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Mobile

Norton App Lock: Protect your sensitive apps

There are currently over 4 million apps available across various mobile platforms. It's virtually impossible to keep track of each and every app on all of your devices, whether it is a shared...

August 08, 2018·4 min read
VPN for Android

Browsing on your Android while on the go? Learn how a VPN helps protect your browsing activity on your Android smartphone or tablet, especially while using public Wi-Fi.

August 08, 2018·3 min read
Mobile scams: How to identify them and protect yourself

Mobile scams and malware are on the rise, and scammers are evolving to get smarter at tricking you into giving up your data. Review the many different types of mobile scams below and the best ways to identify them and keep your data safe.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Why public Wi-Fi could be a disaster for you

Although WiFi has greatly increased convenience for laptop and smartphone users, it’s also opened up a significant number of security risks. Here’s how you can protect yourself from these threats.

August 08, 2018·3 min read

Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things or IoT: It’s a phrase you may have seen or heard as our world grows more connected by the day. But what does it mean?

August 08, 2018·3 min read
The connected home: How safe is it?

The connected home is focused on ease of use and convenience. Have you ever left the house and wondered if you turned the heater off, or locked the front door? Well, with the connected home, there’s an app for that!

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Keep your smartphone safe when using it with a connected device hub

Smartphones have become the new norm. In a world of constant connectivity, smartphones are like little personal assistants, keeping us on top of our work and social schedules, enabling us to chart our health, browse the latest news, and access thousands of powerful apps.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Connected toys and what you need to know about them

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just some lofty concept about future integration of technology into the home. It is already here, and we’re already living it.

August 08, 2018·2 min read

Malware

Webcam hacking

You might have heard that hackers can access your webcam. In the age of the Internet of Things, that’s a pretty scary notion.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Virus FAQ

Are you a Norton customer who is facing a problem with malware? Use this page to get answers to frequently asked questions. My computer has a virus. How did this happen? Thousands of new viruses…

August 08, 2018·3 min read
OS X malware

Online threats to Macs have increased lately. The most recent one to make news, called “Crisis”, targets Mac users. Your risk of infection is probably very low, but here are some basic facts: “Crisis” is a Trojan that…

August 08, 2018·2 min read
What are malicious websites?

Most people don't know that you don’t have to intentionally download a malicious attachment to compromise your computer’s security.

August 07, 2018·3 min read

Privacy

Software terms of service and privacy policies explained

If you’re like most people, you don’t read the Terms of Service when you get a new app or buy a new device. That’s a big mistake, because a lot of apps on the market that are less-than-ideal, known as “grayware,” count on you allowing them access to your information.

August 08, 2018·3 min read
Straight talk about cyberstalking

Technology opens our lives up in ways that weren't possible even less than a decade ago.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
What is a no-log VPN?

VPNs with no logs protect your privacy by not keeping logs of where you go or what you do online.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
VPN for Mac

Help protect your browsing activity while using your Mac computer with a VPN. Learn how a VPN provides privacy while you browse and helps keep your information safe when using public Wi-Fi.

August 07, 2018·4 min read

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