Category Archives for "Internet Browsing"

5 Forgotten Cybersecurity Threats in the Office

Cybersecurity is essential in the workplace. More offices are being hacked daily. Instead of leaving your business open to chance, here are some essential cybersecurity threats that you should take seriously. Bad Passwords Employees usually like to pick passwords that are easy to remember, but they can choose passwords that are way too easy to […]

Top 10 Reasons Why SMBs are Vulnerable to Malware Attacks

Not all businesses are taking the proper steps to ensure that they’re fully protected from malware attacks. Here are the top ten reasons why SMBs are still vulnerable:   Not Investing Enough in IT Security: the question shouldn’t be “if” an attack will occur, the question should be “when.” In a 2017 study conducted by […]

How to use a Secure Password Generator for the best security

Online security is critical in the electronic age. The last wall of defense for all of your accounts is your password. How strong is your lock on your most valuable online possessions? It had better be the strongest one that you have. Ideally,  that last lock will be the strongest one on the market. I […]

What is Net Neutrality and Does it Affect You?

Net neutrality is a term which refers to allowing all legal content to pass through to consumers, as well as allowing consumers to use the devices they choose in order to connect to the internet. You see, net neutrality dates back to 2003 when some big name broadband providers were banning customers from using Wi-Fi […]

How to Avoid Tech Support Scams

Tech support scams are a common fear for almost every Internet user. Whether you’re a computer novice or a tech savvy wiz, those scary pop ups urging you to call in for support seem convincing. Scammers are getting smarter, which means their tactics appear more and more official.   How Tech Support Scams Work   […]

Protect Your Network with SonicWall

Is your internet network protected from viruses, hackers and other unwanted traffic? If not, your personal and/or professional data could be at risk. Don’t leave your home internet or business network unprotected. Ensure your digital safety with SonicWall.   Keep reading and learn more about SonicWall. Find out what it does and why you need […]

Practice Safe Internet Browsing for a Healthy Computer – Part One

West County Computers wants to keep your computer running smoothly and your personal data safe, and there’s few more simple and cost effective ways to do that than to utilize the appropriate software programs and practice good computer use habits, especially when it comes browsing the internet. While most people in this day and age […]