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New malware - ransom worms

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New malware - ransom worms

A new type of malware, a cross between ransomware and worm viruses, flashed across the globe on May 12, 2017. It interrupted medical procedures at...

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Foiling Ransomware that Renames Files

Foiling Ransomware that Renames Files

Advanced ransomware has a nasty trick: It not only encrypts your files but it also renames them. The new names of your files...

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Why Do We Under-Prepare for Risks?

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Why Do We Under-Prepare for Risks?

"Denial is a critical part of the human coping mechanism." -- Sienna Brooks in Inferno by Dan Brown. We can counteract these self-defeating thought patterns. One approach is to...

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Don't Get Hacked at a Hotspot

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Don't Get Hacked at a Hotspot

Connecting to the internet using WiFi at a coffee shop or other public place, even with a password, makes you vulnerable. Subscribing to a VPN (virtual private network) service protects you when connecting to hotspots. Each year when April Fools Day comes around, let it serve as a reminder to evaluate your computer security protections. Aprils Fools is a favorite day for releasing computer malware that is no joke. I have researched VPN services and have one to recommend to you. Here's why you need a VPN subscription.Other users of a WiFi hotspot don't have to be computer geniuses to...

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Do You Have a Security Gap?

Do You Have a Security Gap?

Do you have a gap in your defenses against computer disasters? You can protect against a common threat by *creating* a gap!  Not all gaps are bad. A gap...

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