Tag archive: computer security

Good IT practises check list – ensure the information security of your computer and your mobile devices

– April 24, 2017

Install the security updates as soon as they are available (also on your mobile devices) Always keep all of your software up to date (also on your mobile devices) Take backups of your important files! While the cloud services are pretty good for keeping your files safe, you should still have separate copies of your most […]

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Avoiding malware

– March 8, 2017

The protection mechanisms have not changed for a long time but it is good to go over them once in a while: Among malware, so-called ransomware has now become common. Ransomware is a program type that encrypts the user’s work files on the user’s local machine and sometimes also on the network disks available on the user’s computer. Decrypting the files might succeed if […]

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Be careful with your e-mail: Malicious softwares are the biggest threat to the OUAS information systems

– December 4, 2015

In past years, the various malware and viruses have not been very big disturbance to contaminated IT devices. These malicious programs have mainly showed pop-up messages/advertises in the web browser, or have changed the search engine of the browser to another. Disadvantage has been pretty trivial. Nowadays it is very common that malware infected machine […]

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