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Sneaky Fake Apps Hide Adware

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

How to protect yourself from fake apps full of malicious adware. Continue reading

The Ugly Truth About Passwords

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

So who keeps changing your passwords and locking you out of accounts? The answer may surprise you. Continue reading

Passwords: Keep Or Kill?

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Is it time to get rid of passwords for good? What should we replace them with? Continue reading

Scam Alert: Tips To Avoid Being Catfished

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Don’t be the victim of lies, identify theft, or even worse. Learn how to protect yourself. Continue reading

What Is rundll32.exe?

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Did you ever see a rundll file in your task manager and wonder what it was and how to deal with it? Here’s the answer. Continue reading

Why Does Google Need My Info?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

A reader wants to know why his phone needs so much information about him. We try to find some answers. Continue reading

Universal Driver Update: Was I Scammed?

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Don’t fall for driver download scams. What to look out for. Continue reading

Is Ad Blocking Ethical?

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Is it ethical to block ads? How much would you be wiling to pay for ad-free content? Continue reading

Firewall Warning Pop-Up: What Should I Do?

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Beware this firewall pop-up scam. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

Universal Facebook Search: Privacy Problem?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Facebook Universal Search: Should you be worried about your privacy? Continue reading

How Much Is Your Personal Data Worth?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Just how much is your personal data worth and just who’s collecting it? Continue reading

How Do I Know You Aren’t Making It Up?

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

How to tell the difference between a hoax and the truth online. Continue reading

Tips to make sure that free download won’t hurt your PC. Continue reading

AdBlock Now Allows Acceptable Ads

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

If you use the popular AdBlock extension for Chrome, you may begin seeing a few more ads. AdBlock had joined the “Acceptable Ads” program.

The program uses specific guidelines to decide if an ad is “non-annoying” and therefore, acceptable to be displayed.  These ads will be displayed by default.

The developer, Michael Gundlach, promises that acceptable ads will be determined by an impartial group of experts. … Continue reading

Is Norton Compatible With Windows 10?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Is Norton compatible with Windows 10? We check it out. Continue reading

Malware Attacks Linux-Based Systems

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

A malware attack is hitting Linux systems and taking down websites. Continue reading

Hacked Companies Facing Fines

Monday, October 12th, 2015

If your cybersecurity isn’t up to snuff, your company could face major penalties. Continue reading

Apple CEO Bashes “Free” Services

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

When it comes to free services, Apple CEO Tim Cook warns that you’re the product. Continue reading

What Will Happen Next With Pogo?

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Is Pogo games doomed or will they switch game platforms? Continue reading

What caused the developer of the Apple App Store’s most popular ad-block app to pull it from the market? Continue reading

Malware Infects iOS Apps

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Malware hits dozens of iPhone and iPad apps. We look at the infected apps and how you can protect yourself. Continue reading

Why Doesn’t Pogo Support Chrome?

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Jennifer is fed up with Pogo and wants to know why they don’t support Chrome. Continue reading

Grandparent Scammers Still Targeting Seniors

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

The grandparent scam is still targeting seniors and the scammers are finding new ways to squeeze out money. Continue reading

Why “Free” Movies Could Cost You Plenty

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Illegal downloaders beware. Studios have started going after individual users. Continue reading

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