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What is a computer virus? How is it dangerous for us?

In today’s technology driven world everyone uses the internet to cater to their needs. The percentage of online users has increased be it for online shopping, reading, working and so on. 402 more words

Data Protection

Technology: the good, the bad and the ugly

Last week, I had to take my computer in as it just wasn’t functioning like it should.  That’s the bad. I had a virus that not only ate most of my document folders but corrupted my anti-virus program.  282 more words


How much do you love your computer?

Right this minute, we’re guessing your PC or laptop is the love of your life. Or as Whitney Houston croons in her hit 80’s song, it’s: ‘the greatest love of all’. 233 more words

General News

Computer Virus

A computer virus is a malware program that, when executed, replicates by inserting copies of itself (possibly modified) into other computer programs, data files, or the boot sector of the hard drive; when this replication succeeds, the affected areas are then said to be “infected”.  170 more words

Computer Virus

Respect the Computer

When I got my first car at age 20, I didn’t know much about vehicles or how they worked. I bought the car from an older man friend, and when, six months later, the car wasn’t running well and leaked black smoke, I asked him what might be wrong. 561 more words

Personal Or Misc.

Hackers hold data hostage in ‘Ransomware’ scam

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Hackers are holding data hostage, and demanding ransom for access to your own personal computer files in a scam called “Ransomware.” A local cyber-security expert calls it an epidemic. 397 more words