Articles tagged: computer hacked
Hacking a turned-off computer requires a few mistakes on your part. It’s unlikely, but possible.
Malicious intent is commonly understood to be the cause of technological trials and tribulations. It’s usually the wrong assumption to make.
Image backups are excellent protection against data loss, but restoring an old backup to new computer isn’t why you do them.
When you see the list of possible hacking signs, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion your computer has been hacked. It’s usually not the case. Regardless, prevention is always easier than recovery from an actual hack.
Unless a password’s been changed, it’s difficult for a typical user to tell if their computer or account has been hacked.
Router hacking is rare, but it can happen. I’ll discuss what it is.
If your anti-malware tools removed the malware but this browser hijack keeps coming back, then you might be doing something to invite it back on to your system.