Category: Security tips

October 5, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Instagram prototypes handing your location history to Facebook

New Instagram feature that allows the app to collect your location history caused huge controversy among users. This is sure to exacerbate fears that Facebook will further exploit Instagram now that its founders have resigned. Instagram has been spotted prototyping a new privacy setting that would allow it to share your location history with Facebook. […]

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

Top 8 Risks of using Public WiFi

Public Wifi can be said to be a convenient and effortless way to surf anywhere on someone else’s expense. Public WiFi is available nearly everywhere you go: coffee shops, airports, hotels, schools and even out on the streets. No one can deny how convenient it is, but should you really be using it? Public WiFi, […]

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September 7, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

5G AND ITS EFFECT ON OUR LIVES

Innovation companies are promising to change individuals’ lives with super-quick remote versatile systems. The purported 5G technology was the principal focal point of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a weeks ago. 5G is the up and coming age of versatile innovation, A buyer innovation examiner at a London-based computerized consultancy said. Also, It will […]

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August 30, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

Back to School GIVEAWAY of GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Well, it’s fall already and study season is right here! Doesn’t matter whether you go to school, college or university you will need a clean and super fast computer. In this case, you can rely on GridinSoft Anti-Malware. It’s a chance to breathe freely with a proper tool to clean your PC! 1-month license for […]

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August 10, 2018 / by / Security tips / No Comments

8 Signs Your PC Might Be a Botnet and How To Remove It

Botnet attacks have been around for a long time but are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. So far in past years, there have been several high-profile cases that illustrate the power of botnets. Through the global ‘Pony’ botnet attack, for instance, criminals stole about $220,000 in bitcoins and other digital currencies. And a large botnet recently […]

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August 7, 2018 / by / Security tips / 1 Comment

How to clean space on your Windows computer?

Nothing is more annoying than receiving a notification about your device’s storage being full. You delete some software, your favourite music, some memorable pictures but, still the storage seems to remain full. It is definitely a hair pulling moment. But, you can solve this problem on your Windows by following the easy steps given below. […]

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

Watermelon Day PROMO – free licenses for everyone

Get ready for the last month of summer! August 3 is a Watermelon Day. While you are very peacefully vacationing (and enjoying sweet and juicy watermelon) GridinSoft Anti-Malware will guard your computer. Use this chance and get absolutely free 1-month license of GridinSoft Anti-Malware. MORE INFO ABOUT PROMOTION. If you’re not familiar with GridinSoft products […]

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July 27, 2018 / by / How To, Security tips / No Comments

How can you enhance the security of your browser?

Which is the most secure Web browser? Google Chrome? Mozilla Firefox? Microsoft’s Edge? It’s a simple question but the answer is quite complicated. Five years back a poll was carried out and results shows security-conscious browser users overwhelmingly voted Firefox as the most secure. But during the annual Pwn2own hacking contest in March 2014, Firefox […]

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July 13, 2018 / by / Security tips / 1 Comment

How To Keep Your PC In Perfect State

The computer has become our regular device today. At present, nothing can be imagined without a computer. Regardless of the people of any profession, there is no parallel to the computer. There are many uses of computers for official work, daily work, movies, music, graphics, etc. But for a long time running the computer, the […]

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July 6, 2018 / by / Security tips / 1 Comment

How to Disable Push Notifications in Your Browser

More and more sites use push-notifications nowadays to show the latest news for you anytime. Nevertheless, it’s such an annoying thing! Almost every site uses such way of promotion. Did you know that by clicking “Allow” you can let viruses in your system? It’s a popular way of spreading, by the way. Redirects, pop-ups, new […]

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

Facebook gives US lawmakers the names of 52 firms it gave deep data access to

Facebook finally responses to 2000 questions from US lawmakers and answers are quite interesting! Last month the New York Times revealed that Facebook had given device makers deep access to data on Facebook users and their friends, via device-integrated APIs. The number and scope of the partnerships raised fresh privacy concerns about how Facebook (man)handles […]

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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!