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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Keyloggers

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Keyloggers

You can't rely on a monitor privacy film to prevent other users from seeing what you type. If your computer is infected with a keylogger, the hacker who deployed it will capture your keystrokes. Also known as keyboard-capturing malware, keyloggers are a form of...

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What Is a Packet Sniffer and How Does It Work?

What Is a Packet Sniffer and How Does It Work?

Have you heard of packet sniffers? Packets are the basis on which computers and devices communicate on a network. Networks are governed by protocols, the most common of which is Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). All computers and devices on the network must follow...

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Wi-Fi: Does the Channel Really Matter?

Wi-Fi: Does the Channel Really Matter?

What Wi-Fi channel do you typically use? When setting up a wireless network in your home or workplace, you may not think much about the channel. After all, most wireless networks will work regardless of the channel, so many people assume that the channel doesn't...

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Why Your Computer Fan Runs Nonstop

Why Your Computer Fan Runs Nonstop

Fans are essential cooling components for computers. Some of them are found inside of the case, whereas others are found on the outside. Computer fans inside of the case are designed to draw cool air into the case so that it can move around the processor and other...

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5 Common Myths About Password Managers

5 Common Myths About Password Managers

Weak passwords are one of the leading causes of data breaches. A study conducted by Verizon found that four-fifths of all data breaches, in fact, are attributed to weak passwords. There are tools, however, that can create and store strong passwords for all of your...

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What Are Zombie Computers Used For?

What Are Zombie Computers Used For?

Has your computer been turned into a zombie? Also known simply as bots, zombie computers are internet-connected devices that have been taken over by a hacker. Hackers typically control them remotely without the knowledge of the computers' rightful owners. After...

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