Monthly Archives: March 2009

Free Antivirus Software

AVG Free is the program I use for my day to day antivirus protection. A comment by Steve from GRC however indicated that Avast Free discovered 50% more infections than AVG . Either way, I’d definitely install one or the … Continue reading

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PayPal – Extra Security

PayPal’s security protocol has been the subject of a lot of criticism from the “Security Now” podcast.One solution is to change your Identification Preference to a pin number instead of your social security number or the last 4 digits of … Continue reading

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Backup Your Data

Here’s a highly recommended program for backing up your data. Cobian Backup.  It’s FREE ! I do a data backup once a week and about once a month I help people who don’t backup their data and are trying to … Continue reading

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Thumb Drive Virus Protection

If you ever share thumb drives with a friend or co-worker, there’s a good chance they might infect your computer via their thumb drive. If your friend’s computer has a virus that can be transmitted via thumb drive, when they … Continue reading

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FREE Disk Imaging Software

Macrium has made available a FREE version of their disk imaging software. While I haven’t tried it, it does seem to have some pretty good reviews. Here’s the link.(click here) Backing up your hard drive is imperative these days and … Continue reading

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