All businesses, from small to large, need a solid IT security policy that incorporates both external regulatory requirements and internal business initiatives. What should yours include?
The Internet is known to be a wealth of information on the one hand, and a seemingly bottomless pit of scams and hoaxes on the other. Since almost anyone with a computer and access to the Internet can create a website, blog, or edit Wikipedia, bogus information could be anywhere.
It may seem like ordinary Internet users bear the brunt of email spam, but businesses may be an even bigger victim. With so many email addresses present in single domains, and with email addresses for sales, support, and other functions readily available, businesses are a big & easy spam target.
Yet another colorful name for a virus is the Bloodhound virus? So what is a bloodhound virus exactly, and how do you remove a bloodhound virus? Let’s take a look and discover why it’s called that and what you can do to protect yourself or remove the virus if you have been infected.
Do you think you’re infected with the Conficker virus, but aren’t sure? Do you have a friend with out-of-date, or even no anti-virus protection and need to check if they’ve been infected with Conficker? The Conficker Eye Chart can help. Let’s see how.
If you were a regular user of MySpace in 2009, or relied on Facebook or Twitter for communication, you’ve seen some problems this year. Granted, not being able to tweet isn’t a major security risk. But for the operators of those sites, they were top targets in 2009.
At some point every user of Internet email has to deal with spam. Unwanted, unsolicited emails about seemingly anything, from advertisements for questionable products, pornography, get rich quick schemes–you name it. Some spam appears very legitimate, but can disguise an attempt at identity theft.
For a Mac user, disk problems such as disk corruption or drive errors may lead you to initialize your disk. This can lead apparently to the loss of all data on that drive. Drive formatting and partition table changes also seem to cause data to vanish. It’s not gone-here’s what to do.
Have you, a Mac user, lost data, deleted files, or have a corrupted disk? Do you know how best to recover your files and data? Let’s look at the causes of data loss and what steps to take to recover that data when we can.
You may be considering switching from a local backup solution to an online one. Or perhaps you aren’t persuaded that switching from a local solution would ever make sense because of the volume of data you have. So what are the pros and cons of online backup vs. local backup?
You have probably heard about and seen ads for several online backup solutions by now. What does it take to provide the best online backup solution? What about free online backup? Is inexpensive best? Which has the best features and performance? This article examines and compares the top three.
There may be something online you want to restrict access to. What do you do to block access to Internet applications and other things online? You can block ports to block access, and this article explains the details of how to block ports.
Vulnerability scanners help find weaknesses quickly and automatically which otherwise might have been missed. There are many excellent commercial vulnerability scanners, but some of the best are free. This article highlights some of the best free vulnerability scanners.
So you’re using Webmail, but you are worried about hackers getting access to it. If it is available anywhere in the world, it’s available to hackers everywhere in the world. So how do you stop hackers from hacking into your Webmail? This article provides help to prevent Webmail hacking.
If you need secure, private, verifiable email, encrypted end-to-end, and want it for free, is that possible? Free secure email is available, and there are several ways to get it. Since traditional email service with email clients or webmail is not secure by default, these are valuable services.
So you managed to get infected with a virus. And not just any virus, but a Trojan horse. Well then, we know how you got it, now you want to know how to get rid of it. This article will explain what you need to do to rid yourself of that Trojan horse virus.