Virus & Scams

Keep your Mac secure with Internet Security

The Internet may seem harmless, but the reality is that danger is lurking everywhere, and almost everything wants to attack your device. Spyware, malware, and spam are all over the Internet, and without the correct protection in place, they can easily breach into your device, and macOS devices aren’t left out of the equation. You may have heard that macOS is practically “invulnerable” to malware, but this simply isn’t true. While it’s true that macOS isn’t as big a target as Windows, there still exists malware on macOS.

Fail to prepare, then prepare to fail

No matter what device you own, you should always have anti-malware protection, as it isn’t a question of if you get infected, its when. Anti-malware software ensures that when an attack arises you are never left in the dust and that all of your sensitive information is safe.

At Solent Way Computers, we believe that security should be at the forefront of everything when using laptops, desktops, mobile devices, tablets, Smart TVs (basically any device, as they are all vulnerable to attacks). A common attack is the Trojan virus, you might have heard of the Trojan horse story where a large wooden horse was built with a force of men inside and attacked the city of Troy, a Trojan virus is a piece of malware hidden in a useful application, and sometimes attacks you without even knowing.

ESET Antivirus provides real-time malware protection, so when you visit a dangerous website, or unknowingly follow a phishing link, you will instantly get a notification letting you know that a malware attack has been stopped by ESET and that the file will be quarantined and then deleted. You are able to shop online knowing that your banking details are safe and secure.

Use a smartphone? Have smart devices in your home?

ESET doesn’t stop at standard computer protection, ESET are capable of extending to your smartphone devices, meaning that no matter how big/small the device is, ESET always has you covered.

If you are vulnerable to malware attacks on any of your devices, you need ESET Antivirus today! Contact Us to receive a callback from us discussing your antivirus needs. If you’re experiencing any computer issues, phone 01329 535 001, email [email protected], our visit our site in Lee-on-the-Solent.

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