Backing Up Your Hard Drive

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  You’ve heard the horror stories from people who failed to back up their data. Family vacation photos are lost. Important tax documents go poof. A manuscript that had been in the works for years is gone forever. Can you believe that even a large portion of Toy Story 2 was almost lost due to […]

Get Ahead of Your Gaming

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  Tis the season for gaming! You’re probably seeing tons of sales on the newest games and gaming systems to buy for your loved ones or yourself. The last thing you want while bingeing on your latest or favorite game is a system that keeps malfunctioning. Whether you play casually or religiously, no one enjoys […]

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? […]