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Netflix Tosses the Baby With the VPN Bathwater

business computer service-pc fixer mac and pc repairNetflix has a problem. The video streaming service is required to license TV shows and movies for every country they do business in. That's a tall order. Netflix is a global entertainment provider. Netflix reduces their costs by only licensing certain entertainment in the country where it's most likely to be profitable. When you sign into your Netflix account, the company knows where you're located by your IP address. It automatically delivers only the content you're allowed to see in your area. That led to a certain amount of frustration with users in one country who would like to watch the same programs as viewers just over a dotted line on the map. Pretty much anything that's available on the Internet... --
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How Encryption Can Avoid the Need for Home Computer Service

PC Fixer home computer service for encryptionDo you think you've never used technology so advanced that it needed computer security like encryption? Think again! When you withdraw money from an ATM, use a clicker key to unlock a car, buy something online, or placed a call on a cellphone, you have used encryption technology. Encryption is a security tactic that uses an algorithm to encode plain text into something that would be undecipherable to a malicious hacker trying to intercept data in transit or attempting to access your data at rest. You can do it yourself and save potential time and money in home computer service.

A Quick Encryption Glossary:

Algorithm – A set of rules to instruct a computer to complete a task... --
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Beware the Trojan Horse!

trojan horse virus computer repair Los Angeles Among the various types of computer repair Los Angeles consumers need help with the most are problems caused by malware infections. A Trojan Horse is a common form of malware that ordinary users encounter during regular internet surfing. Unfortunately, regular computer users often do not understand this particular form of malware, and unwittingly invite it onto their hard drives.

What Is Trojan Horse Malware?

A Trojan Horse, often simply called a Trojan, is a malicious piece of code that doesn't replicate itself. When the code is executed, it can take actions that were designed by the malware creator. It's necessary for the computer user to install and activate the code, so the malware creators go out... --
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Software Damage From Malware Can Have Severe Effects

Most computer users understand consequential damage to computer hardware. Now, we can dive into the exponentially deeper realm of consequential damage in regards to software. This area is so much deeper simply because hardware troubleshooting is limited to the finite number of hardware components installed in a system. Software troubleshooting, by contrast, can take on an almost infinite level of variables. In Los Angeles computer repairs can be performed by experts who can address such software problems.
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Software Troubleshooting

These variables depend on the software that is currently installed on the computer, software... --
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A Guide to Antivirus Software

Creating and providing antivirus software is a big industry in today’s business world. Any L.A. computer repair expert can tell you that just as the criminal syndicates that create these viruses continue to grow and expand, antivirus software developers and researchers must adapt and evolve. This industry sector is big money, because any large or small business that is concerned with their computer and IT security (and EVERY one should be) must purchase and continue using yearly licenses to keep their antivirus solution up and running. Tough virus removal services and remote adware remover tools

Know the Antivirus Software Available

Because of the cost involved, and the risks one takes when deciding upon which software to choose, it is important... --
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