Passwords are annoying, but inescapable. They are the literal key to your online accounts, privacy and security. And if you're not doing them right, you're opening yourself up to a world of security hacks and cyber criminals. Luckily, we’re here to talk you through all things password related, from how they work, to how they can be made better and easier to manage.
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Your complete guide to keylogging: what it is, how to protect your passwords and credit card info, and how to detect and remove a keylogger.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Denial of Service attacks, including how they work, their history, and how to stay safe from one. This easy-to-read expose will help you better understand one of the most common attacks out there.
Easily add a password to your Microsoft Excel, Word, or PowerPoint files to prevent anyone from opening them. Works with Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016, Office 2013, and Office 2010 for Windows.
Protect your private Word docs, PDFs, and other documents with AVG's newest privacy feature.
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AVG explains two-factor authentication, why it's an important security measure, and how you can start using it to improve the security of your online accounts.