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Visitors to several popular websites found their computers under attack thanks to malware distributed by two of the largest providers of ads on the Internet. Continue reading

What businesses must do to keep customer data safe. Continue reading

Just how much does Facebook know about you? Learn how to check your app permissions and prepare to be appalled. Continue reading

Learn how to use Facebook Privacy Checkup to control who sees what on your Facebook page. Continue reading

Facebook feed filling up with unwanted game requests? Here’s how to block them and also how to avoid sending them to your friends. Continue reading

The Facebook Trick Everyone Should Know

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Here’s a great little Facebook trick that can spare your more sensitive friends a shock or let you leave someone out of the loop on purpose. Continue reading

Are Bad Updates A Ticking Time Bomb?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

DMW is worried that bad Microsoft updates are a ticking time bomb on his computer. We check out the concerns. Continue reading

John wants to know if Microsoft Security Essentials is enough protection for his computer? We see how it stood up compared to other security suites. Continue reading

Microsoft has reissued those Windows updates that caused crashes. Why you need to uninstall the old updates even if they aren’t causing a problem and where to get the new ones. Continue reading

Quick & Easy Tablet Security Tips: Part 2

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Is your tablet safe? We look at the quick and easy ways to lock it down in part 2 of our special series. Continue reading

Quick And Easy Tablet Security Tips: Part 1

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Is your tablet secure? We’ll look at quick and easy ways to protect your mobile device. Continue reading

Why Did The CAPTCHA Box Go Away?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

A disappearing CAPTCHA box is making it impossible for John to log onto websites. We find out where it went. Continue reading

Can smart devices put your home at risk. See what happened when a security expert put his home network to the test. Continue reading

Hackers not only managed to overwhelm the Sony PlayStation Network and take it down for several hours last Sunday, they also managed to have a flight carrying Sony Online’s President diverted after make a veiled bomb threat. Continue reading

Google Planning To Offer Accounts For Kids

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Google has plans to offer accounts for kids under the age of 13, but some worry about protecting their information. Continue reading

A new Internet Explorer security feature blocks out-of-date versions of Java. Continue reading

Are your apps spying on you? We check out a new anti-virus designed to protect your tablet. Continue reading

How Do I Get Rid Of iPlay?

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

John’s Internet Explorer has been taken over by iPlay search. W explain how it got there and how to get rid of it. Continue reading

Microsoft is cutting support for older version of Internet Explorer. Learn what that means for your operating system and its security. Continue reading

If you’ve installed Microsoft’s latest updates, the company says you might want to uninstall them. Learn what the problem is and how to fix it. Continue reading

There’s been a lot of fuss over the app permissions for Facebook Messenger, should you be concerned. We look at the facts behind the fears. Continue reading

Don’t Forget Your Password

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Help! I’m locked out of my Android tablet! Continue reading

Microsoft Security Essentials is still updating for XP. So it’s safe, right? Continue reading

Cyber criminals are attacking the cash register in order to get valuable personal information about consumers. Continue reading

Top 5 Most Secure Browsers

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Staying secure online isn’t always easy. These five browsers give you more protection and put your safety first. Continue reading

Android Fake ID Puts Your Phone At Risk

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Bluebox security is warning Android users of a critical flaw in the operating system that could let malware take over your phone. Continue reading

Which Anti-Virus Is Best For XP?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Tom is still holding on to XP and wants to know what the best security options are. He’s probably not going to like the answer. Continue reading

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