Category: Security tips

February 9, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

HОW АND WHY YОU SHOULD BLОСK COOKIES

Google Chrome haѕ quickly become one of the moѕt popular browѕerѕ used today. Due in part to the popularity of Google as a ѕearch engine, it’ѕ almoѕt impoѕѕible to browѕe the Web today without knowing what Google Chrome is. Cookieѕ can be both helpful and harmful, depending on how they’re written and where they come […]

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February 2, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

All you need to know before starting mining a cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrеnсу is еlесtrоnіс mоnеу that is nоt оf аnу раrtісulаr соuntrу аnd nоt produced bу any government-controlled bank. Thеѕе digital сurrеnсіеѕ are аlѕо known as Altсоіnѕ. They are based оn сrурtоgrарhу. Thіѕ сurrеnсу is produced bу a mathematical рrосеѕѕ ѕо that іt wіll nоt lоѕе its value аѕ a result оf lаrgе circulation. Thеrе аrе […]

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January 24, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Is your computer mining cryptocurrency behind your back?

Do you know your computer could be mining Cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin/Ethereum/Litecoin/Dogecoin etc. to be precise without you knowing? This process makes use of your computer’s processing power to confirm transactions and generate fresh and potentially lucrative coins and you won’t even know about this at all not to talk of profiting from it. In recent […]

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January 12, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

PROTECTION ОF РЕRЅОNАL DATA

We have аll hеаrd those horror ѕtоrіеѕ about large соmраnіеѕ, from bаnkѕ аnd insurance соmраnіеѕ to сrеdіt card processing fіrmѕ, losing track оf tоnѕ оf сuѕtоmеr dаtа, рuttіng themselves and thеіr сuѕtоmеrѕ аt rіѕk. While these incidents сеrtаіnlу сарturе thе headlines, the truth іѕ that data loss іѕ a rіѕk fоr еvеrу computer uѕеr, nоt […]

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January 2, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

5 REASONS TO START CLEANING YOUR PC RIGHT NOW

It’s a tradition already trying to start a new life and making new habits on New Year. So as you GridinSoft Team sums up the results of the previous year and making new goals for 2018. Meanwhile, we want to give a recommendation for you: make a habit in 2018 cleaning your PC regularly. Viruses […]

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December 27, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

What Is PWS Threat And How Dangerous Is It?

The PWS stands for “Password Stealer”. It is primarily associated with stealing account log-in details. Some Trojan-PWS works by spying on an individual computer while performing data-stealing routines. It usually drops a keylogging component to steal users’ passwords on a regular basis. These components often remain active in Windows memory. The Trojan-PWS will then start […]

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December 7, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

TRICKY HOLIDAY PHISHING SCAMS

Take a Closer look to Your Bank Accounts Some people stop watching on credit card balance on holidays and that is what hackers hope on! It’s enough to use a card in some unreliable store and you will lose all your money. If you see that some unknown apps ask your credentials be sure it’s […]

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November 29, 2017 / by / Security tips / 2 Comments

COMPUTER PERFORMANCE TIPS

Here some computer performance tips, that will help you to make your computer perform better. They are easy to implement but have a huge impact on your computer speed. Be a good housekeeper Show me your desktop and I say who you are:) Be a good housekeeper! Please, don’t create a thousand files on your […]

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November 23, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Online Recruitment and Its Traps

It’s no longer effective to run to every company with paper resumes and queue up to meet HR managers. As the internet has become main means of communication, we use it more frequently than anything else. The staff recruitment is one of those spheres that is also getting intertwined with the World Wide Web. That […]

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November 8, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Best gifts for parents

What to gift to parents? We know that it is one of the hardest questions for everyone. Parents always knew what do you want on holidays and how to surprise you. It’s your turn! That is why we’ve decided to do a research, what our parents need and how we can make them happier. All […]

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November 7, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Why PC Security Software Can’t Be Free?

We live in the age of computers, a world on its own. Computers have dramatically taken the world over with their immense working range. From A to Z, almost everything we do today depends on a computer of some form, be it tablets, mobile phones or PC. To fulfill these needs, a massive amount of […]

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October 27, 2017 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Scariest Online Threats

Now that thе holidays аrе bеhind uѕ, thе cost-conscious among uѕ will bе lооking for thоѕе “роѕt-hоlidау” dеаlѕ that аrе even bеttеr thаn thе hоlidау ѕресiаlѕ. If уоu аrе nоt thе type thаt hаѕ tо bе at thе lеаding edge of technology, mоѕt retailers will bе trуing tо unlоаd lаѕt уеаr’ѕ mоdеlѕ to mаkе rооm […]

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PC (Personal Computer) security tips, measures, basics

We care about your safety and online security that is why GridinSoft Team launched a category – Security Tips on our blog. In this category you can find PC security tips that will help you to optimize your PC, to secure your data and prevent possible threats. Our Team wants to help you in understanding computer security basics and to show you really simple computer security measures to be safe. These tips are created for all non-technical computer users that just want to be plugged-in persons. GridinSoft Team every week choose the most actual topics and works on them to share with you an experts’ knowledge and experience.

Nowadays computer security basics are as much important as home security ones. Don’t you forget to lock the door while you leave home? Or turn off the water? It’s a usual thing and you even not notice it. Our mission is to make computer security basics for you as usual as possible. There are many dangers that you don’t suspect about until faced with them. Moreover, we want you to have a productive time on Internet – so read our posts about how to speed up your PC and your browser. Computer security basics are simple, trust us.

We are working every day for you and your loved one’s safety, so welcome to computer security tips on GridinSoft Blog!