Sept 26th, 2017 Update: Yesterday this appeared on Bleeping Computer: Avast Publishes Full List of Companies Affected by CCleaner Second-Stage Malware https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/avast-publishes-full-list-of-companies-affected-by-ccleaner-second-stage-malware/ Bleeping also put out a nice article from the 22nd, containing a nice summary if you’re just catching up on the news (because of course more has emerged since our last update, and we shouldn’t […]
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For clarification on our previous post regarding the red X button: The article was about the red X because that’s what most people know, but it also applies to closing an application in any standard method not involving any actual force-terminate means. This includes the red X in the top right of the ‘window’ or form, […]
This pic describes exactly why I recommend people NEVER use the form’s X button in the event of suspected adware, spyware, MALWARE, or any other random POP-UP… DO NOT DO IT. EDIT TO CLARIFY: This article is about the red X in the top right of the ‘window’ or form, but also includes other methods such as the ALT+F4 […]
How can I consolidate my data for imaging?? Backing up to image files is largely preferred by some users because it’s a lot easier to mount files like virtual hard drives for simple searching and recovery. You would need to consolidate all your data to be backed up to one partition to make that feasible. […]
How to I get the data off my devices?? There is backup and storage space available online for free (5GB for iOS/iCloud, 15GB for Android/Google Drive, 7GB for Windows Phone/SkyDrive), but getting all your data from all your devices could be tricky. You can get local copies of all your files on your computer to […]
How do I back it up?? First, you would make sure that your disaster-recovery and backup software is selected. Both, Windows 7 and 8, applications that are integrated to can complete system-recovery images. Although, in Windows 8 it’s hidden under Control Panel > All Items > Windows 7 File Recovery. The routine to restore is […]
Where do I need to back it up to? I’m just going to guess that you don’t have a tape backup drive, you may not even have an optical drive. But, if you do, there is nothing wrong with keeping a backup, or more, on a disc. I don’t think I would do things that […]
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