When Bad Gets Worse: DDoS Attacks on the Rise in Numbers and Complexity

There may come a time when, without tether to logic or reason, you may begin to think that the number of DDoS attacks can no longer rise because there is no more room on the internet. That the DDoS attacks that have already occurred have taken up all the space that could possibly be allotted to such damaging cyber assaults and any new attempts will simply have to be turned away.

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The Most Effective Ways to Increase the Security of Your Home Network

If you are like me, then you are always looking for ways to increase the security of your home network. Threats to your network, devices and to your files can come from anywhere online. So it is important to take the necessary steps to ensure your home network is secured. This post will outline some of the settings that I use to protect my network, devices, and files from both malicious software and users.

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How I Protect My Files From Malware

I have a lot of important files stored on two external hard drives that are standing on my desk beside my computer. What makes these files important is that they contain photos and videos of my life since 2002 and they can’t be replaced. Since that time my life has changed substantially – marriage and raising a family. Losing the files that captured all moments over the past 14+ years is not an option – nor will it every be.

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