Is Adware Really a Threat?

When compared to other cyber threats, including worms and viruses, adware typically ranks as a low-level threat. It doesn’t have the same crippling effects on a victim’s computer, nor does it capture or steal sensitive data. With that said, however, adware can pose security risks. If your small business’s computers or devices are infected with…

The Rise of Multipartite Viruses: What You Should Know

Have you heard of multipartite viruses? Also known simply as a multi-part virus, they’ve become increasingly common in recent years. Multipartite viruses are often considered more problematic than traditional computer viruses because of their ability to spread in multiple ways. As a result, you should closely monitor your small business’s information technology (IT) for signs…

5 Tips to Speed Up Your Business’s Wi-Fi

Does your business use Wi-Fi? There’s no denying the fact that Wi-Fi offers an unparalleled level of convenience compared to traditional wired connections. Rather than plugging each device directly into a modem, you can connect to a Wi-Fi-enabled router. Unfortunately, though, it’s not uncommon for businesses to encounter slow speeds when uploading or downloading data…

What Is a Zombie Computer?

When you hear the word “zombie,” what’s the first thing that pops in your head? Most people associate zombies with the walking undead depicted in classic horror movies like “Night of the Living Dead” and “Dawn of the Dead.” In recent years, however, zombie computers have become increasingly common. So, what is a zombie computer…

32-Bit vs 64-Bit Windows: What’s the Difference?

Should you choose a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows for your PC? Whether you use your PC for business or leisure (or both), you’ll need to choose the right operating system. The operating system is the software that’s responsible for running your PC’s core processes. For Windows, you’ll have one of two different architectures…