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Ransomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Ransomware

Logging in to your computer one morning, it opens to a screen claiming the computer is locked and your files encrypted. It presents you with the option to recover your files, at an incredibly steep price. When you attempt to access one of your latest files, you see some gibberish text. Again you try to … Read moreRansomware: Do’s and Don’ts

Android Users Still Plagued by Malware

Malware is software that is designed to disable or harm a computer system. It comes in the form of computer viruses, spyware, adware, ransomware, Trojan horses, and many others. It often leads to a substantial windfall for cyber criminals. Androids have been vulnerable to malware attacks over the years. That’s because Google’s Android applications market … Read moreAndroid Users Still Plagued by Malware

5 Cases of Ransomware Attacks

You have to beware of Trojans bearing anything in the modern computer world. A growing threat to your system these days is the virus known as ransomware. Ransomware is exactly what it sounds like except that it kidnaps your important information and holds your files for ransom. Ransomware usually drops infected Trojan software into someone’s … Read more5 Cases of Ransomware Attacks

‘Cleaning Up’ Antivirus Purchasing

In a world where having your computer system hacked is as ordinary as the common cold, tech-users have found it increasingly important to acquire some type of antivirus protection. These programs are designed to prevent, detect and remove all malicious computer viruses and software, keeping your system secure. However, what happens when your antivirus company … Read more‘Cleaning Up’ Antivirus Purchasing

5 Awesome Tips That Keeps Your Computer Safe

Here at TechStarters, we’ve seen all kinds of hack attempts imaginable. From PR smear campaigns, to viruses, bugs and even attacks on vulnerable IT infrastructures. Most of these attacks can be prevented with the right steps, but more often than not, they aren’t. Why is that? It’s simple – people don’t always know how to … Read more5 Awesome Tips That Keeps Your Computer Safe