Tips to Bring You PC up to speed

Tips to Bring You PC up to speed

When you turn your system on, is it so slow to start up? Do you have time to brew a cup of coffee while it starts up? Or maybe take a jog around the block while waiting for a program to execute? The performance of your PC can be affected by lots of things, here are a...
Buying a new computer? – Read this first!

Buying a new computer? – Read this first!

Getting a new computer is a lot like ordering pizza: You might think it’s fairly simple until you realize the many choices you need to make. Aside from figuring out your budget, here are a few pointers to help decide the right system right for you. What you plan...
How you can protect yourself from Telemarketing Scammers

How you can protect yourself from Telemarketing Scammers

It seems that every day you hear of some new scam or other. Just last week it was a call from Microsoft (or so they told you) that tells you that your computer has been hacked or been infected by some sort of virus. It proceeds to ask you for some personal information...
Computing’s next frontier – Harnessing Creativity

Computing’s next frontier – Harnessing Creativity

The Penn State researchers were recently awarded a grant to teach computers to generate original design ideas and to determine their technical feasibility. This initiative has been envisaged in the interest of national security, to give the United States a competitive...
What You Need To Know About CPU & GPU Miner Trojans

What You Need To Know About CPU & GPU Miner Trojans

Here’s all that you need to know about CPU Miner & GPU Miner Trojans! These Trojans utilize your computer’s resources without your knowledge or permission to mine crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Monero, DarkCoin, and others. While using a miner to mine a...
3 Types of Cyber Criminals to Watch Out For

3 Types of Cyber Criminals to Watch Out For

Not too long ago, a typical hacking scenario involved a lone attacker or maybe with some friends working late into night high on soda and pizza, looking for public-exposed IP addresses. When they found one, they broke in using a multitude of vulnerabilities and...
How to Cure an Infected (Windows) Computer System

How to Cure an Infected (Windows) Computer System

If your computer has fallen prey to a computer virus or been otherwise compromised by hackers, the best course of action will be to wipe the computer and reinstall your operating system and programs. However, this is not practical in most cases – due to the presence...
9 Tips To a Secure Network Environment

9 Tips To a Secure Network Environment

Following the tips given below can tighten your computer’s security. If you are new to this, you can use these as a security checklist. Upgrade Your Operating System Many businesses employ an “if it ain’t broke, don’t mess with it”...
5 Tips for Improved System Security

5 Tips for Improved System Security

One of the prime objectives of the National Security Agency (NSA) is related to electronic espionage, so it’s only natural that it knows a thing or two about network security. These are their recommended best practices for securing a network. Some of these may seem...
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