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Overview of Linux Encryption Methods
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Overview of Linux Encryption Methods

Encryption methods for Gnu/Linux allow computer owners to protect their stored data in a safe manner. Depending on the encryption method users can experience different levels of protection and performance. Different tools and system utilities are used depending on the method. In this article, we are taking an overview of the available techniques. Encryption types…

Security Tips for IoT Owners
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Security Tips for IoT Owners

As more and more IoT smart devices get vulnerable to security exploits, the associated risks of malicious infiltration get higher. The Internet of Things has started to change both the home and the corporate office, as smart devices get integrated into the environment. This article gives helpful advice to IoT device owners for better protecting…

Five Tips for Your Online Privacy
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Five Tips for Your Online Privacy

Privacy protection is one of the most controversial aspects of the Internet today. Activists and tech giants often engage in allegations against each other when it comes to the users interests. As the features of the social networks, mobile applications and computer software get updated all the time with all kinds of innovations, privacy activists…

How to Decrypt Files Encrypted by Virus Part 2
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How to Decrypt Files Encrypted by Virus Part 2

In our previous publication we introduced how typical ransomware threats operate. And while users may fall victim to different types of infected applications, there are some popular examples which continue to plague computer users worldwide. In this post we give brief information about them and investigate their behavior, intrusion sources as well as removal instructions….

Android Browser Hijackers Removal
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Android Browser Hijackers Removal

A huge chunk of our site is dedicated to the removal of browser hijacker.. The crapware game is getting pretty lucrative and profits for pay-per-install adware are in the millions. It’s not surprising that the malvertisers are going want a piece of the ad pie on Android. Browser hijackers are rarer on mobile devices than…

A Quick Guide to Facebook Security
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A Quick Guide to Facebook Security

Are you one of the 1.5 billion Facebook users? With such a massive user-base, it’s almost impossible to stay out of the social media loop. While using Facebook can be great, there are some risks inherent in all types of social networking. This article will focus on what they are and how you can deal…

Setting Up a BitLocker startup PIN
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Setting Up a BitLocker startup PIN

Setting up passwords is one of the most effective and simple means to increase your cyber-security. You can, of course, use the traditional Windows password that’s imputed once Windows loads, but it less secure. The better option is to set up a BitLocker boot-up password, which is more effective because it has to be entered…

A Quick Guide to Android Security
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A Quick Guide to Android Security

Did you know that Android holds the largest install base of any operating system on the planet? That’s right; there are more devices that use Android than Windows or any other OS. The system is also one of the most open. While that’s good for developer freedom, it also means that some crooks might take…

How to Check for RАМ Problems
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How to Check for RАМ Problems

Hardware diagnostics are something important that a lot of us often neglect. Users get so focused on the software side of things, that they ignore the maintenance of the “machine” part of their computer. It’s easy to forget about it while your PC runs smoothly, but if you leave it for too long, your computer…