#953 - How to Use Cloud Storage Safely
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You can do it. Honest.
It's frustrating to me the number of people that swear off online or "cloud" storage services, particularly when it can be such a useful tool when used correctly.
"Used correctly" you say?
Indeed, you can use cloud storage services safely, if you do it right. And doing it right isn't even that hard.
How to Use Cloud Storage Safely has the details.
Also this week:
- Anonymous email
- Exchanging files
- Locating files
- The source of malware
As always, links below.
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How to Use Cloud Storage Safely
Four rules to prevent disaster.
Cloud service providers often give us lots of storage we can use for cloud backup. How to use it safely, however, isn't always obvious.
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|Don't send anonymous email from work or home. It takes extra steps to keep from being traced.|
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How to Locate a File on Your Computer in Seconds
|It's easy to search for files on your machine. Learn about the settings that dictate which parts of your machine get searched. |
Where Do Viruses Come From?
|Email viruses come from many sources, and it's not easy to trace them.|
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Exchanging Files with DropboxDropbox has several file exchanging options, but knowing which one does what can be a little confusing. I'll lay 'em out.
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