Computer Repair & IT Support

Southlake & Fort Worth, Texas

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Ignoring Your Software Updates? Not a Good Idea

KELLER, TX-We’re all victims of it. We power on our tablets, smartphones and laptops with no intent of taking the time to download the latest update.

But then we see that little icon perched in the system tray, nagging us until we open it.

You may wonder, “Why do I have to do this now? I don’t have time to restart my computer just so a trivial update can download.”

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Cybercrime on the rise in U.S.

Following the 12th annual survey of cybercrime trends, officials announced some distressing news. Online attackers are outsmarting everyone. And they’re doing so at an alarming rate.

The survey, which polled 500 executives of U.S. businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies, acknowledged that 75 percent went through a security breach in the past year.

Experts believe that companies need to approach cybersecurity in a completely different way, suggesting more than just antivirus software.

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Protecting Your Computer from Hackers and Viruses

In the technology world, few things are more excruciating than getting a virus and computer crashes. Southlake network administration and computer repair company, Computer CPR, offers certified data recovery services. We also encourage our clients to be proactive and take steps toward stopping hackers. That’s why we are sharing six steps to avoid spyware and other bad codes.

Install a Firewall: A firewall will protect your computer from hackers who try to gain access to passwords and sensitive information. Some operating systems offer a firewall built into the computer, but individual software can be purchased for your computer.

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