What is Malware?

Malware is an uninvited visitor to your computer. It is software from a third party that finds its way into insecure computers with the intention of gathering private information and doing harm. Malware can show up as pop-up advertising online.  The pop-up turns into spyware on your computer. This is…

Who Are Hackers?

Hackers are people with bad intentions who get access to your computer without your knowledge or consent. Both personal and business computers have been hacked over the years. Large organizations and including the government have been victims of hackers.  The hackers break through your computer system like slipping into your…

Computer Cookies

When you hear the word cookie, you’re likely to think of a favorite tasty snack. The term online cookies,  however, is a computer code for information given to your web browser from each website you are visiting. The purpose of cookies on the internet is not to hurt you. It…