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What is a VPN?

A virtual private network (VPN) gives you online privacy and anonymity by creating a private network from a public internet connection. Learn more from Norton.

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25 vital computer maintenance tips and checklist to protect your device
Computer maintenance means keeping your computer in good condition through regular cleanings, hard drive updates, and virus prevention. Find out how.
May 25, 2021·3 min read
What is a honeypot? How it is used in cyber security?
A honeypot is a computer or computer system intended to mimic likely targets of cyberattacks. Learn more about what a honeypot is and how it works.
August 01, 2022·3 min read
Are free VPNs safe? 7 things to know before using free VPNs
You might be tempted to sign up for a free VPN service. But are free VPNs safe to use? Learn more.
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What Is A Computer Virus?
A computer virus, much like a flu virus, is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself. Similarly, in the same way that viruses cannot reproduce without a host cell, computer viruses…
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Macro viruses
A macro virus is defined as “a computer virus written in the same macro language used for software applications, such as word processors.”
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Norton email scams: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
In a Norton email scam, scammers impersonate Norton through fake emails designed to trick consumers and steal their money and personal information. These answers to your FAQs can help.
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What are malicious websites?
Most people don't know that you don’t have to intentionally download a malicious attachment to compromise your computer’s security.
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