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Internet-Connected Toys Pose a New Computer Security Threat

Months before the busy holiday shopping season, computer security analysts are issuing warnings about an impending wave of internet-connected toys that will certainly be found under many Christmas trees in the High Desert later this year.

Devices that Connect to the Internet You May Not Know About
Some examples of internet-connected toys include My Friend Cayla, Hello […]

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New Virus Alert for Victorville Computer Users

A new computer virus designed by the United States National Security Agency could turn your computer into a digital currency mining machine without your knowledge.

Waves of New Virus Alerts Strike Computers
In the wake of the WannaCry attack, security researchers found the fingerprint of the delivery method used by the hackers in another malicious infection […]

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Computer Running Slow?

PC Performance Pros provides a few tips and tricks for Victorville computers that run slow. Nothing is quite as frustrating as a computer that performs every task at a snail’s pace. If your High Desert computer is operating at a glacial pace, these tips and tricks might help it pick up the pace. Continue reading “Computer Running Slow?” »

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Malware that turns a Computer into a Bot

What is a Botnet?

PC Performance Pros brings you news about the every changing world of malware. Most of us are familiar with malware, virus, spyware and adware. Now be prepared for bots. Bot is a single computer that has been hacked and begins to work under the hacker’s control. Continue reading “Malware that turns a Computer into a Bot” »

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