Improving your online security with 2FA
** this is a last minute change**
December 7, 2017 @ 7 pm
Keller Williams Realty
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map****
White Plains, NY 10605
now to attend!
changing your passwords often, and making sure they are unique and
complex, there is something else you can do to protect yourself online.
It's 2FA. Two Factor Authentication.
This fancy term is the key to more secure access to Gmail, PayPal, your
online banking, and more. Passwords as the only mean of authentication
is no longer sufficient to be safe as they can be stolen as we know all
You need something else to protect yourself in case your credentials
end up for sale on the dark web. It could mean the difference between
sleeping soundly and having your email account taken over, or worse,
your bank account wiped clean. Find out how to take advantage of this
Oh, and one more
At every General Meeting we have door prize drawings.
This month's feature prize:
HP Pavilion Elite HPE-210y
AMD Phenom II X4 945
3.0GHz Quad Core
AMD Radeon 5450 w/HDMI
1TB SATA hard drive
Windows 7 Ult. 64-bit (HP)
4.0 GB DDR3 RAM
Keyboard & Mouse
drawing is open to members only - but non members can easily join at
front desk to be eligible for the drawing. Only $50 per year per
family with the winner taking home this computer.
contact Tom Osbeck at
January 4, 2018 @ 7 pm
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map***
White Plains, NY 10605
own David Lerner will present new technology in shop work, including
laser cutters, 3D printers, CNC machines, plasma cutters, laser guides,
saw stop safety, and more.
He will show how the new technology makes work faster, safer, more accurate, repeatable, and FUN!
His presentation will feature lots of cool
pictures and how-to videos.
contact Tom Osbeck at
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WPCUG - Newsletter
The December 2017 Westchester
PC Users Group
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Operation Clean Slate
In the last several years, the use of
malicious software (malware) by online criminals has emerged as a
global cybersecurity threat. Of the available intrusion devices, the
“bot,” or Web robot, is particularly pervasive, allowing an attacker to
take control remotely of
a compromised computer or computers. Invisible to victims, these
networks, called “botnets,” can include hundreds of thousands of
machines around the world, controlled by a cyber criminal, or “bot
herder.” . Read
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