Thursday, July 24 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:18:02 GMT
Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.More >>
A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...More >>
Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:03:53 GMT
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman is offering to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans.More >>
With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:32 GMT
The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >>
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a...More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:48:15 GMT
Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. More >>
To kick off our new series, Protecting Your Cyberturf, our expert Theresa Payton teaches us the ABC's of online protection. It's as easy as using an antivirus program, blocking bad links, and chatting carefully while online. Theresa also defines for us the first Word of the Week which is "Podslurping".
Below are Theresa's web-exclusive hints and tips to staying Cyber-safe.
Links to games that teach online safety:
Test your cybersafety know-how by using these games, at home or at work, that teach about online safety.
There are many products from which to choose. Our list below highlights just a few of what is available on the market. If you see pop up ads warning that your PC is not protected, please ignore these ads. We strongly urge you to go to the company website directly to purchase your product. The following products are consistently found on anti-virus protection lists:
Helpful hints for backing up files
Step 1: Make a list of the type of files that you want to back up.
For example, if this is for your home, you may want to back up your insurance papers and pictures of your house contents separately for safekeeping.
Step 2: If you have a lot of photos, graphics, and presentations, you may want to use an external hard drive to insure you have plenty of storage space.
Step 3: Determine how often you want to back up your files. For home users, once a week or once a month may be sufficient. If you have a business, daily or more frequently may be more appropriate.
Step 4: You can choose different ways to back up your files. Three of the most common ways to do so are: (1) manually to an external drive; (2) set up a program to perform the backup; (3) or use a subscription service.
Step 5: Determine your back up routine. Think about a work or home chore you do frequently and add doing a backup to that routine so you are more likely to remember to do it. For example, when I pay bills or balance my general ledger for my business, I also back up my files.
If your PC runs any version of Microsoft Windows, you can refer to Microsoft's website for detailed instructions tailored to your PC operating system at: