Category Archives: Data Protection

June 2016 Ransomware Attacks against MS Office 365 Users

This June saw the first ever large scale ransomware attack against users of MS Office 365.  A ransomware attack is where the bad guys gain access to your computer, then use that access to encrypt your business data and program … Continue reading

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2014 12 04 Enclave Now Offers Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus/Antimalware Subscriptions!

My constant search for more and better services has turned up another great antivirus/antimalware subscription service: Webroot SecureAnywhere Business! Enclave now offers yearly subscriptions to SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection and Mobile Protection.  Both are professionally managed by Enclave and available to business and … Continue reading

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2014 01 10 Why Enclave, Why Computer Management

SYSTEM MANAGEMENT – WHAT IS IT?  Computer system management is a rather difficult concept to convey even to those who work in a corporate environment let alone home computer users. I will do my best to describe the basics in … Continue reading

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2013 11 22 Another Great Antivirus Tool: virustotal.com

We need all the help we can get in our efforts to keep viruses and malware away from our computers.  One great and free tool is an online scanning service named VirusTotal. Upload a suspect file to VirusTotal and it … Continue reading

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2013 11 05 Basic Defense Against Viruses & Malware

This blog post is not meant to be an exhaustive list of security practices, but a simple, bare introduction to some things you can do to help secure your computer remain uninfected by viruses and other malware. I urge you … Continue reading

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2013 10 29 Caution Running Old Software

Here is an excellent description regarding security problems running old software; Windows XP in this case: http://bit.ly/17VheA3 Don’t get me wrong,  I like Windows XP.  In my opinion it was the first truly good desktop version of Windows, at least after service … Continue reading

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Security Advise – External Drives

Many people habitually leave their thumb drives, external USB drives and other external drives attached to their computer all the time.  This is not a good idea.  Here’s why… Bad guys of all kinds attempt to access remote computers – … Continue reading

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