Google: Top things you may want to remove from your PC

I’m not the only Graham who works at Sophos you know. For instance, there’s Graham Chantry, one of our software engineers. He contacted me earlier today because he had seen something that had tickled his fancy.

When Graham typed “remove” into the Google search bar it produced some interesting suggestions, as you can see in the graphic he forwarded to me.

So, I gave it a go myself and made the following YouTube video:

Yes, it’s very tacky and shameless of us, but it did make us smile to think that those products are what Google is recommending people are most likely to want to remove from their PCs. :)

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.