Ransomeware holds your data for ransom by encrypting it then demanding a payment to unencrypt it. This is a crime. Here are my notes on the recent WannaCry (WannaDecrypt0r, Wanna Decryptor) ransomware.
When home PC users complain that their PC has gotten slow, the first thing that I suspect is junk software has clogged their system. Here is my recommendation for a quick fix (install and run MalwareBytes) and my thoughts on malware and malware removal in general.
Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This is not the end of the world for people still using Windows XP but Windows XP users need to be extra careful to stay safe […]
Java is a security problem child for computers. Do you need it? Is it running on your PC? Java running in your browser is a dangerous security problem now. Java […]
Check the calendar, if it is the second Wednesday of the month, Microsoft probably did it. And this is a good thing. Once a month, Microsoft sends out security patches […]