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Download your personal Google and Facebook files

Be sure to visit the Norman Public Library Downtown branch Wednesday, May 23, at 6pm. A special discussion about “Facebook, Privacy and You,” will be held, and is sure to be a good one. Call (405) 701-2697 to register. Remember last week’s column on...

Once on Facebook, always on Facebook

It’s called “digital permanence,” the idea that once something is uploaded, posted, published or otherwise “put on” the Internet, it will be there forever. “What goes on the Internet, stays on the Internet.” Videos, blogs,...

Backing up home and small business computers

Would you put a firecracker in your hand, light the fuse and then simply watch the fuse burn down until the firecracker exploded in your hand? You know the firecracker is going to explode and hurt your hand. Why would you not do something to prevent that from...

Holding computers hostage: pay up, or else

“Your personal files are encrypted by CTB-Locker. Your documents, photos, databases and other important files have been encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key, generated for this computer.” Wow, there’s a screen you never want to see on your computer...

Small businesses put out of business by Internet crooks

Do you own a small business? If so, you are a favorite target of the Internet bad guys. More and more, they are moving away from well-prepared big businesses and stealing from small businesses, who are often unable to cope with even the most basic cyberattacks. Answer...