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Does your smart TV need antivirus?

After your smartphone and laptop, the TV is the internet connected device many of us use most. But does downloading apps, using the internet and streaming mean you need to start scanning for viruses?

UK highest in Europe for ransomware – but the situation is improving for consumers

New figures from a report on ransomware cases over the past year have revealed a surge in "highly-targeted attacks" on businesses.

Should you pay for antivirus software?

With fantastic Best Buy free antivirus software available, paid-for packages have to work hard for your cash. See whether they're worth the upgrade.

Is Windows Defender good enough to protect your PC?

Our latest testing reveals the top-rated paid-for and free packages. Plus, if you're PC is running Windows 10, see if Defender is good enough to use on its own.

UPDATE: Samsung to drop security updates for some 2016 smartphones

UPDATE: 3 April 2018. Samsung discontinues security updates for Galaxy S6 range. The security update section of Samsung’s website has been updated again, this time with a set of even more...

Petya ransomware attack warning

Less than half of ransomware victims get their files back

There is little honour among thieves, as the latest data on cyber security reaffirms that paying a cybercriminal to fix your PC is only effective half the time.

Security report finds ransomware rise of 93%

A study into the impact of malware in 2017 suggests that hackers are becoming more persistent than ever with attempts to steal, hack or lock personal data. Published by antivirus...

Our toughest ever antivirus software test reveals new Best Buys

Protect your PC or Mac from the worst nasties the internet can throw at it with a Best Buy or high scoring antivirus software package.

CCleaner malware hack: what it is and what you need to do

More than two million users of CCleaner may have downloaded a version of the software that had been hacked to include malware. Find out if you're affected.

Malware infections on Mac are increasing

A new report released by antivirus specialists McAfee suggests that an increasing number of Apple Macs are being targeted by malware. McAfee’s detailed report on the latest trends in online security...

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