Online Security

What is Ransomware?

Posted On: December 22, 2017

Ransomware infects your computer with malicious software and locks it, demanding a payment to have it unlocked. It encrypts your computer files and scrambled their contents so that you are unable to access it without the decryption key. In order to get the decryption key, though, you must be a ransom fee. Once the ransomware […]


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How to Avoid Email Scams

Posted On: November 17, 2017

Email scams frequently come in the form of phishing, which is a type of online identity theft. Fraudsters attempt to trick users into entering their personal information into unsecured, illegitimate websites. Phishing scams come in the form of pop-ups and spam emails and can be difficult to detect. Once the cybercriminal has your personal information […]


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5 Tips on Creating Secure Passwords

Posted On: October 13, 2017

On almost every website you visit and create a password, they tell you to choose a strong password. You should know by now that it is a bad idea for you to have one password that you use for everything. But how do you choose a strong password that is new and that you will […]


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How to Protect Yourself from Internet Scams

Posted On: September 8, 2017

The Internet is an amazing place and is literally an inexhaustible source of information. However, with the great power that comes with the web, also comes a great responsibility. There are people who will want to con you for money or to hack your computer to retrieve some of your personal data. As an Internet […]


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