Recognizing and Removing Malware

Even though we’ve taken steps to protect our computers, sometimes malware can still get on our computers: it could be someone else used our computers, or maybe some clever new piece of malware tricked us into installing it. In any case, there are several telltale signs that you’re infected, and several things you can do about it. […]

By | July 31st, 2012|Basic Tech Moves, Security|2 Comments

5 Steps to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

Everyday Google finds 9,500 new websites that are loaded with viruses or malware. With so many websites having malware and so many people surfing the internet, the risk to our computers and personal information is very real. Malware has the ability to damage and/or steal files from your computer, log the websites you visit and passwords you enter, send email as you and even allow someone to remotely control your computer. […]

By | June 20th, 2012|Basic Tech Moves, Security|2 Comments

5 Tips to Keep Malware off Your Phone

Android malware is on the rise; the number of “samples” of malware has risen from 400 in June to over 15,000 in February. A piece of malware on your Android phone has the potential to track your location, access your contacts, make calls on your behalf, monitor your activity such as when your enter your banking information for mobile transactions. […]

By | May 16th, 2012|Basic Tech Moves, Security|1 Comment