July 6, 2012
We have been advising our customers and friends to make sure they check their computers for the DNS Changer malware. The news have run stories about it over the last few days and we are getting calls about how to check whether one’s computer is infected.
The easiest way to check is to simply go to http://www.dns-ok.us/ If you see a GREEN box you are clear. If you see RED you will need to remove the malicious program from your system if you don’t want to be without internet starting Monday July 9th.
You can check out one of many stories here. It includes a video demonstrating the checker above.
Give it a try and be safe!
A GREEN box indicates your systems is clear of the DNS-Changer malware. If you see a RED box, your system won’t be able to access the internet from Monday July 9th.
June 14, 2012
Not all antivirus software is the same. Occasionally, viruses go undetected risking damage to your systems or loss of information. Sophos’s free virus removal tool can be used in concert with your existing AV and it has been known to detect what others have missed. It has been updated and reissued, thanks to feedback from Naked Security readers. It now is 20% faster and has better detection and clean-up capabilities. No reason to not give it a try.
See on nakedsecurity.sophos.com via Tech Info for Real Estate
May 21, 2012
There is an incredible increase in malicious software targeting the Android OS. Using all the common-sense practices you already know is a good starting point. However, there are free resources that can help you keep your Android device free of malware. Check three free good ones here.
See on blogs.computerworld.com
Via: Scoop.it – pdxtech-info
April 18, 2012
Sometimes one needs a bootable drive as a recovery tool or just play with Linux for a bit. This great little program allows you to create a bottable thumb-drive with one of a number of Linux distros. It couldn’t get easier to make yourself one.
See on www.pendrivelinux.com
See on Scoop.it – pdxtech-info
April 16, 2012
On-the-fly Encryption for cloud storage!
BoxCryptor encrypts your files using the AES-256 standard. This makes your data secure – no matter which cloud storage provider you use.
You can access your encrypted files on all devices. There is a BoxCryptor for Windows, Android and iOS – and even support Mac OS X and Linux.
Encrypt your files the quick and easy way. Each file is encrypted individually in real-time and stored in a folder of your choice, e.g. your Dropbox folder.
Via Scoop.it – pdxtech-info – Via www.boxcryptor.com
January 31, 2012
Via Scoop.it – Tech Info for Real Estate