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Seven Privacy Tips for Facebook

 

Seven Facebook Privacy Tips

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Facebook knows you. Facebook knows your friends. Facebook knows everything! If we let it. Protecting your computer and your privacy is important.

Perhaps even more scary is that not only Facebook has access to all the personal info you put on their site, but also the apps that use Facebook to login. Here’s a few tips to get your started.

FB Privacy Tip 1: get an overview of your privacy settings

Facebook’s privacy settings are spread over a number of portions of the site. However, you can do a quick health check by tapping the padlock to the right of the Home screen and selecting Run Privacy Check Up. This will allow you see privacy settings at a glance over three key areas of Facebook.

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Seven Steps to Choose Your Gaming PC Components

 

Seven Steps to Choose Your Gaming PC Components

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For everyday PC or desktop users, specifications and performance of a desktop computer doesn’t really matter. It’s good enough with some basic RAM or CPU because most are just creating, editing, and saving office files and documents. But for a true PC computer gaming enthusiast, choosing the components of a PC is as vital as choosing your weapons before going to a battle. Only the right hardware with the most optimum performance will do. The gaming PC and its computer hardware should be carefully selected to provide absolute reliability during gaming. You also want reliable components so you don’t need regular computer repairs.

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Five Tips To Avoid Ransomware

 

Ransomware and Your Computer

Five Tips To Avoid Ransomware.

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What is ransomware?

Essentially it’s a virus that puts a computer password on all your personal files. It typically attacks photos, word and excel documents, pdfs and a variety of other files that are stored in your laptop or desktop computer. Once your files have been processed by the ransomware virus you will not be able to access them without getting the password or encryption key from the ratbag who invented it and got your computer infected. Here’s where it gets bad…

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Backup – No One Needs It.

Backup – No One Needs It...

...Until the day you do, then it’s the most important thing in the world! Backup is one of those boring things that you have to do and yet it does nothing. Not a thing. It is completely unproductive and adds nothing to you life. Kinda like insurance. All it does is cost money and doesn’t help one bit! Until… the day that you get burgled or have a fire. THEN you are really glad you were prepared.

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And ”prepared” is the key word here. While the fire is burning you can’t arrange insurance. When the bear you picked up at the local train station has already flooded your house it’s too late! And when your computer has already died, or has ransomware or there’s smoke coming from it, it’s too late.

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Vodafone Cancels Email

 

Vodafone Cancels Email Affecting Many Computer Users

Vodafone recently announced that they would be shutting down their email service, as of November 30.

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“The decision follows months of problems with high levels of spam and delayed mail. Vodafone consumer director Matt Williams said customers had told Vodafone its email service was no longer delivering the sort of experience they needed. "That's simply not good enough for us here at Vodafone" and was why it had made the decision to close the service down”

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Computer Password PWNED

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Has Your Password been PWNED?

PWNED - is a "computer speak" way of saying OWNED - as in beaten or defeated.

Has your password been hacked and used by hackers? You can find out here with this powerful tool. Best to avoid testing your most secure passwords though.

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