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Beware Of Hard Drive-Locking Ransomware

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

A nasty new form of ransomware locks your hard drive instead of your files. What to look out for. Continue reading

Free, Instant VPN Access With Rabb.it

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Create a free virtual private network almost instantly with this free site. Continue reading

iPhone 6 Bug Makes Your Phone Vulnerable

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

A bug with the iPhone’s 3D Touch would make it easier for someone to hack your phone. Continue reading

Can You Spot The Scam Signs?

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Can you spot the scam Facebook post? We go over what to look out for. Continue reading

Beware These Turbo Tax Scams

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Scammers are targeting taxpayers with multiple TurboTax scams. We break down what to look out for. Continue reading

Stay Safe Online With These Security Tools

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

4 steps to take in order to stay safe in a world full of cyber-criminals. Continue reading

How Could This Happen To My Gmail?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

The steps you must take to stop hackers from stealing your important emails. Continue reading

Ransomware Attack Targets Macs

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mac computers are targeted by a ransomware attack. How it happens and how to get rid of it. Continue reading

Should I Have Upgraded?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Did skipping an upgrade lead to more ads? We check out the real reason in this quick tip. Continue reading

Kiddle Search Engine Draws Praise & Criticism

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

A new kid-safe search engine is drawing praise and criticism. We check out Kiddle. Continue reading

Hide Your Identity On The Internet

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Easy ways to say anonymous when using a website. Learn how to set up temporary e-mail addresses and phone numbers. Continue reading

A reader thinks VIP TV is a great idea, but I’ve got a different opinion and a warning. Continue reading

In The News 03-11-16

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Hackers shut down a hospital with ransomware, 5G is coming, and Vizio looks to switch to Chromecast. Continue reading

You Should Warn People About This Scam

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

A reader alerts us to an e-mail scam and we tell her how to fight back. Continue reading

Do Not Call Doesn’t Work

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Why the Do Not Call Registry has a hard time stopping scammers. Continue reading

Missing Gmail: Are Hackers To Blame?

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Could hackers be behind your missing Gmail messages? What steps to take if you think your account has been compromised. Continue reading

Security In Windows 10

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Does Windows 10 have any built-in security protection? We check out the options. Continue reading

Test Your Password Strength

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Check out a nifty little site that lets you check the strength of your password. Continue reading

Can Viruses Affect Cell Phones?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Are cell phones really immune from viruses? We’ve got the truth in this quick tip. Continue reading

People Connect Microsoft Scam

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Another day, another Microsoft phone scam. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

How To Spot A Facebook Fraud

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

We look at another Facebook scam that won’t go away and check out how you can spot a fraud. Continue reading

Acceptable Ads – What Adblocker Plus Says

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

What does Adblock Plus consider an acceptable ad? We break down the rules. Continue reading

Adblock Plus says it wants to be friends with advertisers, but it may not be going so well. Find out why. Continue reading

More Info On Windows Updates

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Microsoft is making it easier to understand just what their updates are all about. Continue reading

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