Security Tips

Internet Security Options to Adopt in 2015

Today, it is hard to imagine day to day life without Internet and computers. More and more people are using digital storage units to keep their valuable information and also share it across online communities. The vastness of the digital world and the multitude of networks that are integral parts of the Internet make security one of the top concerns for both users and network managers.

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11 Ways To Avoid Your Email From Getting Hacked

Many business owners and webmasters do not give a lot of attention to the security of emails. It is a fact that your email accounts are vulnerable and just like your website they might get hacked. In case you are not a tech savvy person or if you have created your first ever email account, then the information mentioned in this article will be helpful for you. Email accounts are used for performing various tasks like sending emails to friends, sending important emails to your bank, sending important business information to your colleagues or boss.

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Smartphone Security: 9 Ways to Protect You and Your Phone

Your smartphone is your lifeline for connecting to the world. It’s also a computer in your pocket, with more apps and tools than a Swiss Army knife. All that functionality creates new risks, in addition to the old risks of loss and theft. Like a computer, your phone can get hacked, fatally crash due to malware or bad apps, or track your activity and send it to third parties. Here are nine ways to protect you and your phone.

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Why Are Hackers Interested in Your Computer?

To you, a computer is something that you may use for going online, checking your e-mail, playing video games or do work. To a hacker, however, your computer is much more. A computer to a hacker is about the processing power, the applications that are installed, and, of course, the data that is stored on the hard drive. All this information combined is like gold to a hacker.

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The 4 Most Effective Tips to Protect Your Computer from Ransomware

Ransomware – a class or malware that restricts access to a computer until a ransom is paid – has been around for many years. In fact, one of the first known ransomware – the “AIDS” trojan – was found in 1989. Unlike other malware, ransomware has sort of been in the background, not drawing much attention. In 2013, the ransomware called CryptoLocker began making news as it infected computers, and then began encrypting personal data files.

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Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks: Protect Your Business Network

Your business may be under attack, but you may not know until serious damage has been done. Keep yourself and your business protected with software and tools.

If you own a business, you may be vulnerable when it comes to cyber attacks. This is true whether you have five employees or well over 200. Cyber attacks do not discriminate, meaning you should be prepared to ward off potential danger before it arises. You can work on protecting your business network by downloading and using efficient antivirus software and fortifying your computers and network with the best available methods of protection.

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10 Tips to Secure Your Windows System

For many people Windows is synonymous with viruses, malware and security vulnerabilities. For many years Apple and Unix/Linux users have touted how they don’t have to worry about viruses or malware. Windows users have, however, enjoyed the fact that their system has the most compatibility for hardware and software than any other system. This, unfortunately, has also been an issue as Windows users have always had a more open system to allow for such compatibility, which has allowed viruses and malware to propagate easily.

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