Preventing Cryptolocker and Ransomware in 4 steps

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 are the Four major things to do in order to prevent crypto locker with two additional options.

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Computers, tablets and Laptops, How old it too old?

This is a question I get all too frequently, “can’t you just make my computer last a little longer?” or some version of that.

Ladies and gentlemen, I hate to break the news to you, technology changes! Yes, I know that is a startling statement, however it is true. Moore’s Law states, correctly, that circuitry and thus technology’s abilities double every two years.

The vast majority of you buy a new phone every 2 to 3 years because “it can do more”, well so can your computers. Continue reading