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What is Cracking? It’s Hacking, but Evil

Cracking is a technique used to breach computer software or an entire computer security system, and with malicious intent. Though functionally the same as hacking, cracking is strictly used in a criminal sense. Learn how cracking works, how to ...

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What is Cracking? It’s Hacking, but Evil

Cracking is a technique used to breach computer software or an entire computer security system, and with malicious ...

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How to Set Up a VPN

VPNs are unbeatable for protecting your privacy, securing your internet traffic, and safeguarding your internet freedom. And if you’ve reached this article, you’re likely about to start using one. Here, you’ll learn all about how to set up a VPN on ...

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How to Set Up a VPN

VPNs are unbeatable for protecting your privacy, securing your internet traffic, and safeguarding your internet freedom. ...

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What Are the Best Ad Blockers to Use for Your Browser?

Sick of annoying ads and pop ups? You can shut them all down with an ad blocker or an ad-free browser. Learn about the best ad ...

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What Are the Best Ad Blockers to Use for Your Browser?

Sick of annoying ads and pop ups? You can shut them all down with an ad blocker or an ad-free browser. Learn about the ...

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What Is a Computer Worm?

A computer worm is an insidious type of malware designed to spread across multiple devices while remaining active on each. Learn where worms come from, how to recognize them, and how to defend against and remove them with our leading anti-malware ...

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Viruses

What Is a Computer Worm?

A computer worm is an insidious type of malware designed to spread across multiple devices while remaining active on ...

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How to Open Incognito Mode in Google Chrome

Browsing the internet is easier than ever. But as you browse, you leave behind a trail of cookies and other personal information for ...

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How to Open Incognito Mode in Google Chrome

Browsing the internet is easier than ever. But as you browse, you leave behind a trail of cookies and other personal ...

Viruses

How to Remove Viruses & Malware From a PC

If your computer is acting strangely, it might be due to a nasty virus. Figuring out how to get rid of a virus from your PC doesn’t have to be complicated. In this piece, we’ll walk you through how to manually remove malware from your Windows ...

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How to Remove Viruses & Malware From a PC

If your computer is acting strangely, it might be due to a nasty virus. Figuring out how to get rid of a virus from your ...

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What Is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)?

Cross-site scripting, also known as XSS, is a cyberattack that happens when a hacker injects malicious code into a legitimate website. Learn where XSS attacks come from and how they work, then find out how to protect yourself against all types of ...

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What Is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)?

Cross-site scripting, also known as XSS, is a cyberattack that happens when a hacker injects malicious code into a ...

Malware

How to Remove Spyware From a PC

Spyware — malicious spying software — can be very good at hiding in your PC. But Avast is here to help: learn how to get rid of spyware right here. Whether you do it manually or with a software tool, we’ve got all the tips and tricks you need for ...

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How to Remove Spyware From a PC

Spyware — malicious spying software — can be very good at hiding in your PC. But Avast is here to help: learn how to get ...

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What Is EternalBlue and Why Is the MS17-010 Exploit Still Relevant?

Known as the most enduring and damaging exploit of all time, EternalBlue is the cyberattack nightmare that won’t go away. Learn what ...

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What Is EternalBlue and Why Is the MS17-010 Exploit Still Relevant?

Known as the most enduring and damaging exploit of all time, EternalBlue is the cyberattack nightmare that won’t go ...

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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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Cyberbullying: What You Need to Know

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