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Microsoft reveals what data Windows 10 collects from you.

 

Microsoft finally caved to the pressure to be more transparent and revealed the type of diagnostic data it collects.  Click on the picture for the details.

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How to Remove Malware

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If you’ve found malware on your system, what should you do about it? This video walks you through the steps of getting the bad stuff off your PC.


Sniff out and kick out

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Like it or not, your PC is susceptible to malware. This page will teach you how to locate the bad stuff, then remove it from your system.

Click on the Skull and Cross Bones to Sniff out and kick out Windows malware for free.

 

For videos on how Sysinternals Process Explorer works click on the YouTube link below.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Sysinternals+Process+how+does+it+work

 

For a video for how VirusTotal click on the video below.


IRS: security over accessibility?

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“. . . National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson expressed concerns that the new features would block honest taxpayers. The IRS has now confirmed that the revamped tool requires an email address, multifactor authentication via text messages and specific financial information such as credit card or loan numbers”

Click on picture for full article. 

 


VIKING …… oh oh

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New Android malware poses as popular game, but enlists phones into botnet

The malware has evaded Google Play’s malware scans for weeks.

At least five instances of the app have so far been able to evade Google Play’s malware scans for almost a month, since it was first submitted to the app store.

When the user installs the app, it will automatically join a botnet — a network of devices controlled by an attacker — which disguise ad clicks to generate money

http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-android-malware-poses-as-app-joins-device-to-botnet/ 


Two-Step

If you shop on Amazon, for your business or personal needs, you need to enable two step authentication immediately.

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You should immediately set this up.

How does it work?

If you’re unfamiliar with two step authentication, it’s actually quite simple to understand.

Click on picture of Amazon with the lock (above) for more info.