Category: Security Tips with Captain Security

Backup Your Data

I recently had a few people call me after they were hit with the Cryptolocker virus. I discovered that they were not backing up and...

Desktop Firewall

With the various threats and hackings going on these days, you should really enable your desktop firewall. While the desktop firewall will not protect you...

Encrypt Your Laptop Harddrive

If you have a laptop that contains sensitive information, you should really encrypt your harddrive. With an encrypted harddrive, if you lose your laptop, it...

Be Aware of Email Attachments and Links

Recently, I have seen a wave of emails that contain attachments with malware and spyware. The email is directed to me and it looks like...

Block Executables from Being Downloaded

With the cryptowall and cryptoblocker virus running wild, I have had a few clients be affected by this. The easy answer is to block executables...