INFOGRAPHIC: Why do people hack Facebook accounts?

Why do people hack Facebook accounts_introPeople just can’t seem to help themselves. The urge to hack into other people’s Facebook accounts is strong. An internet search of hacking Facebook accounts brings up close to 188,000,000 hits. That’s a lot. The reasons are many, from checking out a crush to simple mischievousness but sometimes the motives can be little darker. Discover more…

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“As safe as Fort Knox”

whichBullGuard has scooped a ‘Best Buy’ from Which? for its Internet Security 2016 software suite. If you’re a BullGuard Internet Security user it’s reassurance of the high standards of protection that safeguard you, and if not, perhaps it’s something to consider.

Which? Best Buy’saren’t given out lightly. In fact they’re reserved for “security suites that will keep your computer as safe as Fort Knox.”

This is the conclusion that consumer champion Which? reached after putting BullGuard Internet Security through its paces.

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BullGuard – Awards Finalist

BullGuard has done it again. The company has been nominated as a finalist in the annual PCR Awards, an event that recognises outstanding achievement in the UK PC and tech industry.

BullGuard has been nominated as a finalist in two categories at the PCR Awards 2016, Best Software Publisher and Best Service & Support, a testament to the company’s endeavours in providing the highest levels of protection and support for its customers.  

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BullGuard New Internet Security

image_blogA new version of BullGuard Internet Security is here. It features enhancements designed to deepen protection against new and emerging threats as well as tools to ensure blistering computer performance. There’s also a new backup feature which enables you save your files directly into Dropbox and parental controls that are even more flexible.

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Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou…?

online_datingOnline dating is de rigueur these days. But given the number of skanky scamsters prowling the online dating world you’re as likely to meet a lustful Lothario or frightening Medusa as a Romeo or Juliet. At least that’s what respondents to a BullGuard survey said. Read on to see if you’ve fallen foul of online dating traps and pick up some solid tips to keep you safe.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 keyboard shortcuts for PCs

computer_shortcutsYou’re galloping along on the keyboard; you’ve got a rhythm going and an energy that’s pushing everything along. Admittedly it’s rare, and staccato, stop start movement is more common. But when you are in that keyboard groove the last thing you want to do is to put the brakes on and switch to the mouse to insert a hyperlink, cut and paste, or pick through the document to check a specific word or phrase. That’s where keyboard short cuts come in really handy.

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Top 10 tips for social media safety

social_media_tipsSocial media platforms are great for staying in the loop, even when you’re out of the loop.

You can chat, post, like and get some banter going with friends – even if you’re 5,000 miles away. But there are enough unsavoury characters trawling these sites that it’s necessary to raise a red flag. There are also enough deep digital potholes for the unwary to stumble into that you really need to be mindful too. You can make sure you’re always safe by following these top ten safety tips.

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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

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