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Help! Windows Update Won’t Install

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Jill has a Windows update that won’t install. We look at some solutions. Continue reading

Is It Security Overkill On My Computer?

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Too much virus and malware protection? Joe wonders if he has too much security on his PC. We explain why more than one program is a necessity. Continue reading

Virus Protection For My Fire Tablet

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Kelly wants to know what her virus protection options are for her new Fire tablet. Continue reading

Banks Bail On Windows XP

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Banks are bailing on XP users. Why more and more businesses are avoiding XP. Continue reading

Where Do I Get Internet Security?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Anni has a lot of questions about Internet Security programs. We go over the basics. Continue reading

Is Internet Explorer really the safest browser around? Why IE, Firefox & Chrome are all good bets for browser choices. Continue reading

Grinch Threatens Linux Systems

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Grinch security flaw poses a threat to Linux/Unix based servers. Continue reading

Avast SafeZone helps protect sensitive data while online, but accessing downloaded files seems almost impossible. Find out how to easily recover your downloads. Continue reading

Scammers Target System Mechanic Customers

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Scammers are calling consumers at home, pretending to represent System Mechanic. Continue reading

Learn how to locate and recover files from Avast SafeZone. Continue reading

Mobile payments are on the rise, but many shoppers are avoiding the trend for their Christmas shopping. Continue reading

Is Someone Spying On Your Computer?

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Is your computer under surveillance? Detekt helps you find out. Continue reading

New E-mail Scams

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Two new e-mail scams that I have to admit use some pretty clever tactics. Continue reading

Microsoft Patches 14 Holes In Windows

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Microsoft has issued patches for some critical security holes in Windows. Continue reading

Online dating is more popular than ever, but there are steps you must take to protect yourself. Continue reading

How Can I Spot A Genuine Update Request?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

How do you spot a genuine Adobe Flash Player update request? What to look for and how to get a genuine Flash update. Continue reading

Extended XP Security?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Is an offer to keep XP safe for $59 bucks a year real? We check it out. Continue reading

Windows XP may be running on less that 25% of systems, but it accounts for 52% of computers infected with botnets. Continue reading

Radio Station Running XP Hijacked By Hackers

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Three radio stations running on Windows XP were hijacked by hackers demanding money. Continue reading

Apple Patches More Than 100 Security Flaws

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Apple issues patches for 144 security flaws affecting iTunes and multiple versions of OS X. Continue reading

Does My Security Software Cover My Tablet?

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Will a PC security suite subscription also cover an Android tablet? Continue reading

Java, Flash Security Updates Available

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Important security updates are available for Flash Player and Java. Continue reading

Microsoft has three critical Windows updates available for vulnerabilities already being used by hackers. Continue reading

Malicious Ads Hit 113,000 YouTube Viewers

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Over 100,000 YouTube users were affected by malicious advertising. What you need to know about Sweet Orange. Continue reading

Don’t Fall For It!

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Don’t fall for it! The scams you need to look out for and how to protect yourself. Continue reading

Protect yourself against a POODLE attack in Internet Explorer, Firefox & Chrome Continue reading

How Do Spammers Know About Me?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Ken wants to know how spammers know which credit cards he has. Continue reading

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