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FCC Moves To Protect Your Internet Privacy

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

New FCC rules are meant to protect your privacy. But do they go far enough? Continue reading

Can you get more control over applying updates by switching to Mac? Continue reading

Does My Windows Tablet Need Anti-Virus

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Do Windows tablets need special security software? We look at the options. Continue reading

Blue Screen Tech Support Scam

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

How scammers are using the dreaded BSOD to trick you out of your money and private information. Continue reading

Why pushing the power button is not the best reaction to an online scam. Continue reading

MalwareBytes Gobbles up AdwCleaner

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

How MalwareBytes plans to use a new acquisition to make their software better. Continue reading

Bing, Chromium, Firefox… Oh My!

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

A mysterious appearing browser program, a disappearing search engine. Are they related? Continue reading

More tips for keeping your email account secure. Continue reading

How a simple tweak to Windows Defender in Windows 10 can help keep your PC safe. Continue reading

Unable To Accesses Bookmarks

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Why would your bookmarks suddenly stop working? We troubleshoot and find the culprit. Continue reading

One of the great things about the Google Chrome browser is that you can customize it by adding extensions to make it even more secure.  I’ve got some favorite extensions I’d like to share with you today.

1. HTTPS Everywhere

This is my all-time favorite and most recommended extension. Why? Because it encrypts data sent between you and a web server. So even if… Continue reading

Yahoo! Mail Stops Automatic Mail Forwarding

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Yahoo! shuts down a popular email feature? Is the recent government spying scandal to blame? Continue reading

Yahoo Scanned Hundreds Of Millions Of Emails

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Yahoo scanned the email messages of hundreds of millions of users to comply with an order from the U.S. government. Continue reading

How Phishers Hook You & Steal Your Data

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Clever crooks are willing to work hard to steal your information. Learn what to watch out for. Continue reading

The older you are, the more likely you are to engage in good password practices. Continue reading

Watch Out For This Insurance Email Scam

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

We’ve got a warning about two new scams that you need to look out for. Continue reading

If you fell for this hoax, you need to change your passwords ASAP. Continue reading

Look Out For Fake FB Friend Requests

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Don’t be fooled by a fake Facebook friend request. What to look out for. Continue reading

Amazon Email Scam

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Check out the email scam that filled up my inbox over the weekend. Continue reading

Ransomware On Facebook

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

How to avoid ransomware on Facebook. Continue reading

The Risks Of Using A Nanny Cam

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Nanny can help protect your family, but there are some things you do need to look out for. Continue reading

Ransomware Warning: This Is How They Trick You

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We’ve got a prime example of a ransomware trap. See what to look out for. Continue reading

Beware! There’s a new tactic to get you to open ransomware. How it works and how to avoid it. Continue reading

Tired Of Facebook Spam? Try This!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Get rid of spammy apps auto-posting to your Facebook wall by following a few simple steps. Continue reading

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