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In The News 11-21-14

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

In The News 11-21-14 Unlimited cloud storage perks for Office 365 subscribers, new malware targets Macs & iPhones and Showtime adds Internet-only subscription. 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

In The News 11-14-11

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

In The News 11-14-11 Google working on a pill that could detect cancer, Drupal tells users to consider themselves hacked and Microsoft shows off a new fitness watch. 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

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

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

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

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

In The News 10-24-14

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

In The News 10-24-14 Hackers steal 100,000 Snapchat photos, Linux wants to help develop drones and TV watchers love their tablets. Continue reading

Do I Need To Pay For Driver Updates?

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Do you need to pay for driver updates? Learn about a piece of scareware that could trick you into paying for free updates. Continue reading

76 Million Households Hit By Bank Hack

Friday, October 10th, 2014

It’s been revealed that a cyberattack against banking giant JPMorgan Chase hit 76 million households this summer along with 7 million small businesses. Continue reading

In The News 10-10-14

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

In The News 10-10-14 Trojan spyware targets iPhones & Android, new Microsoft keyboard works with any device & eBay splits PayPal into separate company. Continue reading

A serious flaw leaves computers running Linux and OS X vulnerable to attack. What you need to know about Shellshock.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2687857/bigger-than-heartbleed-shellshock-flaw-leaves-os-x-linux-more-open-to-attack.html Continue reading

Should I Bank With XP

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Anita is still doing her online banking on an XP system. She wants to know if it’s safe. Continue reading

How Do I Keep Kids From Buying Apps?

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Gary wants to know how to password-protect app purchases, so his grandkids don’t go on a shopping spree when they use his tablet. Continue reading

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

In The News 9-19-14

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

In The News 9-19-14 – Healthcare.gov is hacked, Microsoft sued over Bing Image Search and Apple adding more security notifications. 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

Raymond wants to know if there’s anyway to get rid of password prompts on his Mac. 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

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

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

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