One of the easiest ways for a hacker to load a virus onto your computer is by using an USB device. You can easily make a USB drive bootable. So all they have to do is plug the USB drive into your computer and reboot your computer. The hacker then has full access to your files and they never had to figure out what your password was.
What is Hiren’s Boot CD? It’s basically a bootable CD/USB with a plethora of tools that are freeware/shareware. Hiren’s Boot CD has a Bootable Windows Mini XP, which boots into your RAM and presents a GUI to launch all the tools, such as:
Anyone who signed up for Pokémon GO with a Google account (the other option, a Pokémon.com account, is unavailable right now) has perhaps unknowingly given Nintendo and developer Niantic (formerly owned by Google, but still part of Google’s investment portfolio) full account access. Continue reading Beware of Pokémon Go!