Stop Windows 10 Reminders

Over the last few weeks, Microsoft have released figures showing that Windows 10 is the fastest ever uptake of any Windows software.  Not at all surprising considering there are more computers being used than ever before, Windows 7 in the main operating system on over half of the world’s computers & Windows 10 being free for anyone running a genuine version of Windows 7 or above. There is another reason. Microsoft is being very pushy about it. In their quest to have everyone usin.

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Spyware Explained

Spyware is a term used for software that spies on your computer and your computer habits. Spyware is a major threat to a computers user and the network it’s connected to. In some cases, spyware will be installed on your computer as a bundle from a trusted program. For example, popular torrent software uTorrent is known to install spyware on your computer as part of its own install. The end goal for spyware is theft. Sometimes it could be as simple as an e-mail address or contact list to be.

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Adware, The Annoying Fact of Computers.

Adware is not considered a destructive form of Malware like Ransomware is. It’s not even stealthy like spyware is. Adware is the most annoying and in your face type of malware there is. Have you ever been the victim of countless popups, or ads that don’t belong on your screen? I would say almost everyone has at some point been in contact with a computer with Adware. Even in its simplest form. Google, Youtube, Facebook are 3 of the largest websites in the world, and they use a form of.

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Whats a Rootkit?

In terms of difficulty, removing a rootkit virus from your computer is right up there. A rootkit is a virus that hides in plain sight on your computer by mimicking a real file used by the operating system making it very difficult for scanners to spot them. Even the most experienced technicians can sometimes fail to identify a rootkit virus. Sometimes the best practice for a root kit virus is to wipe the hard drive clear and re-install everything. A rootkit virus can be a very scary prospect. He.

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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware can be one of the most dangerously brutal forms of Malware threats out there these days. Ransomware has the ability to destroy your files and hold you to ransom for a magical unlock. A company that makes Ransomware effectively looks for vulnerabilities and installs its self on your computer without warning or permission.  If your computer has been infected with Ransomware such as Crypto Locker, Petya, Crowti,  Reveton, TorrentLocker, KeRanger, Cryptowall or RSA4096, there&rs.

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