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Computer And Internet Security Emphasized After Cyberattack On Spamhaus

A spotlight has been placed on the need for computer and Internet security after a large-scale cyberattack on an anti-spam group affected perhaps millions of Internet users throughout the world. The attack began in March 2013. The cyberattack targeted Spamhaus, which is a volunteer organization that provides lists of spammers to email providers. These lists help the providers determine which email to mark as spam. The cyberattack appeared to be an attempt to prevent Spamhaus from updating its lists. This could result in email customers receiving more spam than usual. … Continue reading

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Computer Tech Support Not Needed To Stress-Test CPU

If you’re wanting to test the capabilities of a new CPU or one that has been overclocked, you don’t need to get computer tech support services. You can do it yourself with some software and a lot of time. To test a CPU, you will want to do what is called a stress test or torture test. This is just like it sounds. It puts the CPU through an extreme workload to see if it will fail at some point. The harder a CPU works, the more heat it generates. … Continue reading

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Try Simple Fixes Before Getting Computer Tech Support

Have you recently gotten the dreaded “Blue Screen of Death?” You may not need to get computer tech support. Try some simple fixes first before looking for professional help. Even if they don’t fix the problem, you can gain some valuable information that will help speed up the process of fixing your computer when you do get computer tech support. When you do get the blue screen, write down the error message that tells you what the problem is. These messages can be cryptic and confusing, but it may prove … Continue reading

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BK Hack Shows Importance Of Computer And Internet Security

The importance of computer and Internet security was on display when Burger King’s official Twitter account was hacked. This was reported by CNET News on Monday, February 18, 2013. The fast-food chain’s account was changed to display the name and logo of McDonald’s, which is Burger King’s biggest direct competition. The compromised account sent out tweets that included racial epithets to over 80,000 followers. It also claimed to be sold to McDonald’s because “the whopper flopped.” The Whopper is a hamburger that is sold by Burger King. The company was … Continue reading

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Computer Tech Support Now Easier Than Ever

After spending about $700 on a laptop computer, the last thing you expect is to have any kind of repairs that need to be done to it. We spend so much time researching, reading reviews from consumers and comparing laptops to see where we can get the best deal. Once you bring your product to the cash register, then you have to decide if you’re going to pay for the extra levels of computer tech support that is being offered. What started out as a $700 computer can quickly turn … Continue reading

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