Articles tagged: Internet Safety Book
How Long Should a Password Be?
For years, the standard practice has been to assume that eight-character passwords made up of sufficiently random characters was enough. Not any more. Not even close.
How Do I Remove Malware from Windows 10 or 11?
Trying to remove malware? I’ll walk you through the steps and options, from simple to hard, including the only approach that’s guaranteed to work.
How Do I Back Up My Computer?
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I’ll give a suggestion for typical users.
A One-Step Way to Lose Your Account Forever
I see people lose access to their most important accounts all the time. It’s often their own fault that they can’t regain access.
How Do I Remove Malware that Blocks Downloads?
Some malware goes to great lengths to prevent you from downloading, running, or applying a fix. I’ll tell you what steps to take.
Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed?
Many hotels offer both wired and wireless internet, but with those hotel internet connections comes a security risk most folks don’t consider.
What Security Software Do You Recommend? Basic Protection in Four Steps
My recommendations for specific security software and techniques to keep your computer, and yourself, safe.
I Run Anti-virus Software. Why Do I Still Sometimes Get Infected?
It seems like even the most up-to-date anti-malware package isn’t always enough. It’s frustrating, because you’d think it would be.