bridge between your web browser and internet services like ...

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Proxy

How to Set Up a Proxy Server on Your PC, Mac, or Web Browser

A proxy server sits between your computer and the internet. Acting as a bridge between your web browser and internet ...

Browser

How to Clear Your Browser History

Your web history is an itemized record of each page you visit on the internet. All browsers log your history, and while this can be helpful, there are considerable privacy concerns if you never delete browsing history. Learn how to clear the history ...

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Browser

How to Clear Your Browser History

Your web history is an itemized record of each page you visit on the internet. All browsers log your history, and while ...

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Malware

Mac Security: The Essential Guide

As far as operating systems go, Apple’s macOS is one of the most secure — but there’s still plenty of room to take your Mac protection to the next level. Learn how to optimize your Mac security settings and keep malware off your machine with Avast ...

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Malware

Mac Security: The Essential Guide

As far as operating systems go, Apple’s macOS is one of the most secure — but there’s still plenty of room to take your ...

Cleaning

How to Clean Up Your Mac

Missing your clean Mac? Over time, Macs get cluttered up with unnecessary junk files, which take up valuable disk space and create problems and slow-downs. Ditch those junk files with a disk cleanup on your Mac! Our guide ensures you know exactly ...

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Cleaning

How to Clean Up Your Mac

Missing your clean Mac? Over time, Macs get cluttered up with unnecessary junk files, which take up valuable disk space ...

Speed

How to Increase Your Internet Speed... Right Now!

Subpar download speeds, websites loading super slowly (or not at all), lagging online gameplay, and videos that won’t stop buffering: ...

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Speed

How to Increase Your Internet Speed... Right Now!

Subpar download speeds, websites loading super slowly (or not at all), lagging online gameplay, and videos that won’t ...

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Ransomware

The Essential Guide to Ransomware

A ransomware attack can result in the loss of important personal and business-critical data. To keep your devices and files safe from this prevalent threat, you should understand what you’re up against. Read on for a definition of ransomware that ...

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Ransomware

The Essential Guide to Ransomware

A ransomware attack can result in the loss of important personal and business-critical data. To keep your devices and ...