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Tech Tip Thursday: The Best Free Antivirus Programs

We’ve talked a lot in previous posts about how to keep yourself safe when you browse the internet. We’ve talked about avoiding malware, what to do if you get malware, and how to avoid phishing scams. In today’s post we’re going to go a little more in-depth with some of the tools you can use to protect your computer by giving you a quick rundown of some of the best…

Mobile Monday: Keeping Junk Apps Off Your Phone

Flashlight Apps

In previous articles we’ve talked about keeping your computer safe from malware and from excess apps and files that can slow down your performance. What we haven’t talked much about before is the best way to protect your phone. The truth is that while your phone is safer from malware than your PC in many ways, you still need to be careful about what you download, and be aware of what…

How to Avoid Phishing By Phone

Here at Phone Medics + PC, we’re not just committed to repairing your phone or PC when something goes wrong. We want to help you keep your devices running smoothly and keep yourself safe from some of the technology-based threats out there. In our last post, we gave you some tools for identifying email-based phishing scams. Today we’re going to talk about ways to recognize the same kind of scam…

How to Spot Phishing Emails

At Phone Medics + PC, we’re committed to helping you keep yourself safe as you experience all the awesome things the internet has to offer. In previous posts we’ve talked about how to avoid getting malware and what to do if you think your computer has become infected. Today we’re going to change gears a little and talk about a threat that doesn’t typically attack your computer directly, but uses your…

What to Do if You Have Malware

In our last post, we told you about the best ways to keep your computer safe from malware. Safe browsing habits, keeping your computer up to date, and using a few basic software tools like Windows Defender, a backup antivirus program, and a few basic browser extensions will all go a long way toward keeping your computer safe and healthy. Unfortunately, just as with real germs, it isn’t always possible…