Think your sensitive files are gone just because you deleted them? Think again. Unless you deleted them with a special file-shredding program, your old files are still there, hiding in your free space. So let’s finally get rid of them for good, shall we? Critical Note: If you’re using an
What Is SpiderOak? SpiderOak has two functions. First, it’s an online backup service, similar to Carbonite or Crashplan. Second, it does file synchronization much like Dropbox or Google Drive. It will let you save the same files on multiple computers and synchronize all the changes. The best part, however, is
Having several layers of security is necessary for protecting your computer. One of these layers should be Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET). It’s a more advanced tool that puts a kind of protective layer around your programs. It may take some configuration to work properly, but it’s extremely powerful
Several tools are available that can help you keep your programs up-to-date. Of those solutions, Secunia PSI is probably the most complete and versatile option. It allows automatic, hands-off updating, and probably the largest database of programs of any solution. Use this How To guide to get started with Secunia.