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Diving Into The Dark and Deep Web

The World Wide Web… Home to over a billion websites that offer you everything from online shopping to instant banking. The problem with that statistic? It only accounts for 3-5% of the total amount of websites in the world. The rest is the deep web.

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Data & Privacy, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ransomware Hits Thousands of Computers

A ransomware attack has taken down thousands of computers in more than 100 countries in the last 24 hours, with millions still vulnerable.

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: Data & Privacy, Featured, Hot Topics|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Steps to Prevent and Deal with Hacked Facebook Accounts

We all have very elaborate Facebook profiles. Some have their bosses as friends while others have their closest friends. Either way nobody wants to have someone else take control of their Facebook accounts as it can often lead to embarrassment and in some cases even pain.

The Shocking Way Facebook Uses Your Phone Number

We all have our cellphone number connected to our Facebook or we have some form of the Facebook Apps on our phone. But do we really know what Facebook uses it for? I bet you don’t!

By | June 27th, 2015|Categories: Data & Privacy, Online Services, Service Providers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The 3-Way Backup Rule

Backing up your data is something you should constantly be doing. It is important to decide when, where and how. At ITFirst we have a very simple system to determine where when and how backups should take place. We call it the 3-Way Rule.

By | May 8th, 2015|Categories: Data & Privacy, Online Services|Tags: , , |0 Comments