Returning Activity

Apologies to regular readers and visitors for the lengthy period of inactivity (April – September 2018). Though some of the unavoidable reasons for the absence continue the intention is for updates to recommence soon. However, for the foreseeable future, these may be less frequent than previously. Author related articles (writing; publishing; marketing; technical; etc.) will … More Returning Activity

Computer Viruses – Antivirus & Cleaner Software

Within each of the recent Computer Viruses series of articles there is consistent advice and recommendations upon preventative actions users may take to protect their systems from infection and attack. Among these is the sensible requirement to have appropriate, valid, antivirus software incorporated. In this article not only will reference be made to some of … More Computer Viruses – Antivirus & Cleaner Software

Computer Viruses – Spyware, Keylogger, Adware

Spyware and Keylogger malware have different aims to the usual computer virus. The intent, with both, is to illegally gain user information. Adware, usually, has an alternative primary purpose as discussed within the appropriate section below. Note: As will be mentioned a number of times ‘Malware’ is the correct ‘umbrella’ term when referring to computer … More Computer Viruses – Spyware, Keylogger, Adware

Newsletters

This topic, as is often the case considering the overall intent for this website, will be approached from the perspective of an independent (indie) author. Nevertheless, much will also be of interest to other on-line entrepreneurs; small business users; etc. Note: The original intent for this article was to combine the topic of newsletters with … More Newsletters

Computer Viruses – Ransomeware & Scareware

  Note: As will be mentioned a number of times ‘Malware’ is the correct ‘umbrella’ term when referring to computer viruses. However, as, colloquially, the term virus is more readily understood, both will be used throughout discussions that relate to the topic.   Ransomeware Ransomware is just one of many different types of virus a … More Computer Viruses – Ransomeware & Scareware