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More than one billion Android devices at risk of malware threats

More than one billion Android devices at risk of malware threats

Just over 40% of Android users worldwide are no longer receiving vital security updates, potentially putting them at risk of malware, data loss and cyber attacks.

Should you pay for antivirus software?

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?

Is Windows Defender good enough to protect your PC?

Our latest testing reveals the top-rated paid-for and free packages for 2020. Plus, if you're PC is running Windows 10, see if Windows Defender is secure enough to use on its own.

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

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.

Samsung urges TV owners to check for viruses

Samsung urges TV owners to check for viruses

It seems the days of only worrying about your computer being affected by viruses are over. Samsung has now recommended regular virus scans of its high-end QLED TVs in a tweet on its Samsung Support USA Twitter account.

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

A new strain of malware hijacks your computer to mine online currency, crippling its performance in the process. Protect yourself with a Best Buy antivirus package.

How can you stop Android apps for kids tracking location data?

How can you stop Android apps for kids tracking location data?

A study of over 5,000 Android smartphone apps has uncovered a number of games that access sensitive information without permission. How can you stop them?

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UPDATE: Samsung to drop security updates for some 2016 smartphones

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...

700,000 malicious Android apps found in Google Play store last year

700,000 malicious Android apps found in Google Play store last year

Google has confirmed that it had to remove nearly 700,000 potentially malicious apps from the Google Play store in 2017 – an increase of 70% from the previous year.  News...

Security report finds ransomware rise of 93%

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...

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