5 Ways To Secure Your Computer

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What’s the best way to protect your computer? The answer is layered security.

At home, you protect your family and your possessions with locks, deadbolts and even bars on the doors and windows. Maybe you have a tall fence or live in a gated community. Many homeowners also have alarm systems installed to prevent break-ins.

This is the kind of overlapping security you should also have in place on your computer to protect all of the valuable information you ...

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It’s Time To Come Up With Better Passwords

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You have a password on your email account, your online banking app, and every website you shop on. Every time you sign up for an online service or social network you’ve got to come up with a something memorable that will keep your account and personal information secure.

Passwords are meant to keep you safe while you surf, but hackers are getting savvier. Some of the most ironclad systems have been breached and thieves have gained access to millions ...

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‘Petya’ ransomware attack: what is it and how can it be stopped?

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Many organizations in Europe and the US have been crippled by a ransomware attack known as “Petya”. The malicious software has spread through large firms including the advertiser WPP, food company Mondelez, legal firm DLA Piper and Danish shipping and transport firm Maersk, leading to PCs and data being locked up and held for ransom.

It’s the second major global ransomware attack in the past two months. In early May, Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) was among the organizations  Continue Reading →

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