The Most Common Types of Malware

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The Most Common Types of Malware

Malicious software or malware are generally defined as any software designed to gain access to or damage a computer. This usually happens without the knowledge of the computer user. Unless you are a security expert that’s trying to analyze them, the presence of malware on your computer system is most likely bad news. Malware comes in numerous types and depending on whom you ask, can be classified into different ways. The most common is categorizing them according to their method of attacking your computer system, which is how we will be approaching it. Do note that some malware types overlap … Read More

Making Antiviruses Play Well Together for Free

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Making Antiviruses Play Well Together for Free

Worrying about viruses trying to get into our devices has become a daily habit for some people that are sensitive on security. That’s why choosing a suitable anti virus software may sound complicated to many. There are plenty of options available from the Internet. You can find anti virus software solutions that go for sale at fixed prices, one’s that require an annual subscription, or those that are free. Further complicating things are features that are mutually exclusive to one another Given the rampant proliferation of virus and malware, experts are coming into terms that it might take more than … Read More

Why an Anti-Virus Alone is Not Enough

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Why an Anti-Virus Alone is Not Enough

As cyber-attacks become increasingly ubiquitous, confidence in traditional detection-based protection such as anti-virus is rapidly declining. Instead, the industry is leaning towards more preventive solutions. Rather than removing threats once they are detected on the system, companies focus on prevention. In Bromium’s Enterprise Security Confidence report for 2015, a group of 125 security professionals has been surveyed to discover the state of the cyber security industry. The results came in and they are not looking well. The fast pace of hacker attacks and data breaches has caused antivirus solutions to lose a great deal of trustworthiness. The Bromium researchers have … Read More

4-Word Saddest Story: Antivirus Edition

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“Write the saddest story you could think of in 4 words”? Challenge accepted. With that, we here at the SecureAPlus Team has come up with our own version of the saddest Antivirus story which we have all heard far too many times over the years. 1. Most users are content with using the free or trial version of their favorite anti-virus. Once their trial has expired, they may have no choice but to look for alternatives. If they trust that particular antivirus brand or their features, they purchase it. Every user will always wish for more and wouldn’t it be … Read More

Stopping the Infection & Spread of Ransomware with SecureAPlus

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Stopping the Infection & Spread of Ransomware with SecureAPlus

Ransomware has been making the latest security headlines over the past few months of 2016 and with good reason. There have been multiple high profile victims of ransomware in recent memory ranging from a hospital that got locked out of crucial patient data that ended up giving in to the ransomware authors demands to a water utility in Michigan getting downed for a week. Such damaging and costly incidents have put questions into the minds of many business owners and IT security professionals: Are they doing enough to protect their systems against malware? Can their employees fully grasp the dangers … Read More

Total Antivirus Protection Provided by SecureAPlus – For Free

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Total Anti Virus Protection Provided by SecureAPlus – For Free

If you are always having trouble with viruses, malware, and all other kinds of pesky malicious programs that threaten the safety of your computer and all of your gadgets, then what you need is a security upgrade. Fortunately, there is an anti virus protection solution that not only goes above and beyond traditional Windows PC protection, it’s also free thanks to its Freemium model. SecureAPlus is one of the top free to download anti-virus protection software in the market today, and it is just the perfect upgrade for every user. With SecureAPlus, you get to upgrade your computer’s security at … Read More

Free Next Generation Endpoint Security with SecureAPlus

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Viruses, spyware, and malware are among the many different threats enterprises have to deal with whenever we computers are involved. From the suspicious emails that employees get from their inbox to the unusual links that may appear whenever a web browser and Internet connection is involved; there is always the looming threat of being attacked by advanced malware. And when you are not equipped with a strong antivirus and anti malware, along with advanced endpoint security solutions, there is always the risk of letting these malicious programs spread to sensitive enterprise networks. This is why Endpoint Security is vital to … Read More

The Dangers of Malware and How to Avoid Them

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Sometimes, when you use your computer, you face dangers that you do not know. One of these dangers is malware. But what is it, precisely, and how can it possibly harm your computer? Malware, as defined in a February 2012 study by Javelin Strategy & Research, is “Malicious software designed to access a computer or operating system without the knowledge or consent of the user. Based on the definition, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, malicious adware, all fall under this category. Malware is damaging code or programming that gathers information without permission, and it can gain access to your computer … Read More

SecureAPlus Now Localized in Other Languages

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With the latest version update, SecureAPlus introduces Indonesian, Japanese and Polish language support to address its growing yet diverse user base. 12 May 2016, Singapore – SecureAge Technology has released an update to SecureAPlus, a PC security solution that combines multiple cloud anti-viruses with Universal AV and its powerful Application Whitelisting, to add support for multiple languages. SecureAPlus has been available at no cost to the public through its Freemium model since August 2013. Since then, it has been consistently improving and adding better security features to protect PCs against viruses and malware. The release of the latest version, SecureAPlus … Read More

SecureAPlus Re-Launches with New User-Friendly Interface & Limited Exclusive License for First-Time Users

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SecureAPlus relaunches new user interface to improve its security value proposition with an extended free license for new users during its launch month. 15 March 2016, Singapore – SecureAge Technology, a data protection solutions provider, today announced the re-launch of its application whitelisting and anti-virus software, SecureAPlus, with a modern and user-friendly interface, improved performance, and an exclusive 15-month license for new users who install it during the first month. Depending on the source, hundreds of thousands of new viruses and malware are released daily. This number can reach close to a million new threats everyday with no signs of … Read More