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How to Remove Ransomware: This is What Actually Works

Aug 17, 2017

Most of the world shares a love/hate relationship with our computers. When our computers work and do what we need them to do – we are happy; we’re in love. When our computers begin to slow down and take forever to load – we begin to use curse words that we didn’t even know existed. […]

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Why You Need Ransomware Protection for Your Hospital

Jul 18, 2017

Ransomware is a danger to hospitals. Ransomware works by locking your computer until money is sent, usually in bitcoin. Because it’s anonymous and usually handled over the deep web it’s easy to get away with an attack. Thinking that your hospital is safe from ransomware is risky. It’s a risk to your money and the […]

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How a Ransomware Attack Works

Jul 11, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot about ransomware attacks in the news recently. They’ve been used to hold information hostage, even shutting down hospitals. But what exactly is a ransomware attack? How is it transmitted and what do you need to look out for on your own computer? We’ve got the answers, so keep reading to […]

8 Ways To Make Your Email More Secure and Safer

Jun 22, 2017

Introduction: Knowing how to make your email more secure and safer is a life skill that will benefit everyone. The fact is that these days, more and more hackers and computer experts are able to hack into user accounts to access private information without the user ever knowing it. This is why learning how to […]

8 Password Security Tips Everyone Should Know

Jun 19, 2017

The ability to create and remember secure passwords is something that not most people can do. It’s true. Most people have created online accounts ranging from social media to banking sites. They, however, find it hard to gain access to their sites simply because they cannot recall their 24-character-long password. If this is you, the […]

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The Top Cybersecurity Threats That Put You at Risk in 2017

Jun 16, 2017

The biggest ransomware attack in history happened just last month. Deutsche Bahn, FedEx Corp, and the NHS were among those severely hit by the attack. According to reports, the National Security Agency discovered a flaw in Microsoft’s software. Hackers exploited this flaw to target Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan. Known as WannaCry, the ransomware ended up affecting more than […]

4 Tips to Keep You Safer on the Internet

Jun 16, 2017

The internet is a very vibrant but complicated platform. It is a source of opportunity, knowledge and other resources. Despite its many benefits, the Internet can also be a source of tragedies. This is because of the liberal nature of the platform. In a platform where everybody is free to do whatever they like without […]

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Why You Need a Ransomware Scanner For Protection

Jun 15, 2017

It can happen to the best of us: you see an email that looks like it’s from someone you know, you click on a link, and before you know it you’re dealing with a virus. What’s worse, you could end up being demanded a monetary ransom in exchange for your files. Ransomware can seriously damage your […]

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10 Tips on How to Avoid Phishing Scams

May 20, 2017

Most of us know not to click on suspicious-looking emails, especially those asking for personal information. But what happens when these emails appear to come from someone you know? Phishing scams are like no other scam. It’s perplexing how these hackers are still getting away with it – but they are. Phishing scams are more prevalent […]

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5 Web Security Issues To Watch Out For

May 13, 2017

The world wide web has opened up many opportunities for people. Unfortunately, some of those people are internet hackers looking for victims. 69% of adults shop online monthly. 81% use online banking. There’s a lot of opportunities for hackers to gain access to confidential information. Not to mention via email, bogus virus scams, and social media. […]