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AZ Computer Techs wants to ensure that all our customers are well informed users.  Therefore, we are going to start posting some computer terms with tips that you might not have heard of and other security terms to apply to everyday use.  An informed user and is an educated user. Our first term is PII or Personally Identifiable Information.  When you hear of data breaches on the news (e.g the  [ Read More ]

Prevent Malware with these 10 Tips

In order to prevent Malware on your computer, start the New Year off right and follow these 10 Tips below.  Most of us have had to deal with a computer virus or some sort of malware by now. It is not fun.  It is annoying, time consuming, and very frustrating. But since my Grandpa doesn’t follow these tips, he continues to be my best client! When our computers start slowing down or  [ Read More ]

Ransomware – What is it?

We recently took care of a computer that was infected with Ransomware.  You’ve probably heard of Malware or Spyware, but have you heard of Ransomware?  Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back.  [ Read More ]

Don’t tag me in that photo on Facebook!

Have you been tagged in a photo you do not want on Facebook?  Well, the holidays are upon us and with that comes the holiday parties. Someone is bound to have that selfie stick lurking around the corner, waiting to capture that priceless picture that you do not want your Mom or Boss seeing on Facebook. It’s happened to all of us. We’ve all been tagged in an unflattering or  [ Read More ]

DO NOT take that Facebook quiz!

You have seen it on your Facebook newsfeed and you are so tempted to click on it!  You think, “all my friends are doing it, so I think I should, too!”  But before you click on that link and take that quiz, you might want to twink twice.  And if you’ve already taken it (like someone else I know), keep reading to learn about what you should do. The quiz  [ Read More ]

Tech Tip: Passwords

Passwords.  We all have them.  Lots of them!  Passwords for this, passwords for that.  Email, Facebook, Twitter, your bank account, work, the list is endless!  The majority of help desk calls I receive is for password help!  So what is the deal with passwords? Back in 2011 my credit card information was stolen and I can trace it back to when the Sony PlayStation Network was breached.  At the time  [ Read More ]

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