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Explore the world of digital security.

Security tips

Dealing with passwords

What can I do to make it easier to manage my many passwords?

Securing web browsers

Why is my web browser's security important? How can I improve it?

What is...

Botnet

How does a PC get roped into a botnet and misused?

Crypto-ransomware

Why are all my files suddenly encrypted?

Denial of Service (DoS)

My favorite site won't load. Is it under a DoS attack?

Detection

What's in a detection name? How do threats get named?

Exploit kit

What is an exploit kit? How can it attack my computer or device?

Rogue

Why is this fake anti-virus flashing so many warning messages?

Trojan

This program I downloaded seems suspicious. Is it a trojan?

Virus

My document files keep getting corrupted. Is this a virus?

Vulnerability

What is a vulnerability? What can I do to patch it?

Worm

My PC keeps sending out emails I never created. Is this a worm?