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Why Will Your Hard Drive Die?

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Why Will Your Hard Drive Die?

A hard drive crash can spoil your whole day, or week! Why will it happen?

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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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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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Your Computer Has Holes

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Your Computer Has Holes

Your computer has holes that viruses can exploit. You can defend against them, but traditional antivirus software won't do the job. In 2016, Microsoft identified and patched over 100 holes each in Windows 10, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and the Microsoft Edge web browser. In addition, over 80 vulnerabilties were found and patched in Microsoft Word and Excel. Some of the holes and vulnerabilities existed for months before Microsoft released fixes. Even if you have automatic Microsoft updates enabled and promptly reboot your computers, you have been exposed.I strongly recommend that you install advanced protection like Webroot Security. You get triple...

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Hackers Breach Home Security Cameras and DVRs

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Hackers Breach Home Security Cameras and DVRs

Hackers breached up to a million home security cameras and video recorders and used them for massive internet attacks on a number of websites.

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