Posts Tagged internet

Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

CryptoLocker is a ransomware trojan which targets computers running Microsoft Windows. It first surfaced in September 2013. It is one of the nastiest viruses to hit in some time. The severity is high. A CryptoLocker attack may come from various sources; one such is disguised as a […]

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5 Quick Brower Tips

5 Quick Brower Tips

1.       Take advantage of tabbed browsing – While reading any web page if you come across a link you may be interested in open that link in a new tab so it can be viewed later. A new tab can be opened by holding down the Ctrl […]

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How to Google Effectively

How to Google Effectively

Do you find yourself wading through pages and pages of results when you do a Google search? There are a number of ways to make your search more efficient and find exactly what you’re looking for quickly. 1. Either/OR Google normally searches for pages that contain all […]

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Web Filtering

Web Filtering

How are your employees using their time at work? Are you concerned that employees may be using the Internet for non-work-related surfing that can pose security threats, such as viruses, to your company network and reduce productivity? What is web filtering? Web filtering is a security solution […]

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Bandwidth Explained

Bandwidth Explained

The term Bandwidth refers to how much data is sent (uploaded) and retrieved (downloaded) from one source to another through the internet. Bandwidth is a term commonly used by both Internet Service Providers (ISP), and Website Hosting Providers to track and limit the data that is transferred […]

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What is Dropbox?

What is Dropbox?

So what exactly is Dropbox? Dropbox is a file synchronization/backup service.  How would one use Dropbox? A basic example would be to install it onto two computers and have the contents of folders synchronize between each computer. This is nice and easy. You can just throw in […]

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Extend Your Wireless Signal

Extend Your Wireless Signal

So you have a wireless network, but you can’t seem to sit in the backyard and surf the internet, relocate the kids’ online computer gaming sessions downstairs, or move up into your elaborate office in the attic. All because you can hardly get a wireless signal in […]

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Website Security

Website Security

Browsing the internet can be a very dangerous place. Every day you hear about groups or people who somehow manage to get individuals personal information. It makes you wonder how secure your web browsing can be. It makes you ask questions when you are checking bank accounts […]

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Home Security and the Internet

Home Security and the Internet

Some people live with the illusion that they have protected their home networks from internet attacks by purchasing a firewall.  Manufacturers even promote this by identifying their products as firewalls. Sadly, most users are not protected by a firewall, but by the simple router.  What’s the difference […]

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Mmm Cookies…

Mmm Cookies…

A cookie is a small file created by a web browser at the request of a web site, which is then stored on your computer. Cookies typically store user-specific information or preferences, such as selections in a form, shopping cart contents, or authentication data. Web browsers will […]

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