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How to Password Protect Excel Files, Word Docs, PowerPoints

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Mac Security 2018

Think you've got Mac security covered? Learn how to protect your Mac from common threats like viruses, thieves and snoops with our essential safety tips.

How to protect your private documents with Sensitive Data Shield

Protect your private Word docs, PDFs, and other documents with AVG's newest privacy feature.

How to Hide Your IP Address

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How to Set Up & Use a VPN on Your Mobile Phone

This step-by-step guide helps you set up and connect to a VPN client on your iPhone or Android phone. Start using a mobile VPN today and keep your online activity private and anonymous.

How to quickly seal your Facebook data from third-party apps

Here’s a quick way to prevent third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data. We show you how to keep your Facebook safer from data-hungry companies with a couple of clicks, and save you potential headaches of the Cambridge Analytica kind in the future.

The Large-Scale Cyberattack Survival Guide

Everything you need to know to survive the Big One. Here are 7 tips on how to stay protected and make sure you don't get roped into a cyberwar when large nation states start slinging digital arrows at each other.

Smart DNS Proxy Server vs VPN

What's the difference between a Smart DNS and a VPN? Find out when to use a Smart DNS and when to use a VPN to unblock websites, browse anonymously, or just stay safe online. Know what to look for when choosing a Smart DNS or VPN service.

How to Stay Safe on Twitter | Ultimate Guide

Thirty-three tweetable Twitter tips to protect your safety and privacy, clocking at 280 characters or less. #tweetsafely

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End webcam spying for good

Keep Peeping Toms and other would be webcam hackers from spying on you with with AVG Internet Security's newest feature: Webcam Protection. See how it works.

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Keyloggers secretly record everything you type — your emails, passwords, credit card details... Learn how to avoid, detect, and remove them from your PC.

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Webcam hacking is dangerous, but your phone camera and surveillance system can also be used to spy on you. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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Ad blockers are more than just convenient ways of cleaning up the web. They also carry security, usability, and ethical challenges. Should you use one?

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Your camera isn't just a window out into the world — it's also a window in. And if you're not using it, you really should be covering it up with tape.

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