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Here we explain technical terms and how different security solutions protect your computer, phone or mobile devices.

Computer threats

From virus infections to identity theft, the threats targeting your computer are various and sophisticated.

Computer threats are generally defined as any type of illegal activity that makes use of the internet, a private or public network, or an in-house computer system. While many forms of cybercrime revolve around obtaining sensitive information for unauthorized use, other examples are focused more on invading users’ privacy.

Here’s a wide selection of articles explaining the most common types of malware and cybercriminal attacks, scams and schemes trending today.



Computer threats articles

11

April

2012

Have you ever felt like a mouse in a trap? Caught in a situation with no way out? The experience can be rather frustrating in real life, but online, it can turn really da... Read more


5

März

2012

Cybercriminals have their own social networks. But they only use them to talk about existing malware and how it can be improved to perform more evil tasks.... Read more


27

Januar

2012

Rogue software or applications are forms of Internet fraud using computer malware to trick users into revealing financial and social account details or paying for bogus p... Read more


20

Januar

2012

Right now, in some corner of the world, there’s a cybercriminal thinking of some new scheme to outsmart people’s... Read more


22

Oktober

2010

Having duplicate copies of your most important information saved in a remote location keeps it safe in case anything goes badly wrong with your computer.... Read more


31

Mai

2010

What is malware?

“Malware” is short for “malicious software” - computer programs designed to infiltrate and damage computers without the users consent. “Malware” is the general term cover... Read more


28

Mai

2010

Online-Backup

Sie wissen jetzt, dass es von wesentlicher Bedeutung ist, Ihre Dateien auf einem externen Festplattenlaufwerk zu sichern, wenn Sie Ihre wertvollen Dateien, Fotos und Musi... Read more


27

Mai

2010

Virenscan

Mit BullGuard Internet Security können Sie Ihren Computer jederzeit auf Viren scannen. Der Virenscan entdeckt alles, was eine Bedrohung für die Sicherheit Ihres Computers... Read more


27

Mai

2010

Kostenloser Virenscan

Sie befürchten, dass sich unerwünschte Besucher auf Ihrem Computer verstecken? Mit unserem kostenlosen Online-Virenscan können Sie jetzt sofort feststellen, ob Sie mit Ih... Read more


27

Mai

2010

Windows-Antivirus

Microsoft bringt etwa alle drei Jahre eine neue und aktualisierte Version seines Windows-Betriebssystems heraus. Bei BullGuard verfolgen wir die Einführungen von neuen Wi... Read more


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