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

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

Websites – Hosted v Self-Hosted

Understandably, in these technologically orientated days, the topic of websites frequently arises. It therefore merits some discussion. Undoubtedly, many readers will already have knowledge of the following nevertheless, as one of the aims for this website it to assist fellow authors, especially those new to the craft, the differences between facilities and services is worth … More Websites – Hosted v Self-Hosted

Protocols

Depending upon a person’s background the word ‘protocol’ will conjure up different considerations. Historically it refers to, and still does in the right context, social and diplomatic behaviour: ‘The official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions.’ (English Oxford Dictionaries) ‘The accepted or established code of procedure or behaviour in … More Protocols