Category : Computer Security

Force Google Chrome To Open A Website In Incognito Mode

Force Google Chrome To Open A Website In Incognito Mode

Standard web practices are changing. Websites are more regularly and forcefully tracking everything we do and everywhere we go online. While some people are okay with being tracked, many are not and there are certainly times when users just want to surf as though the web knows nothing about them. For that reason, Google’s Chrome […]

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Store Your Data Safely In The Cloud

Store Your Data Safely In The Cloud

So you’ve adopted an online solution for storing your precious data. The cloud service you’ve chosen seems to have everything you want, transmission encryption, huge storage space, inexpensive pricing plans and mobile access. The one thing missing is a layer of protection for the data once it’s on your cloud’s servers. The simple fact is […]

Bypass Windows Passwords For PC Repairs

Bypass Windows Passwords For PC Repairs

There are times when bypassing a Windows password is necessary. Maybe a PC was inherited and the password is unknown or perhaps the password has simply been forgotten. The most common reason for bypassing a Windows password is for maintenance. Kon-boot makes that possible. Technicians often work on Windows PCs which are password protected. It’s […]

Secrets Online Encryption Tool Keeps Messages Private

Secrets Online Encryption Tool Keeps Messages Private

Secrets If you’ve ever wanted to send a secret online message or at very least send something sensitive that needs to be hidden from the rest of the web, then Secrets is the web app you’re looking for. Secrets sends an encrypted email to a recipient of your choosing. In order to start, login with […]

Duqu Virus Linked To Microsoft Word Flaw

Duqu Virus Linked To Microsoft Word Flaw

Recently a new virus has popped up, labeled ‘Duqu’. The virus is similar in nature to the stuxnet virus which caused serious disturbance to Iran’s nuclear program some time ago. Duqu is thought to have been stolen code or created by those responsible for stuxnet. Determining where the virus came from is an ongoing investigation. […]

Software Picks: Top Field Questions Answered

Software Picks: Top Field Questions Answered

We’re constantly asked about anti-virus software and which ones we recommend. Along those lines we run into questions about other quality software to handle the usual PC tasks. Today we look at some of the picks we always recommend and you should be using now. Anti-virus This one is the easiest by far. Microsoft Security […]

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Online Virus Removal

What is Online Virus Removal? Online virus removal, sometimes referred to as remote virus removal, is a method of removing viruses whereby the removal process is performed by a third party via remote access or remote support while connected through the web to your computer. Often online virus removal is wrongfully thought of as removing […]

Ransomware

Infections Never Rest Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to take a look at the upcoming year in computers and technology.  This year we are starting off by shining the light on a form of infection that has recently crept back into systems.  Ransomware.   Locks Your Files A ransomware infection is your […]

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Anti-virus Letdown

If you’ve been let down recently by your anti-virus program or your pc somehow caught an infection that your anti-virus program can’t get rid of, you’re not alone. Most users have some sort of anti-virus program running on their system and for the most part they manage to keep dangerous infections from compromising computer systems, […]

6 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Anti-virus Letdown

Lay Off The Junk

Lately we’ve noticed a spike in problems stemming from the download or installation of free products. While we at GeekITDown wholeheartedly support open source products, as well as quality, free software created and maintained by generous individuals or corporations, we must urge a word of caution. I’ve Got Nothing to Lose, it’s Free! The allure […]

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