Tag Archives: Windows

WanaCrypt0r 2.0: Worst Ransomware epidemic yet

When Microsoft releases a security update for WindowsXP know that things are bad. Among the best information I’ve read comes from the Avast blog as it’s condensed and concise enough to be downright interesting. What does MS have to say? … Continue reading

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Cheetah Mobile: Hacking Team can remotely control computers and smartphones

http://www.cmcm.com/blog/en/security/2015-07-17/685.html No matter what follows please believe that this data breach is bad for many but – in motivation – could someone have been trying to right a wrong? Maybe, more below. First the confusing irony, a surveillance company called Hacking … Continue reading

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Avast blog » Ransomware holds eSports players hostage

Online gamers be aware, you are being targeted and it’s not just Windows users. Backup important files often and off-device/off-network – as network devices can be attacked – update antivirus, system and programs especially JAVA, PDF readers, Flash, browsers, etc. … Continue reading

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Ccleaner and Spybot not playing well with Windows 7

Twice I have had to use my netbook’s factory restore to correct a problem caused by Ccleaner, one of the most thorough and free registry utilities available. I hate to go back on a previous recommendation but it is possible … Continue reading

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Spotify users, get Equalify

Ever wished that Spotify had an equalizer? Equalify is just that, a visually active, ten-band equalizer with pre-amp level and limiter controls. There are useful presets and has storage for personal settings. I highly recommend it especially if you are … Continue reading

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Windows keyboard shortcuts save time

Who doesn’t like saving time even if it’s just fractions of a second at a time. Multiplied out tens or hundreds of times it can add up. In many cases it’s quicker to raise both hands and stroke keys than … Continue reading

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