$300 To Decrypt Your Files??

CryptoLocker Ransomware demands $300 to decrypt your files

If you use your computer every day and rely on it for your work then you’re well aware of all the threats from viruses and malware. CryptoLocker, is a new ransomeware which has begun making it’s rounds a few months ago.  What makes this one particularly nasty is it’s ability to cause you to lose…

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You Think Your 16 Character Password is Secure? Think Again…

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So you think using a 16 character strong password is enough to keep hackers out of your website?  Well thanks to a new program that’s simply not the case.  A team of hackers using nothing more then an over the counter gaming computer with a single AMD Radeon 7970 graphics card was able to crack…

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WordPress Security Plugins Worth Using

Let’s talk about WordPress security plugins.  The thing I love about WordPress is how easily custom features like security protocols can be installed.  Besides keeping your admin user name and passwords secure there are a couple other pretty important features that the plugins I’m going to discuss today cover exceptionally well.  And the best part…

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How To Remember All Those Passwords

One of the biggest problems I ran into and I’m sure everyone else does, was trying to create good passwords and then remembering them.  We all know you should be using a 12 or more character password that looks like your cat walked across the keyboard but really who can remember “hIKk4&ii*VE3r~”? For years I…

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Passwords

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It always amazes me what people use for passwords.  Passwords are the shield between you and all your hard work and the bad guys that want to take advantage of it. Below is a list of the top 10 most common passwords used.  Without question these are all examples of passwords you don’t want to…

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