Computer Security – It Is What You Do That Counts

Remember – When it comes to computer security it is what you do that counts Email Security When reading emails you have to be very careful and be wary of these emails that contain some of the following: You have not inherited any money  Nobody is going to double your money Video links to the “dancing cat ” or jokes may contain malware  Click here to confirm your details – never do this through an email  Christmas bargains – if it seems too good to be true it probably is  Parcel deliveries – they are not tracked through a link in an email  Remember : If you don’t think it was meant for you it probably wasn’t  Why keeping Windows up to date is like locking up your house  Windows updates are your first line of defence against getting a virus or malware infection Virus and malware infections access “holes”… Read More

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What Did I Talk About On Radio W/C 12th May – Updated

Don’t Install Mystery Programs I still find clients installing ” crapware ‘ on their computers in the forlorn hope that they will provide an avenue for an improved computing experience. This is never the case as they will undoubtedly , disappoint and in most cases infect the computer with malicious software that cannot be removed through add-remove programs. In some cases they will actually pay for these programs and that means that they will undoubtedly have to cancel that credit card. Programs such as the ones listed below and ones that sound very similar are usually bogus and will cause more harm than good. Driver Update Driver Restore System Tweak Fast Clean Pro PC Cleaner Speed Up My PC Backup My PC iOS Apps Install Problems If you have a device which has apps that were bought under an Apple ID that was no longer used or by a different user… Read More

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