PSafe Blog – 4.27.19 (4.23.19)
Have you ever wondered why so many apps contain advertisements? Though approximately 95% of the apps in the Google Play store are free to the user many developers make their money through revenue generated by in-app advertisements instead of charging a fee for the app itself.
Read more: Why Do Apps Have Advertisements?
PSafe Blog – 3.6.19 (3.4.19)
As the April 15 deadline for the 2019 tax season gets closer, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to expect a surge in identity theft cases and tax fraud. Find out what tactics cybercriminals are using to attempt to steal your refund check and drain your bank account.
Read more: Getting Ready for Tax Season? Beware of a Spike in Fraud
PSafe Blog – 2.19.19 (2.13.19)
Many smartphone users believe they need to upgrade their smartphones every time the next model comes out. Over time, smartphones become sluggish and don’t perform as well as they did when they were fresh out of the box. A common misconception is that smartphone processing speeds slow down with age and older phones need to be replaced. However, you can get your old phone running like brand new by clearing the cache files regularly.
Read more: Don’t Give Up On Your Slow, Laggy Smartphone
PSafe Blog – 2.8.19 (2.5.19)
Is a smartphone antivirus necessary? Although many still wonder about the importance of having a security application on the device, the numbers of cyber attacks in the US shows that having an antivirus installed is vitally important. According to dfndr lab, PSafe’s research facility specializing in digital security, in the third quarter of 2018 alone, 5.3 million cyber attacks were recorded. Compared to American population data, as generated by the US Census Bureau, this means that approximately 65% of Americans were potentially at risk to encounter malicious links in this period.
Read more: Is the dfndr security App Reliable?
PSafe Blog – 2.7.19 (2.5.19)
February 5 is Safer Internet Day (SID), an international effort to promote internet safety with a strong focus on protecting children and teens online. Find out what you can do to help protect your personal information and family while using the internet.
Read more: 5 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe