Articles tagged: Internet Safety Book
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.
I have recommendations for specific security software and techniques in various places on the site. Here’s a short summary.
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss. I’ll look at what it means and give a suggestion for typical users.
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.
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.
I see people lose access to their important accounts all the time. Most frustrating is that it’s often their own fault that they can’t regain access.
Many hotels offer both wired and wireless internet, but along with those hotel internet connections comes a security risk most folks don’t consider.
Some malware goes to great lengths to prevent you from downloading, running, or applying a fix. I’ll tell you what steps to take.
A stolen or lost computer can open the doors to all sorts of havoc if you’re not prepared. I’ll cover a few of the basics.