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Posts Tagged ‘security’



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

Don’t Repost This Facebook Fraud

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Millions are sharing a fake Facebook privacy post. Here’s what to look out for. 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

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

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

Have I Been Pwned?

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Check if you have an account that has been compromised in a data breach on a pwned website. Continue reading

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

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

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