Increasing Concerns Over Social Media Privacy Issues

The very idea of social network was to give people a platform through which they can interact with different people belonging to various cultures, inhibiting around varying parts of the world, and share their thoughts, humor, jokes, and feelings just to kill their time. Gone are the days when we were ardent users of MSN messenger and various chat rooms – now the internet has taken a giant leap in the form of social sites that are even more advanced and entertaining.

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Identifying Malware on Your Computer

Cybersecurity is a growing threat, and hackers and cybercriminals are making their malware increasingly complex and difficult to detect. And unfortunately, many websites and companies are even having difficulty keeping track. According to published data, as many as 600,000 Facebook websites get hacked a day, and even major brands like the New York Times aren’t unsusceptible to attacks

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From Zero to Hero: How to Become a Computer Guru

The guru in the spiritual world is one who has achieved an enlightened state. It’s a Sanskrit term that implies that someone is a “teacher, guide or master” of certain knowledge. A guru helps to share their knowledge and to build the knowledge of others, so a computer guru is basically the Om Shanti Om of all things motherboards and cloud. You need one, or better yet – you need to be one.

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Fix: The Selected Task ‘Name’ No Longer Exists

I try to automate as many tasks on my computer as possible to avoid remembering to perform regular maintenance on my computer. Everything from cleaning out temporary files and unneeded files to defragging my non-SSD drives are run at least once a week. I schedule the tasks using the Windows Task Scheduler, which makes it easy for me to perform the tasks on a specific schedule. I recently ran into an issue where this following error message was display on the screen whenever I access the Task Scheduler.

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10 Proven Ways to Protect Your WordPress Blog

Knowing how to best protect your WordPress blog is an important aspect of maintaining a blog. It seems that almost on a regular basis a WordPress blog gets compromised by a malicious visitor, who installs malware, deletes files, or simply defaces the blog. As I read about how blogs get hacked I also realize that many of these hacks could have been prevented with regular maintenance, or by following stricter security protocols.

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How I Backup Data Files Automatically So I Won’t Worry About Losing Files

Protecting your data files with a good data backup plan is one of the most important tasks you can perform to keep your data safe from hard drive failure, malicious software, or just accidental file changes or deletions. For me, I have been talking about various data backup plans since I started this blog, and with over 600GB of personal photos and videos stored on an external hard drive, I also take data backup very seriously.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Smartphone from Being Hacked

You already know that you need to protect your laptop and desktop computers from hackers. A lot of people, however, never stop to wonder whether their mobile devices are also susceptible to these threats. Since your smartphone is essentially a small computer, there is a possibility that someone will try to hack into it to steal your private information. You can protect yourself by following these four tips.

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