Posts Tagged: Computer Security

The Perils of Using Legacy Systems

The Perils of Using Legacy Systems

April 12, 2017

Older products often lack the benefits provided by newer products. For example, an old flip phone does not have all the benefits of a modern-day smartphone. However, using older technology does not mean that you only have less features than what is available with current technology. Using older technology also means that in many cases […]

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Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

March 8, 2017

Spring is almost upon us, but before we begin hanging up our winter coats, let us take a look back to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. A few days before the Presidential Inauguration, which was on January 20th, Washington D.C. had a brief ransomware infection. This infection affected systems which were networked with some of the […]

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3 Tips to Help You Get More out of Your Computer

3 Tips to Help You Get More out of Your Computer

January 5, 2017

It’s a brand new year, which means that the gyms will be packed for the next three months or so, and many salads will be consumed. However, you should make your New Year’s resolution more than just to improve the management of your physical condition, you should also aim to improve your management of your […]

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The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

December 27, 2016

If I had a penny for every time a website told me that my password was too weak, I’d probably have enough for a combo meal from any fast food restaurant. This time it’s my turn to give the password lecture all in the name of cyber security. There are many ways websites go about […]

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5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

August 11, 2015

There’s no question that data breaches can be a very costly thing, just ask Sony Pictures. Remember when the movie company was breached last November allowing hackers to scour the company’s networks and have access to pretty much every facet of Sony’s data? Well, Sony remembers, mainly because the breach had estimated losses for the […]

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Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

June 17, 2015

Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm that helps companies with cyber-crime compliance issues and litigation, as well as other things, released information of the lawsuit on a major hack within a university’s networks. The press release was of Pennsylvania judge’s dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). […]

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Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

April 9, 2015

Yahoo recently introduced a new mechanism that is supposed to allow users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their smartphones. According to Yahoo, this is an attempt to simplify authentication for its services. Now this seems like this is a standard two-factor authentication system, the type where you need to provide […]

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Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

March 24, 2015

You can be as careful as you want on the internet, and sometimes it just isn’t enough. You should always have some type of antivirus software on your computer. Right now we are going to look at the best software to protect yourself in no particular order. And always remember that Mac computers are NOT […]

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Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

February 19, 2015

Super Speedy SSD!   Today’s Top Threat DoctorPC DoctorPC is a potentially unwanted program that masquerades as a program that tells you there are programs and files slowing down your PC. They will want you to pay for their service, the real issue is that it won’t fix anything and you will be out the […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

January 30, 2015

A Virus Filled World Out There   Today’s Top Threat W32.Tempedreve.C!inf The Tempedreve worm creates a host of files on your PC, and creates a fake invoice document to try to get you to pay for the removal of the virus. The worm will connect to other network devices including jump drives and network drives. […]

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