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The Anti-Virus Story

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Should I have several anti-virus programs installed on my machine? Can I run an anti-virus program from a removable drive? Which anti-malware program has the coolest name? If you’ve ever found yourself asking any of these questions, you’ll find the answers here. Continue reading

In The News 06-29-2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Typically the In The News article brings you the latest tech news from the week, and this week really isn’t an exception, but there was a small shake-up on Facebook that should affect all Facebook users and should be passed along. The good part is that you can actually do something about it this time. Continue reading

Are you getting a message that your copy of Windows 7 is not genuine? Read this article to find out how to fix it. Continue reading

Are Windows Updates Necessary?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Are Windows updates as important as the company leads you to believe? Read on to find out! Continue reading

The Case of Rapport

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Rapport program is here to help you with your most secure transactions. Continue reading

The Case of the Shredded Files

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Did you ever hear the term “shredding” and wonder what it meant aside from doing awesome tricks on your skateboard? Well, here is file shredding – what it does and how it works. Continue reading

Is your computer sending out random messages to people in your address book? You may be infected with a virus. Read more to find out why and how to fix it. Continue reading

Anvi Smart Defender

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Anvi Smart Defender is an anti-malware program that can add an extra layer of malware and virus protection, when run in conjunction with an effective antivirus. Continue reading

Resetting A Wireless Router Password

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Discover how to change the administrative security password on your Wi-Fi router. Continue reading

Scams and Spams – Watch Out!

Friday, April 13th, 2012

This tip describes the difference between Spam and Scam. It provides examples of different types of popular spams and tips on how to avoid getting spam. Continue reading

HTTP: and HTTPS: – This is quite an important question when considering how to keep your sensitive information secure. Continue reading

Discover how to change security settings on your computer to match a nearby wireless network. Continue reading

avast! Free Mobile Security

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Highlights of this mobile security suite from avast! include Antivirus, Privacy report, Web shield, Call/SMS filtering, Anti-Theft, and Application Manager. Continue reading

No matter what you use the Internet for, you want to make sure you’re using it safely. Welcome to safe Internet browsing 101! Continue reading

What the Heck are ActiveX Controls?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Are you puzzled by “ActiveX” controls? Well, here’s some info on what these little programs are and how you can avoid them if you want. Continue reading

Remembering those Passwords!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Having trouble remembering all of those pesky passwords and PINS? Here are a few methods that may help. Continue reading

KeePass is a open source secure password utility that lets you generate, save and recall passwords and account information for free. It is secured using 256 bit AES encryption, one of the strongest encryption algorithms made, and allows you to access all the saved information using one master password. Continue reading

Remove Panda Cloud Antivirus

Monday, January 9th, 2012

This article will help you uninstall the Panda Cloud Antivirus from your computer via the Windows uninstaller, or using the Panda Cloud Antivirus Generic Uninstaller Tool. Continue reading

Is Paid Virus Protection Worth the Money?

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Is paid anti-virus protection worth it? Or should you just settle for free, downloadable protection? Continue reading

Did you ever want to know how secure your Windows password really is? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

Your Email has Been Hacked! Now What?

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

You’re on your email, and you realize that your account has been hacked. What do you do now? This article teaches you how to eliminate the virus and protect yourself from it happening again. Continue reading

Removing Norton

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Are you having trouble removing Norton from your computer? Here’s a tip that may help! Continue reading

Running Comodo Firewall for the first time can be a bit daunting: take a look at this guide to Comodo’s firewall alerts for a better understanding of all those mysterious Comodo “pop ups.” Continue reading

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