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Ransomware Attack Targets Macs

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mac computers are targeted by a ransomware attack. How it happens and how to get rid of it. Continue reading

Should I Have Upgraded?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Did skipping an upgrade lead to more ads? We check out the real reason in this quick tip. Continue reading

You Should Warn People About This Scam

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

A reader alerts us to an e-mail scam and we tell her how to fight back. Continue reading

Missing Gmail: Are Hackers To Blame?

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Could hackers be behind your missing Gmail messages? What steps to take if you think your account has been compromised. Continue reading

In The News: 03-04-16

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Don’t open this text message, are ads coming to Facebook Messenger, and Time may buy Yahoo! Continue reading

Test Your Password Strength

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Check out a nifty little site that lets you check the strength of your password. Continue reading

Can Viruses Affect Cell Phones?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Are cell phones really immune from viruses? We’ve got the truth in this quick tip. Continue reading

Should Apple Let The Government In?

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Apple won’t help the FBI get into a terrorist’s iPhone. They say it’s for the greater good, but is it? Continue reading

In The News 02-26-16

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Mattel introduces a 3D printer, Apple music takes off, and Linux Mint is hacked. Continue reading

People Connect Microsoft Scam

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Another day, another Microsoft phone scam. Learn what to look out for. Continue reading

How To Spot A Facebook Fraud

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

We look at another Facebook scam that won’t go away and check out how you can spot a fraud. Continue reading

Acceptable Ads – What Adblocker Plus Says

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

What does Adblock Plus consider an acceptable ad? We break down the rules. Continue reading

Adblock Plus says it wants to be friends with advertisers, but it may not be going so well. Find out why. Continue reading

Why Apple is breaking iPhones on purpose and what you need to watch out for. Continue reading

More Info On Windows Updates

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Microsoft is making it easier to understand just what their updates are all about. Continue reading

Facebook: Is This For Real?

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

How do you tell if a Facebook request for a photo ID is real? We check it out. Continue reading

Will Windows 10 Switch My Anti-Virus?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Will Windows 10 change your preferred anti-virus? We check out what happens when you upgrade. Continue reading

Biometrics On My PC

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

How can you use biometics on your PC. We check out some options. Continue reading

Is Microsoft Dumping Me?

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

A headline has a reader in panic mode. We look for the truth. Continue reading

Password Problems: Has Yahoo Been Hacked?

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Issues logging in have a reader worried about hackers. How to get a handle on password problems in Yahoo! Mail. Continue reading

A scary security flaw could affect tens of millions of users. Continue reading

How a simple security flaw in driver-update software puts everyone at risk. Continue reading

The steps you must take to make sure your data is secure. Continue reading

In The News 01-15-16

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Windows 10 and Apple Music soar, while Google discovers a nasty flaw in a popular password manager. Continue reading

Windows 8 – It’s Time To Upgrade

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Warning to Windows 8 users, you need to upgrade now! Find out why and how it’s done. Continue reading

Is This Screen A Scam?

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Is Mozilla’s appeal for money some kind of scam? We check it out. Continue reading

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