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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:40 am    Post subject: crime encounter Reply with quote

Best way for a someone who has no background in computer forensic to avoid cyber attack ?

For example , preventing someone from hacking to your pc?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Computer forensics has absolutely nothing to do with prevention of hacking. Computer forensics would be the act of examining the computer in some form of investigation.

The best way to prevent being hacked is to use some common sense while using your computer. Things like using software from questionable sources or "cracked" software would put you at risk. Pretty much if you know you shouldn't be doing it, don't do it.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Get a robust firewall and keep it on, always.
Install a reliable AV suite and keep it updated.
Install a malware detector (pop-up blocker is good too)
And never, every reply to phishing emails, use pirated or cheap copies of software, or visit dodgy sites.
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