How to strengthen the security of your Twitter account

Like Facebook and Gmail, Twitter also lets you strengthen the security of your account through the session login procedure. This way, you can prevent unauthorized access to your account as in order to enter, you will need a code that Twitter sends to the phone number you provide. Here we tell you step-by-step how to activate this feature. How to strengthen access verification …


Panda Antivirus for Mac, compatible with Yosemite

Some days ago, Apple announced the launch of the new version of OS X: Yosemite, available for free from the Mac App Store. As always, at Panda we have strived to fulfill our aim of providing protection for Mac users and today we can announce that Panda Antivirus for Mac is compatible with Yosemite. Yosemite has been presented as one …


Blue double-check in WhatsApp. Your message has been read.

Remember we said a few days ago that WhatsApp would be able to tell you whether your message had been read? Well, the blue double-check is now here. And what does it mean? The dream of some and nightmare of others: it’s the confirmation that your message has been read.   But that’s not all. The blue double-check has also …


Facebook Events Scams

Facebook events have become one of the easiest and quickest ways of scamming people on social networks. In the last few days many such events have been organized by malicious users. There are several aims that range from subscribing people to premium-rate SMS services to creating pages with thousands of followers for advertising purposes. But how do these events work? …

Reasons you can be kicked out of WhatsApp

“Your number is no longer allowed to use our service”. Do you know what service it is? WhatsApp. That’s right, WhatsApp. Did you know that the app reserves the right to ban users that don’t abide by the terms and conditions of use? Reasonable enough. The only problem is that they don’t warn you. So, given that forewarned is forearmed, …


Two-step verification boosts Gmail security

  It’s not difficult to make your email account more secure. Often, all you need is to spend a little time looking into the security options available. Last week we looked at how to make your Facebook account more secure and today we’re doing the same with one of the most popular webmail services: Gmail. Below you can see a step-by-step guide to …


Over 20 million new strains of malware were identified in Q3 2014

The growth of malware appears unstoppable. In total, some 20 million new strains were created worldwide in the third quarter of the year, at a rate of 227,747 new samples every day. Similarly, the global infection ratio was 37.93%, slightly up on the previous quarter (36.87%). These are just a few of the figures presented by Luis Corrons, Technical Director …


Have you got a WordPress blog? Watch out, plugins are their Achilles’ heel

Attacks on Dropbox, leaks of Snapchat images, nude photos of celebrities published on the Internet… You’ve probably read about some of these high-profile IT attacks that have taken place over the last few weeks. All websites that have carried these or similar stories have a ‘B-side’. Everything you see is built on a content management system, otherwise known as CMS. …


The origins of the new Panda Free Antivirus

The launch of Panda Security’s 2015 product lineup comes with a surprise. Panda Cloud Antivirus has become Panda Free Antivirus. But what are the differences between the products? What can you expect from the best FREE antivirus? What does the future hold in terms of IT security? Our colleague Herve Lambert, Consumer Product Marketing Manager at Panda, has been answering …