Category Archives: security

Lock in your 25GB free cloud storage

This week has brought some changes in the retail cloud storage scene. Google has come out with its Google Drive, offering 5GB of free space, and Microsoft has revamped the terms of service of its Skydrive facility. MS used to … Continue reading

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Act NOW to give your computer maximum resale value

There are a few steps you can take now that will enable you to get maximum value when it comes time to sell your old computer. Yes, that bright shiny cutting-edge machine you have will someday be yesterday’s model and … Continue reading

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Free local encryption of cloud storage: a second candidate

In my article, Secure, Free Online Backup, I described how to automatically encrypt your files before they are uploaded to an online storage facility. In review, it’s quite easy: Subscribe to an online storage site. The market leader for consumer … Continue reading

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Sharpen your anti-phishing skills with this quiz

As I repetitively say, the Internet is an increasingly dangerous place. We shouldn’t have a spirit of fear, but we need to be aware of the dangers and learn how to protect ourselves. One of the most favored ways the … Continue reading

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Back up your computer to prevent a data loss disaster

The need to back up data Like it or not, we are becoming more dependant on computers as time goes on. There’s a lot to like about that – when things are working correctly. But when things stop working, our … Continue reading

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Secure, free online backup

I have found an excellent way to back data up to the cloud with full security, and to do it for free. I have been looking for a solution to this problem for some time, and now I have found … Continue reading

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