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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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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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Computer Security Tips for Parents

If you want to keep tabs on who your son or daughter talks to on the Internet, there are steps you can take as a parent. COMPUTER SECURITY TIPS FOR PARENTS Put in place a required BIOS Password for the

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Time to Upgrade Your Old Computer!

Microsoft is ending Windows XP support. This means that there will be no more software updates and the Windows XP laptop you have will run a very high risk of malware infection. So what are your options? Upgrade to Windows

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Defending against Keyloggers

“What is a key logger?” Key loggers are devices or programs designed to record every keystroke that you make onto a computer keyboard to allow for continuous monitoring of computer usage. They are often known as keystroke recorders or just

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