About Kirsten Dunlaevy

Kirsten Dunlaevy is a blogger for BullGuard. With a background in advertising and branding she is extremely familiar with the ups and downs of social media and the world of communication. Kirsten is here to educate you on how to navigate all things digital, in a safe and responsible manner. Her other passions are decidedly un-digital, she loves being out on the water and cooking.


Facebook Privacy Checkup

Facebook PrivacyEarlier this month, Facebook launched their “Privacy Checkup Tool” which enables you to easily review what you’re sharing, and with whom.

If you’re a regular reader of the BullGuard blog (if you’re not, you should be – sign up here!), you’ll know that with so many frequent privacy updates on Facebook, it can be hard to stay on top of these updates and how it could impact you and your account.

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5 Best Android Paid Apps

5 Best Android Paid AppsThere are so many apps out there it’s hard to know which ones are worth spending money on. To help you we’ve compiled a list of our favorite paid apps for Android.

While committing to paying for an app may seem like an over investment at times, you’re actually paying for a more secure and reliable piece of software, over your unpaid apps.

Paid apps are of a higher quality, have more features, can mean no advertisements, and usually mean no in-app purchases. Typically they are inexpensive, and can make really great gifts! The apps we’re about to share with you, are loved by the Android community.
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5 Must Have Free Android Apps

5 Must Have Free Android AppsHere’s a list of fun, free apps for your Android to keep your children entertained, to keep you organized, and to make your life easier. Some may be obvious, and some are a little newer and cooler.

BUT, before you download anything, make sure you have BullGuard Internet Security on your computer, and BullGuard Mobile Security on your phone. And of course, only download apps and programs from reputable sites that you know. If anything seems amiss, or too good to be true, it probably is.
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What is phishing and how to avoid phishing scams

PhishingPhishing is a word we hear a lot of these days, but how many of you actually know what it is?

Phishing is a type of internet fraud, stealing passwords, credit card numbers, and other private and personal information. Typically Phishing attacks come in the form of false notification emails from your bank, and other official organisations that might house your valuable information.

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How to remove toolbars from Firefox (with pictures)

How to remove toolbar from FirefoxSo, you have managed to install a toolbar that you did not wanted in the first place, and now it has taken over Firefox; it has interfered with your browser settings and now you want it removed.

The good part is that removing unwanted toolbars in Firefox is much simpler than getting rid of them from Internet Explorer, so it should all be very easy.

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How to make my computer run fast in 4 easy steps

How to make my computer run fast in 4 easy steps
We all know that sinking feeling when your computer decides to slow down and barely function for no real reason.

We’re all familiar with the curse of the seemingly endless spinning wheel or non-stop hourglass. And it’s always seems to happen on those days when you need it functioning on at it’s fastest!

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How to remove toolbars from Internet Explorer (with pictures)

6a0154366bdf49970c01a73d962057970d-800wiSo, you installed some new programs and all of a sudden you see in Internet Explorer new annoying toolbars.

If you’ve got a toolbar that is driving you nuts and you can’t for the life of you figure out how to get rid of it, this article is for you. Many of the toolbars you might have come across, offer no real service except to deliver advertisements, and in some cases, can be malicious.

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