The A to Z of malware [INFOGRAPHIC]

Virus alertSo you want to know exactly what malware is. It’s an umbrella term for a wide range of online threats from ubiquitous viruses to spooky scareware and a lot more.

This infographic gives you the inside track on the scourge that is malware and even explains what botnets are; ranks of hijacked computers that among other things, send out malware. Read more


Must Have Android Travel Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]

blog-thumbWhether you’ve just returned from a holiday, are planning a trip or are about to set off on a business journey check out  this new infographic. It gives you the run down on a raft of Android apps that help make travelling so much easier.

Setting off on your travels is a great feeling whether you’re planning on kicking back on a beach, clambering up snow-capped mountains or exploring a new city and country. It’s a real buzz.

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Top ranking for BullGuard protection – top protection for BullGuard customers

Internet SecurityIndependent software lab AV Comparatives gives BullGuard antivirus pole position in a ‘Retrospective/Proactive’ test.

It’s good news for BullGuard and even better news for BullGuard customers. BullGuard has been awarded an Advanced+ award from AV Comparatives for BullGuard Internet Security.

The award recognised the behavioural detection features of BullGuard Internet Security in proactively detecting new and emerging malware.  It also applies to BullGuard Antivirus protection.

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Kids & Mobile Use [INFOGRAPHIC]

kids-mobile-useA BullGuard survey of 2,000 parents with children between the ages of 7 and 14 revealed that one in seven parents had discovered something unsuitable on their kid’s smartphone or tablet.

The survey on mobile usage revealed just how concerned parents are and also at the same time how they sometimes feel powerless. For instance, stranger danger is the #1 concern with parents expressing understandable anxiety about their children being ‘courted’ by people they don’t know.

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Parent’s struggle with children’s mobile usage

kids-mobile-useA comprehensive survey of children’s mobile usage reveals that parents are finding it difficult to keep ahead of their children’s surfing habits and harbour concerns about the dangers kids face particularly around stranger danger and cyber bullying.

It may be cold comfort but those parents who have found inappropriate content on their child’s mobile device are not alone. A BullGuard survey of 2,000 parents with children between the ages of 7 and 14 revealed that one in seven parents had discovered something unsuitable on their kid’s smartphone or tablet.

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Virus Alert : CryptoLocker and GameOver Zeus

cryptolockerIn the last few days rogue software CryptoLocker and GameOver Zeus have received a lot of attention following an announcement by the US and European officials that they have temporarily managed to disrupt the system used by the malware.
And according to the UK’s National Crime Agency, UK citizens will have a two-week window to reduce the threat by strengthening their computer’s protection.

BullGuard already protects you against these two viruses: it detects them and successfully cleans the infected machines.  

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