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How-to

These articles help you stay safe and private on internet and make your devices more secure.

Privacy

Privacy on internet is constantly under threat. The vast possibilities that our networked society enables also have the downside that we can be tracked and identified when we are on internet.

Malware

Malware is defined as any software that is designed to harm computers, phones, tablets or networks.

Featured articles

Do I have a virus?

If your PC is infected with a virus or other malware, it often exhibits one or more of these symptoms.

Do I have a virus on my Android phone?

These are the telltale signs of your Android device having malware.

Do I have a virus on my iPhone?

What are the symptoms of a compromised iOS device?

Do I have a virus on my Mac?

Malware on your Mac? Here's how to find out.

How to check if my computer has a virus?

What do I need to do to find out whether I have malware or not?

Anonymous browser - how to get private and untracked

What does make a browser anonymous and what do I need to do to make my browser truly private?

How to be sure you have a private browser

A private browser - how to be sure?

How to go incognito

How to go incognito on your Chrome / Firefox / Edge / IE / Safari

Make your browser incognito

Make your browser incognito and browse without anybody snooping on you

Computer protection in 5 easy steps

These are the five steps you need to take to make your computer protected

Protect your Mac in 6 easy steps

Get your Mac secure and protected with these six easy steps

How to remove malware

Getting hit by malware could happen to anybody. Here's what to do if you get infected.

How to remove malware on a Mac

This is what you need to do if your Mac gets infected

How to remove malware on an Android phone

Malware on your Android? This is how you get rid of it.

How to remove malware on an iPhone

Did your iPhone get infected? Here's how to solve it.

How to avoid censorship online

You might not be getting the full internet experience. There are networks that censor content outright. You can fix this by getting a VPN.

How to remove malware on a Mac

This is what you need to do if your Mac gets infected

How to avoid online scams

Internet is a way to connect with anything you want. The downside is that criminals can do the same, too. There are some classic scams online you can avoid if you recognize that you are being fooled.

What is cryptojacking and how to avoid it

The rise of cryptocurrency has opened up possibilities for anonymous monetary transactions. Unfortunately, the opportunities opened up for for online criminals, too.

How to avoid dating scams

Who wouldn’t want to find an ideal partner? Sometimes you bump into something online that is too good to be true – and unsurprisingly it isn’t true. Here's how to avoid those scams.

How to avoid phishing

Your passwords and login credentials are valuable to you – and cybercriminals. Imagine crooks having access to all of your email, social media accounts or even your online bank. Here's how to avoid it.

Protect yourself on public WiFi

Public Wi-Fi is inherently insecure. Anyone who can connect to the same network can potentially snoop on your traffic – unless it is encrypted with a VPN.

How to avoid throttling

You might not be getting the full internet experience. Whoever provides your connection might be throttling your traffic to certain cites, making your online experience slower. Avoid throttling with a VPN.

How to change your virtual location

When you go online, the services you connect to know your location based on your IP address. You can prevent this by using a VPN.

How to encrypt your traffic

When you use a VPN, your internet traffic will become encrypted, so you’ll be private and untrackable and nobody can tamper with your traffic.

How to hide your IP address and get anonymous

Your IP address can reveal a lot about you. It can reveal to web pages and online services you visit both where you are and who you are. Luckily, using a VPN helps you get anonymous and will hide your actual IP address.

6 good reasons to use a VPN

If you are not using a VPN like F-Secure FREEDOME VPN yet, you should. Here are 6 excellent reasons why.

VPN vs. Tor

VPNs and Tor are used for similar reasons, yet they differ a lot. Both have their strengths. Find out which tool is right for the job.