Hacking Prevention

Firstly, I highly doubt hackers dress the way the chap in the image is but hey, it makes an impact😜

On a more serious note preventing being hacked is better than trying to fix the problem after the fact. Many have called themselves hack proof, some don't even use anti-virus such as Bit-Defender, which is a really good option, and I use it myself.

Getting the basics in makes sense Right?

Nothing is totally 100% but lets' start there. . .

The basics

Let us go from the most important and work our way down to some simple things that can be easily gotten in pretty much right away.



I know what you must be thinking. . . By firewall I mean a separate device such as a product from Netgate called PfSense or another one under the brand of Untangled. I have used both and they are great. Personally I prefer PfSense. I will leave links below, as you can download these operating systems for free  and install them on pretty much any PC if you like.

VPN - (Virtual Private Network)

So why a VPN? 

Keep your data safe
Protect your personal data by disguising what you do online.

Protect all your devices
Keep yourself and your loved ones safe with a single subscription covering an unlimited number of devices.

Use the open internet
Avoid government eavesdropping and company tracking to surf the open web.

Secure any platform
Protect any device: phones, laptops, tablets, extensions, TVs, consoles, and Wi-Fi routers.

There are just so many options out there so below you will find links to the ones that I personally prefer, and have seen great reviews on in the main.

Surfshark, Nord, Express, Private internet access - all great VPNs to consider.


Well you are an utter noob if you need this - JUST KIDDING. Personally I would not take this lightly. Some call an anti-virus a virus but it is better to have it and not need it, than to need it and, yeah you guessed it - so moving along. . . 

Malware and viruses are a problem like it or not. If you are a Mac user or Linux user, you most likely all good. If you are using Windows, then max out your defense.

If your PC is slow then it is not due to your anti-virus. Windows just gets slapped onto a PC/Laptop with terrible hardware and poorly set up over-all. I shouldn't have to tell you to never go under an i5 processor. The times are changing and programs are resource hungry - more than ever. Max out your RAM. Please ask in store what the max RAM is that your computer can handle. Giving an i3 processor 64gigs of RAM is pretty pointless. Depending on Generation of PC your i5 could handle up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM. 

My point is, that it is not your anti-virus making your PC slow.

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