One of the major concerns these days is cyber security. Many people are aware and take precautions to stay safe online. But let’s admit it: it’s not easy.

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I took the test and needed to make some adjustments in the ways I run my online life. Lucky for me, the adjustments were not significant. One of the recommendations is to backup your computer regularly. It can be accomplished by obtaining a free account with Mozy and getting 2 GB of free space. When is the last time you backed up? Now it’s free, easy and automatic:

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One of the major security problems is spyware. The words “spyware” and “adware” can be very confusing. What people need to know about spyware and adware programs is that it is downloaded to your computer without your permission and it can lead you to places you do not want to go and do things you do not want to do.

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Virus to remember about: ‘URLZone Trojan’. It rewrites online bank statements after your money is stolen Read about it here

If somebody conducts a search online for you, what are they going to see? It is important to know. You can do the same. Search for your name and find out.

The web is a great environment for business and entertainment. Let’s keep it safe!