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Ransomware is (Still) Here – Cryptowall 4 Vaccine “Fix”

cryptolocker - cryptowall

Cryptowall, the now-infamous encryption malware that locks files for ransom, has been updated.  Known as Cryptowall 4, the ransomware infects Windows machines, encrypts files, and demands users cough up crypto-cash to unlock their documents.  The new variant, thought to have been developed by Russian hackers, emakes it even harder to crack the files by scrambling file names.  While Cryptowall remains ... Read More »

How CCTV is used for Criminal Investigations

Closed circuit television (CCTV) footage can be absolutely critical in the investigation of crimes, with footage caught on camera often proving to be a decisive piece of evidence. For the investigating officers, its a time-consuming process, but one that can be crucial to the conviction of perpetrators. Originally posted 2016-02-01 19:04:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Read More »

How to Remove Malware Tips

Virus Warning

Malware is an abbreviated term that stands for “malicious software.” This malicious software is designed for the purpose of gaining access to your computer and often damage a computer without the owner knowing. What is Malware? There are various types of malware. These can include: Spyware Keyloggers True viruses Worms or any type of malicious code that infiltrates a computer. ... Read More »

Software Update Checker

Personal Software Inspector

With Secuna Personal Software Inspector Secunia PSI is FREE! Secures your pc by patching applications, scans for Insecure and End-of-Life applications, tracks patch-performance week by week, provides easy access to security patches, and detecta over… Read More »

Why You Need a VPN Today

Security is one of the primary concerns of internet users today. Hacking and data theft are among the worst fears of everyday people who work and play online. In addition to concerns over these threats, internet users are often plagued by too many targeted advertisements, restrictions, and bad connections. Virtual private networks, or VPNs, offer a solution to many of ... Read More »

Secure Chat Conversations

Setup secure conversation with Cryptocat.  Cryptocat lets you instantly set up secure conversations. It's an open source encrypted, private alternative to other services such as Facebook chat. Messages are encrypted inside your own browser using A… Read More »

Top 10 Tips to Stay Safe Online

Internet security has become a hot topic of debate today, and this really comes as little surprise given the large amounts of devastating malware attacks users are experiencing all around the globe.  Don’t allow a hacker to infiltrate your business’s personal information. Use these tips for best results and keep the hackers at bay and you and your customer’s info ... Read More »

Who is Calling Me?

Have caller ID and can’t always find a way to verify the person calling?  For years, cold calling and call spamming has been a common bad business practice for many companies.  They bombard businesses and consumers with unwanted phone calls, even though you are already on a do not call list. Here are some tips to help find out who ... Read More »

The easy way to password protect & encrypt files in Windows

Data protection legislation requires everyone, including small businesses to encrypt customer information. The consequence of failing to do so are severe consequences for the company directors ranging from fines to jail time. However, given that barely a day goes passed without a new data leak horror story, and even giants like Yahoo, with their large IT infrastructure and countless IT ... Read More »

History of Cryptology – Encryption

Learn about history of cryptology throughout the ages!   Cryptography, the use of codes and ciphers to protect secrets, began thousands of years ago. Until recent decades, it has been the story of what might be called classic cryptography — that is, of methods of encryption that use pen and paper, or perhaps simple mechanical aids. In the early 20th century, ... Read More »

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