Hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and their tactics are becoming more discreet. Email scams are often used by hackers to steal personal information and, as their methods get creative, it can be difficult to tell whether an email is real or a scam.
Hackers and cybercriminals are becoming smarter, so protecting your information online is essential. Creating a strong, hard-to-guess password is the first step to keeping your computer, accounts, and devices secure.
A question that we get asked all the time here at PC Pitstop is why computers get slower over time. This can start to happen within a year after you get a new PC, but usually, it happens in just a few short months.
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Microsoft first said it was planning to end support for Windows XP in 2007. It has since been warning consumers and businesses an upgrade is necessary to keep their computers from being run over by a train of malicious software, or malware.
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So, Justin James from TechRepublic says there are 10 Things you Have to Know to be Computer Literate. Of course, there is so much to know, and it depends on what your use of the computer is actually for that determines your capabilities, but this little list is pretty handy for general users.
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A rootkits unwanted code is used to gain control over your computer by hiding deep inside your system. Unlike most viruses or worms, it is not directly destructive, and its objective is not to spread infection as wide as possible.
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