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On the SecuritySupervisor website, you’ll find reviews of the best free and paid internet security tools that can help you safeguard your personal information and stay protected online, as well as get detailed instructions on how to set up maximum security for your mobile devices or desktop computers.

In the Internet Security FAQ section, you will find information about what each term means in the context of computer security.

Mobile Security

  • The Best 6 iPhone Security Applications

    Below you find the best 6 iPhone security applications that will make your iPhone experience much safer. Find My iPhoneWhether you accidentally dropped your iPhone, forgot to pick it up from a bar, or someone stole your iPhone, Find My iPhone helps you to find your phone and quickly takes you to the location with …

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  • 7 Best Android Security Tips

    Since the Android operating system rolled out in the market, there have been reports of flaws in the software itself and its integration. This is obvious; it’s an open-source operating system. In March 2011, approximately 260,000 devices were infected with apps containing Trojans and malicious software. Third-party applications are also a problem for android-based smartphones. …

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  • 5 Tips To Keep Android Safe

    The number of free Android apps that seem to be infected with some other malware has increased to 50+. The names of these apps would give out their malicious nature, but innocent-looking games or apps like chess or quick notes would often be infected with malware. The danger here is that users won’t think twice …

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Email Security

  • What is SPAM Filter?

    A spam filter is a software tool that filters out junk emails. We need to block spam because they are annoying, but they are also the primary medium through which malware spreads. Spam filters provide protection for computers as well as entire networks. The spam filter works by comparing the incoming emails with the predefined …

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  • How To Secure Emails?

    There are two primary ways to secure emails: using an email client that provides the necessary security using encryption to encrypt the content of the emails itself It is always best to receive and send emails in pure text format as intended during the initial days of email and email communications design. When using HTML …

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  • Is Gmail secure?

    Yes, Gmail is secure as it uses HTTPS protocol to transmit the information from the client’s browser to the Google servers. The use of HTTPS protocol guarantees that the information between the client’s browsers and Google servers is encrypted with RC4 128-bit encryption. If anyone tries to eavesdrop on that particular session, there will be …

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Internet Security FAQ

  • What is URL Spoofing?

    URL spoofing is creating a fake or forged URL that impersonates a legitimate and secure website. The spoofed URL or website address looks precisely like the original and safe URL but redirects all the traffic to a ‘booby trapped’ website. Such websites and forged URLs are primarily used in cybercrimes such as identity theft, phishing, …

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  • What is Hacking?

    Hacking means gaining unauthorized access to a victim’s computer and then using the computer to perform certain actions that are not authorized or permitted by law by the rightful owner of the computer. Hacking can be done for industrial espionage, identity theft, cybercrime, stealing confidential information, or using a computer for an illegal purpose. The …

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  • What is API?

    API stands for Application Programming Interface. APIs, or Application Programming Interfaces, communicate between two applications or between different components within one application. API is like a user interface that helps users communicate with a computer. API can be language-dependent or language-independent. Language-dependent API can be used only by using the particular syntax of a programming …

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