5 Tips To Protect You From Ransomware

What is ransomware? Ransomware is an advanced type of malware that infects your computer, gains control of your files and restricts your access until you pay a ransom to have your files restored. Here are five tips to keep you safe from a ransomware attack. 1: Keep your antivirus and firewall up to date! To prevent malicious […]

Ransomware vs. Malware What’s the Difference?

What is malware? Malware is any malicious software designed specifically to infect and harm the user’s system. A malware attack typically begins by a user: Clicking on an infected pop-up advertisement; Opening an email attachment from an untrusted source; or Unknowingly visiting an infected website. The malware is then downloaded and installed on the user’s computer

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How To Create A Strong Password

Why do you need a strong password? Often times, all a hacker needs to gain access to your personal information is a username and password. The best way to keep your online accounts secure is by using strong and unique passwords. Strong passwords are hard to crack, and unique passwords safeguard your accounts should one become

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tech tip stop robocalls

Robotic callers (robocalls) are not only annoying, but can be dangerous if they trap you in a scam. Unfortunately, it’s become all too easy for illegitimate phone scammers to auto-dial hundreds or thousands of people at the same time. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), robocalls are on the rise because internet-enabled phones make it cheap

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