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A Disturbed John McAfee Teaches You How To Uninstall His Software [NSFW]

John McAfee is one weird guy, and this video only serves to bolster that reputation. Uploaded to YouTube last night, it’s a hilarious — and entirely NSFW — video that sees the man himself teach you how to uninstall McAfee Antivirus.


Ultimate (Free) Virus Protection Guide

So you got caught with your pants down on the internet (figuratively, folks) and contracted a virus. That sucks. Or maybe you were wearing protection but still fell victim to some nasty bit of code that managed to slip by your antivirus software undetected. That sucks even more. Either way, it’s nothing to feel ashamed about. The web is a dangerous place and even the most tech savvy users sometimes slip up.


Five Simple Ways To Keep Your Android Device Malware-Free

While it’s true that Android is a little more susceptible to malware attacks than iOS, the situation isn’t nearly as bad as Apple would have you believe. With a little knowledge and a sprinkling of common sense, you can make your device impervious to even the most dastardly of digital assaults. Here’s how.


Meet The Symbiote: The Ironclad, Adaptable Future Of Antivirus Protection

Ang Cui has a lot of power. With enough time he can take control of pretty much any networked device. He could watch you through your iSight or track what you’re watching on your smart TV. But he has bigger fish to fry, so your Catfish marathons are safe for now. From him, at least.


Watch: TV Interview With Giz Reporter Who Dug Up John McAfee's Secrets

The story of antivirus millionaire turned reclusive murder suspect John McAfee is a long, strange, sordid one. Earlier today, on CBS This Morning, reporter Jeff Wise — who broke the news for Gizmodo — talked about where the McAfee saga stands today, and how we got here in the first place.


Secrets, Schemes And Guns: Inside John McAfee's Heart Of Darkness

As dawn broke over the interior of Belize on April 30, an elite team of 42 police and soldiers, including members of the country’s SWAT team and Special Forces, converged on a compound on the banks of a jungle river. Within, all was quiet.


New Rogue PC Software Is Mascarading As Antivirus To Scam You

There is new malware preying on your PC, and people are being caught off guard by its claim to be antivirus software. The renegade software is popping up on different versions of Windows, morphing into whatever iteration of the operating system you’re running.


Hackers Publish Symantec's Source Code After Extortion Attempt Fails

Hacker YamaTough has published Symantec’s pcAnywhere’s source code. This program is used by users and companies to access personal computers remotely. The publication follows a $US50,000 extortion attempt that was made public last night.


Do Android Antivirus Apps Actually Do Anything?

If you’ve been watching tech news headlines over the past week, you’ve likely heard that Android malware is growing at an alarming rate, up something like 472 per cent from May of this year. Should you be worried and run off to purchase and install an antivirus package for your Android phone? Not so fast; there’s just as much controversy over those utilities as there is over the malware itself.


How To Protect Yourself From Online Fraud

This week is International Fraud Awareness Week, and there’s no better time to brush up on your skills to make sure you don’t fall for online trickery designed to fleece you or convince you to give up sensitive personal information. Here are some tips to stay safe.