6 Ways to Stay Safe on Public Wifi

6 Ways to Stay Safe on Public Wifi

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There's a lot of misconception in regards to the internet and security in the IT world. This is especially true when it comes to "What's safe?" and "What's Dangerous?". Obviously this is a lot to take on in a single post so we're going to focus primarily on unsecured, open Wi-Fi networks. These are networks that you would find in a restaurant, coffee shop, supermarket, some hotels and even some airports. Since the network is open, this allows for everyone to connect, even people who want to spy on your activity, or even steal your information. They can steal it using a variety of programs. The computers or devices connected are typically already infected/compromised, or worst case scenario, the hot spot you are connected to is malicious and used to…
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7 Ways to Keep Your Computer & Info Protected

7 Ways to Keep Your Computer & Info Protected

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Today we will be going over what steps you can take to keep your computer clean, protected and safe. After all, you probably spent quite a bit of money on your machine so you should take care of it! Protecting the information that you store in your investment will allow you to remain safe from intrusion and fraud. The general consumer checks on their various social media outlets to see how their friends/family are doing. Checks on their online-banking or credit card statements. Sometimes even fills out government or high-level forms that requires them to type in their social security number! From this simple list alone, if your information were to fall into the wrong hands, someone could easily see or do the following: Social Media: If someone steal your…
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16 Ways to speed up your computer

16 Ways to speed up your computer

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As hardware progresses over the years, so too does the software we use. It’s always good to know how to keep your PC Clean and quick. Upgrading to Windows 10 is the best way to go about this as it has massive performance boosts in comparison to the beloved Windows 7 or its predecessor, Windows 8/8.1. When you get a new computer/laptop, it always runs quickly but as you use it more, and start installing all those important programs onto it, you may notice your computer/laptop becoming sluggish. Making your device as close to brand new as we can get is the goal of this article! If you’re uncertain, or uncomfortable with any of these steps, give us a call or send us an email and we’ll help you out…
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