Phishing Scams (We’re Not Talking about the Lake Here)

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Phishing is a fraudulent scam in which hackers or scammers attempt to fraudulently obtain information from you for malicious reasons. They often disguise themselves as a trusted source, like your bank, university, or service provider, and they’re looking for sensitive information, like usernames, passwords, and financial account information. They appear to be a trustworthy source, […]

What is Ransomware

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What is Ransomware? According to Wikipedia, “Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid.” Now to explain that in general terms, ransomware is a type of virus that holds your data hostage and demands payment. This type of […]

Data Recovery

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    How Can My Data Be Recovered?  What does “delete” really mean? According to the dictionary, it means to remove; cancel; or erase. Your computer doesn’t quite follow the dictionary’s definition. When you delete a file from your computer, that data really isn’t deleted entirely.   So, what happens when you “delete” a file? […]