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How Do I Know If I Have a Virus on My Laptop or Desktop Computer

The symptoms of a virus will depend on what that virus has been designed to do, but there are also certain things to look out for that are typical of this type of malware. -Noticeably slower or poorer performance -Browser redirections and un...
Author: Trey Williams
Tuesday, October 1, 2019



Password Protecting Folders and Files

Depending on what device and operating system you’re using, there are various ways to password protect and/or encrypt the files you want to keep private. MS Office makes it really easy to add a password...
Author: Trey Williams
Saturday, November 30, 2019



What Does a Firewall Do?

When your private information is under threat, a firewall is your first line of defense. It is a tool used to filter network traffic between your home/company network and the internet.
Author: Ian Musyoka
Saturday, December 28, 2019



How to Get Rid of Computer Pop-Ups

No computer has immunity against pop-ups regardless of the preventive measure taken to prevent them. However, by improving your network security and limiting the kind of exposure they have on your device, you can control a significant number of them.
Author: Cate Greff
Sunday, January 12, 2020



How to Remove Malicious Software

Disconnect your computer from the internet. If you suspect that malware has infected your device, you need to boot your PC into Microsoft Safe Mode. However, before you enter safe mode, you need to access the Windows Recovery Environment (winRE). Th
Author: Delilah Daut
Monday, January 13, 2020



What Happens When a Site I Use Gets Hacked?

When the security of the website you use gets breached, it means that a malicious intruder has gained access to sensitive data. This leaves your information vulnerable to theft or misuse.
Author: Ian Musyoka
Wednesday, January 29, 2020



Do I Really Need To Care About My Privacy Online?

When the privacy of your Internet activity is in question, be very afraid. Your information, be it financial or personal, is of high value to cybercriminals. In this era, consumers are more than willing to share their private information just for...
Author: Ian Musyoka
Sunday, February 2, 2020



What Are the Signs a Website Has Been Hacked?

When your website is hacked, a number of signs can act as proof. You may notice a shift in your web performance, web traffic, broken code, or even a change in content. Regardless of the host, every website has the possibility of being hacked if...
Author: Ian Musyoka
Saturday, February 8, 2020



How to Change your Wi-Fi Password

Here, you will learn how to access your router's web interface and change your Wi-Fi Password in a few, simple steps!
Author: Charz
Wednesday, October 14, 2020



What is Ransomware How it Works and How to Remove it

Ransomware is short for Ransom Malware, a unique type of malicious computer program that targets the victim computer files. The Ransomware usually encrypts the victim's specific files or the entire computer files.
Author: Collins Okoth
Thursday, January 14, 2021

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