The second of my three-part update of the 10-Step Security story I wrote three years ago shows that some tech advice stands the test of time. (A post earlier this week freshened up tips one, two, and three from that story, which focus on Windows updates and security features.)
Step 4: Ensure that you can see file extensions and all Windows system files in Windows Explorer and folder windows.
These days, you're less likely to encounter a dangerous executable file masquerading as a harmless type of file, but viewing file extensions and hidden files remains a good idea. The … Read more