Computer Security-How To Protect Your PC and Phone

Security
Malicious software, commonly referred to as malware, is any software that brings harm to a computer or phone. Malware can be in the form of worms, viruses, spyware, adware, trojans, and rootkits, among others. The intent of malware varies, but the most common goals include stealing protected data, deleting documents and adding software not approved by a user or stealing the data of your phone, that's why an antivirus could really help with this, other ways to protect your phone is to identify all the incoming calls, this can be done with number tracking services as gadgetcouncil online and others. Malware can cause serious damage to any business, so that’s why we’ve created this guide to help you understand what malware is and how you can protect against it. What…
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Security Best Practices, Pt. 1

Computers, Security
These days more than ever companies large and small need to remain vigilant in the face of the ever growing, ever changing face of internet security threats. Effective computer maintenance has never been more important. There was a time when simply having a reliable antivirus (AV) program on your computer was enough. Nowadays the bad guys are smarter, their tools are better, and the attack surface (amount of ways they can reach you) is greater than ever. What I hope to achieve with this series is to give you a sense of what threats are out there, without fear mongering and hysteria. As they say in the movies you watch with the netflix vpn, just the facts, ma'am (or sir). At the time the operating systems (usually Windows XP) and…
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AYS is a Counterforce Alarm and Security Dealer

Security
These days it's easy to get concerned about your personal security when reading the news on a daily basis. Home invasions, break and enter, people stealing cars. It seems that there is no end to bad people doing bad things. While it's important not to live our lives in fear, the sad truth is that there are many people out there that we do not want in our homes or places of business. Traditionally an alarm system was pretty straight-forward and simple. You put a contact on each door and window, and a motion sensor in your living room, and the system would dial the monitoring station if someone forced open a door or a window. While those traditional options still exist and are the core of the system, nowadays…
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What are IP or Megapixel Security Cameras?

Security
It is important to first seperate the 2 terms. Not all IP cameras are megapixel, but with few exceptions, all Megapixel cameras will be IP. Basically IP means "Internet Protocol". This is a term borrowed from the computer world since IP cameras are basically cameras with an on-board computer. As such they will run on Cat5 or network cable, will require network infrastructure such as switches and routers, and require a special knowledge from the installer beyond simply installing the camera and pointing and focussing. The term Megapixel refers to the quality of the picture. Standard Analog cameras are on the high end half a Megapixel, or roughly 640 X 480 Pixels. A 1.3 megapixel camera is 1280 X 1024, which is slightly better than a 720P television. At the…
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