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In The News 3-13-15

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

In The News 3-13-15 Electronics as heirlooms, Hillary Clinton’s e-mail mess and Xbox adapter makes PC gaming easier. Continue reading

Lenovo Installed Hijacking Adware On PCs

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

A PC manufacturer apologizes for pre-installing potentially dangerous adware on laptops. Continue reading

How Do I Protect Against Ransomware?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Ernie’s been hearing a lot about ransomware and wants to know how it works. We look at how to fight it. Continue reading

Beware This Facebook Friend Scam

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Beware of this Facebook friend scam. How scammers target you on social media. Continue reading

Do I Need Virus Protection?

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Dianna has multiple tablets and wants to know if she needs virus protection. Continue reading

Google Reveals Mac Security Flaws

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Google has revealed six unpatched flaws in Apples OS X. Continue reading

In The News 01-30-15

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

In The News 1-30-15 – An amazing space photo, tech companies spend big on lobbyists and a Flash flaw uncovered. Continue reading

Did Google Put Windows Users At Risk?

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Google & Microsoft are fighting over security practices. Did Google put Windows users at risk? Continue reading

Bug Targets VLC Player On XP

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

VLC Player users beware! A new bug targets the player on Windows XP systems. Continue reading

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

Radio Station Running XP Hijacked By Hackers

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

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

Does My Security Software Cover My Tablet?

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

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

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