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WhatsApp® Encrypts Your Text Messages

I have blogged extensively over the last couple of years about proactive security measures one can take to protect themselves from Ransomware and hackers using a commercial firewall router, VPN’s, and upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows...

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Phishing Scam Prevention 101

According to Verizon, 30% of phishing messages get opened by targeted users.  In 2018, experts predicted phishing scams would cause damages exceeding $9 billion. This is a huge increase from the $5.3 billion in damages that occurred in...

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Is Your Computer Sluggish?

Does your computer take a few seconds to catch up to your clicks or keystrokes?  Is it slow to startup?  Does it seem sluggish and take forever to retrieve a doc?  If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  RB’s Computer...

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70 State & Local Governments Hit by Ransomware in 2019

  Over the last couple of years, I have reported in my blog about ransomware attacks and offered solutions to prevent them.  In one blog I highlighted a local health care provider in the Elk River, MN (read blog) that fell victim to...

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Recycle your computer with a purpose and caution

Recycling an obsolete or outdated computer provides an opportunity to protect your local landfill and possibly provide a kid on the other side of the globe with access to one.  It is estimated 262.54 million computers were sold in 2017...

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