Ransomware

Ransomware Removal and Payment
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Ransomware such as Cryptowall or Cryptolocker will encrypt your files, and the files on mapped network drives, then demand that you pay a ransom to obtain the key necessary to decrypt your files. The ransom usually starts at $500 and may be as high as $1000… some increase after x number of days as well. […]

Blockchain – the Power Behind Digital Currency

Blockchain - the Power Behind Digital Currency
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The underlying technology of the Digital Currency Revolution is something known as the Blockchain. The Blockchain is getting a lot of attention from the financial sector, governments, and others interested in authenticated transactions, or proof of ownership, etc. There are two features that make digital currency function like it does: It’s distributed, meaning there’s no […]

FCC to Vote on Net Neutrality on February 26th

FCC to Vote on Net Neutrality on February 26th
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If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably more tech savvy than the average bear. That means your B.S. meter should be pegged by most of what you hear coming from the White House and from the FCC about Net Neutrality. Anytime, and I mean anytime, the government wants to control something and regulate it, it […]

How to Safely Buy Bitcoin and AltCoin Crypto Currency

Safely Buying Bitcoin and Altcoin Currency
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After my previous blog post about bitcoin and altcoin, some people ask how to get coins, how do they purchase them? Where and who can you trust? What about mining? Can I purchase with a credit card? Can I purchase with Paypal? In other words “how can I exchange fiat money for bitcoin“? Fiat is […]

Will 2015 Be the Year of Bitcoin and Altcoin?

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I wrote post a while back about Crypto Currency to describe what digital currency is and does.   There have been a lot of ups and downs since I wrote that article.   However, Bitcoin remands the standard and is kind of used in a generic sense, like Xerox is used to mean “make a […]

Google Includes Secure HTTPS in Search Results Algorithm

Google boost secure https in search results algorithm
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SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is not the same game it was a few years ago.  At least where Google is concerned.  Those of us with our hands in website creation, marketing, and optimization keep a close eye on what Google announces with regard to their ranking algorithm.  Between Penguin and Panda a lot of good […]

Crypto Currency – What is it?

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Bitcoin has been in the news a lot. If you’re in Internet Marketing and you don’t know what Crypto Currency is all about, then you’re missing something. If you’re interested in making money, then you should keep up with this stuff! There are a lot of different crypto currencies. Some such as Bitcoin are worth […]

CISPA H.R. 624… More Invasion of Our Online Privacy

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CISPA H.R. 624… More Invasion of Our Online Privacy The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) H.R. 624 moves to the Senate this week for a vote. Contact your Senators and ask them to vote no on this invasion of our online privacy. A lot of websites have gone dark today in protest of […]

Google Panda Update Coming this Weekend

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Google Panda Update Coming this Weekend Google is releasing an update to their Panda webspam algorithm either this Friday (March 15th, 2013), or Monday (March 18th, 2013). Matt Cutts of Google confirmed this information this week at SMX. Also mentioned: Google will release a major, as in very large, Penguin update before the end of […]

Still Fighting Google EMD Update

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Still Fighting Google EMD Update My previous blog post on Google EMD updates generated a lot of questions. I wish I had solid answers for them, but that’s not the case. It’s always frustrating when clients, employers, friends, etc. want quick SEO results… it takes weeks, sometimes months to see changes. The EMD update seems […]