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Mother Google Knows Best: How to Take Down Hackers (For Dummies About to Have a Panic Attack)

Quotes of the week:
"Unless your name is Google, stop acting like you know everything" -Unknown

"Relax... We're all crazy... It's not a competition"-Unknown

"Of course I talk to myself ! Sometimes I need expert advice" -Unknown


Mother Google Knows Best: How to Take Down Hackers (For Dummies About to Have a Panic Attack)

DO NOT PANIC! DO NOT PANIC!, I remember telling myself Friday afternoon as I saw my computer give me an alert that I had a virus. It looked like on of those alerts that Microsoft's Windows Defender (The antivirus that comes with most computers that run on Windows OS) gives you when there is something wrong. DO NOT PANIC... Windows Defender will fix it all. I foolishly thought as I was about to make the worst mistake I could have ever made....
...I clicked on the little red button that said "FIX NOW". Suddenly, Command Prompt pops up and a bunch of commands start to pop up on the command prompt screen. My mouse started moving …