Category: Computer Security

Top 5 Reasons to Use Data Backup Services

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by

Your data is constantly at risk. Power outages and surges, computer viruses, and mechanical damage can all occur without warning and wipe out data at any time.  Online data backup protects your valuable data from loss. Anyone who uses computers can benefit from this service, but certain scenarios require data backup more than others. Below […]

Where Does Spam Come From?

Posted on: October 10th, 2012 by

After a while, it’s almost inevitable that your email inbox will start getting spam. The more deals you sign up for and the more websites you register on make your email address more and more public. But where does all that spam come from? Spam, also called “unsolicited commercial email,” actually comes from a variety […]

Worms and Viruses and Bears, Oh My.

Posted on: September 28th, 2012 by

A computer worm is different than a computer virus. Yes, they are both self-replicating, but a computer virus is not always self-contained. This means that a computer virus can sneak into other system files and keep spreading and infecting files within that targeted computer; a virus depends on other files to spread. On the other […]