Guarding against Ransomware – for free

Would you like some protection against Ransomware without feeling as if you are paying a king’s ransom for peace of mind? In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attack a few weeks ago, I started a hunt to find some method of guarding against a future attack without having to pay for another layer of …
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Backups – they are important!

Yes, I know it’s a subject no-one likes to think about, let alone do something about I feel that I walk a narrow line with a lot of my computer support clients between nagging them and ignoring something that I know is important – backups. It’s easy enough for Mac users. Just set up the …
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Should you leave backup drives connected?

In these days of ransomware, isn’t it dangerous to leave backup drives connected all the time? Very slowly, data backups are becoming easier to keep up to date. If you buy a Seagate external drive, for instance, it will probably include backup software that you can “set and forget”. Once you’ve made your initial decsions …
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