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What Is A Rootkit? And How Can You Get Rid Of Them?

Rootkits are a buzzword that you may have come across in your time on the computer.  Basically a rootkit is a type of malware infection designed to camouflage itself and masquerade as a system file critical to the operating system.  Thus, antivirus software may overlook the file, and if you try to remove it Windows may prevent you since even …

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How To Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

Using credit card skimmers is one of the major ways identity thieves steal a customer’s identity today. Skimmers can be placed on ATM machines, merchant credit card terminals, or other card reader locations. Criminals use these electronic devices because they are fast, accurate, and can access tones of information before they are discovered or removed. To spot credit card skimmers, …

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Four Time Saving PC Tips

Most PC users are comfortable navigating through websites, sending emails and using social networking sites. However, there are many ways to make daily PC use simpler. Following Windows PC Tips can speed up finding and accessing programs and even writing emails. While time savings for a specific shortcut may seem minimal, when many tips are used, the savings quickly become …

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A Few Microsoft Excel Tricks

While using Microsoft Excel is routine in a wide variety of settings, many people are totally confused by the program. Spreadsheets are crucial elements of any business, but the complexities of programs like Excel make people cringe. Although newer versions are, arguably, easier to use than versions of the past, they are still difficult for novice users. There are, however, …

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Keep Malware From Infecting Your Computer

Spyware, adware, worms, trojan horses and viruses are all malware, and any one of them can create problems for unwary computer users. While not all malware is going to cause significant problems, performance issues will almost certainly arise at some point. The best way to deal with malware is to avoid it whenever possible. There are a few rules anyone …

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Backup Options For Your Data

Safely backing up computer data poses a dilemma for all computer users. While it is important to back up files, there are definite pros and cons to the backup methods available. Files can be backed up using external hard drives or various cloud based services. Either of the two methods is far better than not backing up files, but computer …

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10 Computer Security Tips

If you’re looking to keep your computer safe from malware, viruses, and other online threats, then there are a few tips and tricks that you can use in order to ensure that you’re covering all of your bases.  Most of the time it’s a bit of simple knowledge about how viruses are spread, and a few things not to do …

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