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Watch Out For Android Banking Malware

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

A tricky new malware may be imitating the login screen of your banking app. Continue reading

Did Microsoft Disable Your Antivirus?

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Is Microsoft purposely disabling third-party antivirus? They say yes, but there’s a good reason. Continue reading

Ever worry about who might be connecting to your WiFi? There’s a nifty Android app called WiFi Spy Detector that can help you manage those connections. Continue reading

What is Usoclient.exe?

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

I received a text from my husband this morning. He wanted to know just what the heck usoclient.exe was and why it popped up briefly and then disappeared when he was booting us his Windows 10 laptop. Nobody wants to see a mysterious .exe file on their PC. Continue reading

Microsoft issues an emergency patch for XP, Vista, and Windows 8. Find out why it was needed and how you can get it. Continue reading

What do you do if you can’t get AVAST to activate in Windows 10? We troubleshoot. Continue reading

How Hackers Use Subtitles To Get To You

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Crooks have a new way to hack your computer. If you use subtitles, you need to watch out for this. Continue reading

Why Pay For Malware Protection?

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Why your PC needs Malware protection and why you might consider paid protection over free. Continue reading

Take control of your family’s Android devices using the Family Library. We show you how to set it up. Continue reading

Reader Tip: Watch Out For This Scam

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

We break down a new email scam that’s going around. Find out what to look out for. Continue reading

Alert! New MS Phone Scam

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

We’ve got information on the latest Microsoft phone scam that’s going around. Continue reading

What do you d when a Facebook fraud hits your friends up for money? Learn what to do to stop crooks in their tracks. Continue reading

Understanding HTTPS

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

We break down what https is and how it helps keep sites safe. Continue reading

The Internet brings a world of ways for kids to get into trouble or put themselves in danger. But there are some basic steps you can take to help them stay safe. Continue reading

Block A Call In Android Nougat

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Bothered by unwanted phone calls? Learn how to block a call in the phone app for Android Nougat. Continue reading

Your healthcare information is a prime target for hackers. We look at what hospitals and doctors need to do in order to protect it. Continue reading

Check out this great infographic for tips on staying safe on public WiFi. Continue reading

Most crippling ransomware attacks can be prevented. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

There’s one Facebook Safety rule that millions of parents break every day. And that’s allowing kids under 13 to have a Facebook account. Continue reading

Facebook Helps Parents Protect Kids

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

If you’ve got kids using social media, you’ll want to check out these free tools from Facebook to keep them safe. Continue reading

Beware This Google Docs Scam

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Learn about a dangerous new email scam that targets Gmail users. Continue reading

Learn how to use a VPN on your Mac for ultimate privacy and security online. Continue reading

Critical Update Alert For Windows

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Time to update Windows! There’s a scary new security risk out there. Continue reading

Is there any way to bypass a lock on resetting a tablet? Or are you stuck with an expensive paperweight? Continue reading

An anti-virus false positive caused a whole lot of problems. We look at what went wrong and how to fix it. Continue reading

Help! I’ve Lost My Office Product Key

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

A reader is missing an Office product key, but it turns out the problem is even bigger. Continue reading

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