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Preparing for RansomWare Attacks

Recently at my day job, a coworker got a rather nasty piece of malware on his Windows machine called CryptoLocker. Basically what ransomware (like CryptoLocker) does is that it encrypts your important documents and pictures and then gives you a

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The Prepper’s Tablet Computer

When you imagine the archetypal Walking Dead or Hurricane Katrina type disaster scenario, creatures of comfort like us may find the thought of our electronic gadgets being rendered useless utterly terrifying (or liberating). Hardware and software used to send, store, and

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Posted in Cybersecurity, Equipment Testing, Preparedness

Emergency Charge a Smartphone with a Battery, a Key, and a Car Charger –

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Child Robbed for his iPad

Good work on the deli owner’s part for stopping this POS. It is astounding that the robber had over 60 arrests on his record and was ┬áSTILL out on the streets. Lessons: It doesn’t matter how old you are, avoid

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Posted in Awareness, Child Safety

Battery Life and Your Survival Tablet

Battery Life and Your Survival Tablet This is a very helpful guide for picking the sort of tablet you want to prepare for a disaster situation. The interesting thing to note about the testing done is that they tested using

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