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How To Keep Your WordPress Account Secure

by Barbara J. Feldman May 19, 2010

WordPress is an excellent blogging platform. Its popularity, however, makes it a frequent target of hackers trying to gain access to blogs for nefarious purposes. Choosing a secure admin password is just one thing you can do to foil them. Learn about the others at these WordPress security articles from Mashable, WPSHOUT, and Wordprezzie.

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Do You Need to Reformat Your Computer to Remove Spyware?

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2009

Spyware can be a royal pain in the butt and you may have a spyware problem without even knowing it. Most spyware infestations hide on your computer causing system instability, memory problems, sluggish performance and very slow internet performance. It has been estimated that roughly ninety percent of computer systems are infected with spyware or […]

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Keeping Your Computer Updated for Online Safety

by Barbara J. Feldman March 19, 2008

You have always heard the phrase “safety first” when it comes to driving or operating machinery. You always want to wear a seatbelt and have a working engine before you operate a vehicle. You want to make sure you have a parachuting checklist when going skydiving. Using the Internet on you computer is no different. […]

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Tips For Protecting Your Computer From Intruders

by Barbara J. Feldman February 21, 2008

While computers provide users with the opportunity to organize and send information in ways never before imagined, they also provide opportunities for intruders to take advantage of you through stealing the information that you store on your computer. But there are certainly ways that you can minimize your risks and protect your computer from intruders. […]

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What Is A Firewall And Why Is It Important?

by Barbara J. Feldman September 25, 2007

An Internet firewall is a device that is designed to protect your computer from data and viruses that you do not want. A firewall is so called because of the real firewalls used to secure buildings. A physical firewall is a set of doors that closes in a building so as to contain a fire […]

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