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Entries from August 2016

USB flash drive protection

August 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Ever lost a USB “Thumb” drive? Did you worry if strangers found it what they could find? As an IT professional, I use USB drives every day. I have lost two in the last 3 years. Fortunately, I don’t keep any customer or dangerous data on them. Basically I keep my logos, some security software […]

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Tags: Security

Preventing Cryptolocker and Ransomware in 4 steps

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments

I have sent emails, tweets, posted links and articles on Facebook and so much more, all to warn you about the different crypto locker schemes out there. Apparently I failed to write a specific article on how to prevent it. Hey you Linux and Apple people, you need to be alert for this too! Here […]

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Tags: Backing up · Hardware · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms