Author: brettschultz

Graduated from the Berks Career and Technology Center's IT-Networking program as Outstanding Senior, earned National Technical Honor Society member status. Certified in CompTIA Strata, Network+, and A+, CloudU by Rackspace in Cloud Computing, and Microsoft Technology Associate: Network Fundamentals. Expecting Computer Technology graduation May 2017.
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Locking Down Your PC

by Brett Schultz

Students should care about protecting their school work as much as getting it done.

Many people surf the web, check email, shop online, and even manage their finances from their computers.

However, spending so much time on computers comes with a cost: hackers can exploit our sensitive data with Trojans and malware designed with many different purposes. As the most recent transformation of NSA tools into a global ransomware attack shows, online life can be a dangerous one.

Replacing your Windows

Those looking through old Windows on their computers might consider replacement.

Besides a sigh of relief, the end of spring semester brings an opportunity to do some needed computer maintenance. Since school projects are submitted and students have some time to breathe, students can turn to cleaning their computer drives and reorganizing files that that have been randomly squirrelled away in folders and strewn across the desktop.