How to Use McAfee Shredder to Delete Files or Folders?

McAfee is the antivirus which is used for the internet connected devices like laptop, Mac, operating system and Android Phones and it protect your device from all kind of cyber threat. You can install this via www.mcafee.com/activate.  As you that thefts are increasing day by day and sometimes our digital products also get stolen. And with the devices, your data also get into the hands of thief and they can misuse it. Sometimes there are some files and folders which you do not want to use and delete it manually. But you know, it can be recovered again also.

But the McAfee comes with tool i.e. McAfee Shredder which is used to delete the files and folders permanently from your device. With this tool you can delete the unwanted files and it cannot be recovered. If your device gets stolen or you have sale out, nobody can search that shredded files.

How to use McAfee Shredder?

For this, first you have to open your McAfee Security center and then double click on its icon in the computer system or you can do this by select the program from the Start menu. Then, from the left side of the Security Center Interface, you have to click on “Tool” tab. After this, select the Shredder from the list of tools which is located at the top left of the Security Center windows. Now you have to choose how much files you want to delete, and after this choose either “Erase files and folder” or “Erase an entire disk”. You also have to tell the shredder how many times you want to repeat the process of erasing.  You can choose from this “Quick” shred file once, “Comprehensive” shred file seven times and “Custom” can shred up to ten times. Then you have to select the file which you want to shred. By clicking on “Browse” you can delete Recycle bin content, temporary internet files or choose specific files. Then you have to find the file from your hard drive. Now shred the file like you won’t be able to recover it. When you are ready to begin shredding, then click on “Finish” option.

But if you still have any kind of doubt, then you can contact to the customer care of McAfee via mcafee.com/activate. You can also call on their toll free number for assistance.

Tips to Prevent from Ransomware – McAfee

As cyber threats are rapidly increasing these days. But we cannot stop the use of Internet because today all the people gather information through internet. And most of the organization is totally depend upon the computers. As you cannot stop the use of internet as well as computers, you have found some protective measures against these cyber threats like malware and viruses. So, McAfee antivirus gives complete protection to your device against all malicious programs. You can install this antivirus through Mcafee.com/activate. This antivirus does not allow the hackers to access your device and it monitors and controls your network traffic.

Ransomware is a type of malicious software which blocks the user to access their computer system or computer files until a sum ransom is paid. Their work is to encrypt the file which is on the affected computer and make them inaccessible, in return demand for the ransom payment to restore access. They attack on the high profile victims like hospitals, public schools, and police departments. Ransomware takes place because of the poor protection practices.

How to prevent your device from Ransomware?

  1. It is an advice to the users that do not pay the ransom because it only encourages the fraud. And also there is no guarantee that you get the access of your files back after paying the ransom. So, strictly do not pay the ransom.
  2. Always restore your files in cloud storage as a backup because in case of data loss you will get the quick access to your files from the backup.
  3. Do not provide personal information to any of the emails, text message, or phone calls. If you or your coworkers get any kinds of calls contact your IT departments.
  4.  It is very necessary that you Install McAfee antivirus via www.mcafee.com/activate  in your device and enable the firewall setting. And also keep your antivirus software updated all the time because it gives more protection to your device and data.
  5. All your inbound emails should be scanned and if it is send by the unknown sender and contains any suspicious link it should be blocked.
  6. All your system and software should be up to date because updates are very necessary for your device.
  7. If you have to use the public Wi-Fi then make sure that you use trustworthy VPN network while accessing on public Wi-Fi.

But if you still have any kind of doubt then you can contact to the customer care executive of McAfee via www.mcafee.com/activate. Or for more information just visit to the official website of McAfee.