Do you know the signs of a computer infection? There are thousands of spyware and adware programs on the Internet that can cause serious damage to your computer, and you need to know how to detect these threats.
Here are some tell-tale signs of infection:
* If pop-ups with your name begin to appear on your computer screen, your system is likely infected. These pop-ups can even appear when the computer is not connected to the Internet, or when the browser is not open. Read more . . .
Have you ever felt the pain of attempting data recovery from a failed hard drive? When your hard drive crashes, the search is on for data recovery techniques.
Data recovery due to failed hard drive is one of today’s multi-million dollar industries. In fact, reports suggest that the number of data recovery and failed hard drive firms out there may exceed the number of fast food restaurants! These are specialized companies that exist for the sole purpose of helping their clients recover data from their failed hard drives.
If your computer crashes and data is lost, there is one question that will immediately come to mind: “What is the secret to getting my data back?” Read more . . .
When spyware was initially introduced to an unsuspecting world, it was little more than a nuisance. Now, those prying eyes are like Trojan horses, waiting to extract personal data from your computer. You don’t need an expert to inform you why you need spyware protection. But we are experts, so you might as well listen!
The problem with today’s spyware is that it is becoming increasingly hard to detect. Sneaky spyware designers are getting better and better at concealing their deceptive and clever codes , and they are using different routes to plant spyware. The spyware can get in your computer through an e-mail, like a virus. It may be installed with a downloaded file or even a device driver file. Some spyware is disguised as banner ads. You can’t be too protected. Read more . . .
Who hasn’t heard of the term “Bluetooth” nowadays? Have you noticed how almost every electronic gadget has it? And if you are not “tech-savvy”, then perhaps you are at a loss as to what it actually refers to and how it really works.
Bluetooth technology was created by several companies (such as IBM, Intel, Ericsson, and Toshiba) that formed a “special interest group” so that they can find a way to connect their products. This also indicates that the Bluetooth technology is not owned by a single corporation. Read more . . .
Learning to use a computer is easy. Learning how to use a computer securely and safely, however, sometimes take a lesson in harsh reality. If your computer has never fallen prey to a virus, consider yourself very, very lucky. Take steps now to protect your investment against threats or even destruction.
All computer users, specifically those who frequently use the Internet, are subjecting their computers to viruses. There is a constant threat of hackers, phishing, adware, Trojans, spam, spyware, scammers, and many more destructive viruses. Once you connect to the web, your computer and files are at serious risk and vulnerable. Without proper computer virus protection, your computer can be rendered virtually useless in just a blink of an eye. Read more . . .