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How Ransomware Spreads And How It Will Continue

How Ransomware Spreads And How It Will Continue

Ransomware is a devastating situation for anyone involved, and it’s becoming more prevalent with the recent attacks.

Ransomware is a devastating situation for anyone involved, and it’s becoming more prevalent with the recent attacks. The attacks are only spreading too, which makes things harder to defend against. It’s also hard to actually catch these attackers, because they are so skilled at what they do and there’s a variety of ways for them to evade being caught. It’s important to be aware of how you can get caught in one of these schemes, and what you can do to avoid them entirely. [Read more…]

Effective Ways To Protect Your Computer

Effective Ways To Protect Your Computer

With the amount of information we put on the internet and the threats in the cyber security universe, it’s vital to know about self-protection.

In the world of technology, access is universal. With everything just a few clicks away, things are faster than ever, but they’re also more dangerous than ever before. It’s a bittersweet development, and it’s something we have to figure out. This accessibility makes it important to have the best security techniques. With the amount of information we put on the internet and the threats in the cyber security universe, it’s vital to know about self-protection. It’s imperative that you realize hacking can affect you. Too many people think it’s just something they see in the news and will never harm them, but you can’t have that mindset. [Read more…]

The Danger In Ignoring Software Updates

The Danger In Ignoring Software Updates

Ignoring software updates could prove to be costly.

Software updates are a given when it comes to the technology we most frequently use. They’re also a nuisance though, because nobody looks forward to the time it takes to install the software update. If you do choose to ignore these updates, it could potentially harm your computer in irreversible ways. Even if it’s just a small fix, updates are designed to make your computer less vulnerable. Foregoing the update can leave you susceptible to the cyber-criminals of the world. Before you choose to ignore the next software update you see, make sure you understand the consequences of that decision. [Read more…]

The Most Frequent Hacking Tendencies to Know

The Most Frequent Hacking Tendencies to Know

Hacking is one of the biggest threats to consumers everywhere.

Hacking is one of the biggest threats to consumers everywhere. The risks of hacking were recently brought to light by the major breach of hundreds of thousands of consumers’ private information at Equifax, a major credit reporting company. While it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of such determined criminals, learning about the most common hacking techniques can educate you on what to look out for when you’re spending time online. [Read more…]

How To Be Safe With Information Online

How To Be Safe With Information Online

Whether it’s staying clear of malware or being smart with the information you put out, you need to understand the best practices.

In today’s world, nearly half of the population uses the internet. Depending on what device the access is coming from, that means a large amount of people are using computers. While they’re essential, your computer can easily be hacked and is prone to getting sick. Luckily, there are defense systems in place to thwart any such attempt. However, if you’re not careful and aware of the situation, these viruses could harm your computer. In most cases, it should not be difficult to clean the computer. In other scenarios, it could be extremely problematic, which is why you have to be careful with your approach online. Whether it’s staying clear of malware or being smart with the information you put out, you need to understand the best practices. [Read more…]

Identifying Phishing Attempts

Identifying Phishing Attempts

Phishing is when a malicious entity attempts to scam you in some way.

Phishing is when a malicious entity attempts to scam you in some way.  It could be trying to obtain your identity or money, or just putting malware on your computer.  Phishing scams run the gambit from mildly irritating to crashing your system.  Whatever the situation, you should be able to identify and prevent these attacks. [Read more…]

3 Applications that Protect Your Personal Information Online

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3 of the newest applications on the market are specifically designed to help protect your personal information while you use the internet.

Protecting your personal information online can seem like a losing battle, but there are many tools designed to make the job much easier. 3 of the newest applications on the market are specifically designed to help protect your personal information while you use the internet.

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WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak Information

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Due to the outbreak of the WannaCry crypto-ransomware malware, we wanted to make a few recommendations to help keep your environment safe.

Due to the outbreak of the WannaCry crypto-ransomware malware, we wanted to make a few recommendations to help keep your environment safe.

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How to Protect Your PC from Malware and Hackers

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Two of the biggest threats to PCs and all tech devices today are malware and hackers.  Here are some simple ways to protect your PC.

Two of the biggest threats to PCs and all tech devices today are malware and hackers. Protecting your devices from malware and hackers can seem like a full time job, but with the help of Working Nets and some proactive work, it can become a lot easier. Here are some simple ways to protect your PC from malware and hackers.

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3 Tips for Keeping Personal Information Safe While Online

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It seems like every day there is a new breach of information, hack, or virus designed to steal your personal information. There are many different ways you can ensure you’re keeping personal information safe.

It seems like every day there is a new breach of information, hack, or virus designed to steal your personal information while you use the internet. While this might just seem like the new price of using the internet, there are many different ways you can do a little extra to ensure you’re keeping personal information safe. Here are our top 3 tips for keeping personal information safe while online.

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