Archives for 2009

Infection NEVER means you’ve lost all your data!

A friend from the other side of the country was telling me today how she had recently had an infection on her laptop. Unfortunately, she had an assignment due which she had literally spent hours on and it was due the next day, so she was desperate to get her computer fixed.  Assuming (incorrectly) that… [Read More]

Avoiding Viruses when Web Surfing

It’s really common – you’re just Googling something of interest and all of a sudden, a message pops up to tell you that your computer is infected. The message goes on to say that you need to download some specifically mentioned software to fix the infection AS SOON AS POSSIBLE or your computer will catch… [Read More]