Antivirus Software Isn’t 100% Effective
You probably already know that installing an antivirus software program and keeping it up to date is a critical step in protecting your computer. This essential software uses virus signatures provided by software vendors to look for malware and stop it before it infects your PC (or Mac).
What you may not be aware of is that antivirus software does not offer total protection against malware infection. In fact, today’s malware authors will often use widely-available crypting services to ensure that their malware is completely undetectable by the majority of the antivirus software on the market.
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Nowadays more and more people are consuming entertainment through Internet-based streaming services rather than through traditional cable/satellite television service.
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Cyber security, also referred to as information technology security, is the act of protecting data and information systems from unauthorized access, unlawful modification and disruption, disclosure, corruption, and destruction.
Implementing good security practices doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive, however. This blog post focuses on a few easy ways that you can improve your cyber security.
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The following changes to our pricing policy will take effect March 1, 2017:
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I’m happy to announce the launch of our new website: https://silvercomputer.net
To better understand the improvements featured on our new site, we should first take a moment to discuss some of the failings of the old website: http://silverleafcs.com
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Client Name: (business name removed)
Service Details: Business client, on-site consult, on-site support
Problem and Request: Client reported that they were seeing “ransom” messages appear on their computers, and that they couldn’t access files because they had been locked by a virus. They needed help restoring access to their files and securing their IT environment.
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HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: We will be closed for the holidays between December 19, 2016 and January 1, 2017. Normal business hours will resume starting January 2, 2017.
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The following changes to our products, policies, and pricing will go into effect starting December 5, 2016:
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By now, chances are you’ve probably heard about the massive cyber attack against a major U.S. internet company that occurred on Friday, October 21, 2016.
The DDoS attack brought down large parts of the web and was one of the biggest on record. Now many people are now asking: who was responsible?
Continue reading “DDoS Attacks: Securing Your Connected Home and IoT Devices”