Browsing articles tagged with " PC security"
May 9, 2019

Everything you need to know about Windows updates

Understanding the different monthly security and quality updates for Windows, and how they’re getting more efficient.  — Thanks to TechRepublic for this informative blog!

Since October 2003, the second Tuesday of the month has seen a slew of fixes and updates for Windows — but those aren’t the only updates that come out for Windows every month.

Jan 16, 2011
Valerie Hayworth

3 Hair-Raising Facts About Your PC


These are 3 things about your PC that will raise your hair on end:

  1. Your computer’s operating system begins to “rot” the minute you start working on it
  2. Viruses leave damage on your operating system, even after they are deleted
  3. Moving files and folders rearranges the “logic” of your computer, resulting in instability and crashes

    However, the good news is Reimage’s online PC repair program deals directly with all 3 problems!

    What does it diagnose?

    • Performance & stability problems
    • Security issues
    • Windows “rot”

    How does it work?

    Oct 26, 2010
    Valerie Hayworth

    4 Ways to Keep the Ghouls & Goblins Away From Your PC


    The Ghouls – Internet Hackers

    “Hackers are attacking PCs with Internet access every 39 seconds.”

    - Hackers Attack Every 39 Seconds – James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland

    The Goblins – Free Downloads

    Based on last month’s poll results, it’s pretty clear that the majority of voters, that is, 58% of you wait for feedback from trusted sources before you update your browser. But how do you decide if a “trusted source” is to be trusted? What should you look for?

    May 19, 2009

    New Malware Targets Small Businesses

    Computers that are not connected to the Web are also in danger… read more.