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emeraldnzl

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 Is that just a peer to peer forum or are there techs there?

 

There are both. :)

 

 

 

I have started a topic in the web browser forum.

 

Best of luck. :)

 

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Here are some things that I think are worth having a look at if you don't already know about them:

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It is good security practice to change your passwords to all your online accounts on a fairly regular basis, this is especially true after an infection. Refer to this Microsoft article Strong passwords: How to create and use them.

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So many of us use Facebook nowadays. Go here for a guide to Facebook security.

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CryptoLocker Warning

There is a particularly nasty infection out there at the moment.

Go here for information about CryptoLocker Ransomeware

Download CryptoPrevent free for home use.

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Hola users warning.

If you use the Hola VPN (Virtual Private Network) you should be aware that you might be compromised. See here.
 

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To help protect your computer in the future:

If you do not already have automatic updates set then it is recommended that you do set Windows to check, download and install your updates automatically.

    * Click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update
    * Under Windows Update click on Turn automatic updating on or off
    * Check items shown to ensure you receive updates automatically. Click OK.

Be aware of what emails you open and websites you visit.

Go here for some good advice about how to prevent infection.

For some common sense advice about protecting your computer read How to boost your malware defense and protect your PC

A fun way to check your online safety literacy.

Quiz - getsafeonline

Have a safe and happy computing day!

 


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emeraldnzl

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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.


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