Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:19:44 GMT
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.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: