Tag archive: viruses

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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Security checklist

– September 4, 2015

Now, when the action is in full swing and everyone is back from the holidays, our security officer gathered this-security checklist, particularly for the staff, but it has benefits to others too: Install any software updates, including those programs that you have installed yourself. Update the mobile device operating systems and programs. Check your own […]

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Malware is the world’s largest security threat: Users negligence is the primary cause of the spread of malware.

– February 2, 2015

Malicious programs are a constant thorn in OUAS. Infected devices are difficult to detect and correct. OUAS IT Services is constantly working to find and correct infected machines. Very often, it is found that the device has been contaminated as a result of user operations. Different firewalls, virus scanners, or any other technical things will […]

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Take care of updates and backups on your home computer

– December 30, 2014

Software updates and backups are important! To avoid losing your important files, for example your photos, you should take backups of your files on a regular basis. For backups, you can use e.g. an external USB hard drive, which you connect to your computer only for doing or restoring backups. A removable hard disk, which costs […]

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