Tag: Computer Security

Malvertisements: How Viewing an Ad Can Infect Your Computer

Malvertisements: How Viewing an Ad Can Infect Your Computer

| June 15, 2015

A website visitor doesn’t even need to click on a malicious advertisement to have their computer infected, simply viewing the advertisement in their browser is often enough to cause a virus to infect the computer.

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DIY Privacy Using Encrypted Containers to Hide Your Private Files

DIY Privacy Using Encrypted Containers to Hide Your Private Files

| April 25, 2015

Many modern operating systems provide ways to secure user data through encryption, but what about files that you need to carry with you on a thumb drive or transfer to someone over email?

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Identity Theft Protection – Stay Safe With These Tips

Identity Theft Protection – Stay Safe With These Tips

| November 30, 2013

Identity theft is what happens when someone, a criminal, takes on another person’s identity and uses it for any purpose, often nefarious or for personal gain.

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