Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access
to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.
Malware is software that is intended to damage or disable computers
and computer systems.
Scareware malicious computer programs designed to trick a user into
buying and downloading unnecessary and potentially dangerous
software, such as fake antivirus protection.
Adware is software that automatically displays or downloads
advertising material (often unwanted) when a user is online.
Rootkit is a stealthy type of software, typically malicious, designed to
hide the existence of certain processes or programs from normal
methods of detection and enable continued privileged access to a
Phishing is the activity of defrauding an online account holder of
financial information by posing as a legitimate company.
Spearphishing is an e-mail spoofing fraud attempt that targets a
specific organization, seeking unauthorized access to confidential
Follow Microsoft @safer_online
For being a free software, it has a lot of useful bells and
whistles that’ll keep your PC running smoothly. Microsoft
Security Essentials also offers coverage (for free) to
multiple computers, and small (10+ computers)
businesses. Stating that the idea of being safe and
maintaining your PC’s health is their prime concern.
Offsite (“cloud”) backups are fine, but are you really capturing all your data?
Use the built-in Windows Backup that captures, not only your data, but it also
creates an image of your entire machine, including the operating system (I bet
you don’t remember where you put the recovery disk and license keys for the
original machine), programs, documents, photos, videos, music files, your
browser favourite AND your passwords!
Go out and buy yourself an external backup drive like a Seagate Backup Plus or
a Western Digital My Passport
What isCRM? Customer relationship management (CRM) is a model for
managing a company’s interactions with current and future
customers. It involves using technology to organize, automate, and
synchronize sales, marketing, customer service, and technical
OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) for Business is personal online
storage for a company’s employees. It’s the place where people
can store, sync, and share their work files across multiple
devices with ease and security. With OneDrive for Business you
can collaborate with others in real time right from within Office
and edit documents from virtually anywhere via a web browser
in real time using Office Online.