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Fake Nike deal spreading on Facebook

Learn how to spot online scams like the ridiculous $26 Air Jordans.

4 April 2019 min read

10 tips to protect against an email hack

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Email accounts are hacked every day. Follow these simple tips to keep yours protected.

11 December 2018 min read

Why is my Android phone heating up?

perex__ The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 3 explains what causes Android phones to get so hot and what you can do about it.

The Avast Guide to Android Apps Part 3 explains what causes Android phones to get so hot and what you can do about it.

24 September 2018 min read

How to create a strong password

perex__ The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

The best passwords will thwart brute force and dictionary attacks, but it's also possible to make them easy to remember. Try these password ideas to make your accounts unbreakable.

15 August 2018 min read

Scam alert! Don’t fall for this webcam extortion ploy

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A popular new email scam claims to have video of you — don’t worry, it doesn’t.

25 July 2018 min read

Why and how to set up a VPN on your iPhone or Android

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If security and privacy are important to you, then you need to set up a mobile VPN. This Essential Guide shows you how.

12 May 2018 min read

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Spam alert in iPhone calendars: What are the risks?

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Cybercrooks target iPhone users with annoying iCloud calendar spam.

2 December 2016 min read

Recycle your old devices on Earth Day (and every day)

perex__ How to donate or responsibly dispose of your old, unused devices

How to donate or responsibly dispose of your old, unused devices

22 April 2016 min read

Disable Avast messages, popups, and alerts

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No one wants to be distrubed by a software notification when they're playing a game or giving a presentation. Learn how to disable messages, popups, and alerts in Avast.

22 January 2015 min read

Congrats! Your Mobile Number was selected as a winner of £2,000,000.00!

perex__ Good for me! Here's what happened when I tried to claim my prize.

Good for me! Here's what happened when I tried to claim my prize.

10 September 2013 min read

How to make a backup of your PC (and why)

perex__ Here's when and how to back up your PC — and why to make a habit of doing so

Here's when and how to back up your PC — and why to make a habit of doing so

8 May 2013 min read