The definitive guide to cyber security for authors.

Author Kyle Perkins

By Kyle Perkins.

Okay, so I have met a LOT of people in the indie writing community that have little to no knowledge on how to protect themselves online. So, I am here to help! I did an article in July for people to learn how to spot a catfishing account, and to prevent themselves from being duped. Now it’s time to learn how to protect yourself from everything else.

Well, first make sure you have windows defender turned on. (If you have Windows 10, windows defender is better than any security suite out there. It updates its definitions daily, and is made for windows. Windows security has come a long way, and most antivirus software that you purchase is bloatware that slows down your computer.)

Turn Windows Defender real-time protection on or off

  1. Select the Start  button, then select Settings  > Update & Security.
  2. Select Windows…

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