Computer viruses are part of life in our always-on, always-connected world. They’ve been with us since the early ‘80s, though the Internet made them much easier to spread. But you don’t have to be afraid of them. With a little understanding and preparedness you can avoid the pitfalls of a computer virus and keep your computer in top shape.
These scams can be full of viruses and malware, or they are phishing schemes that are meant to trick you into providing personal information that can be used to steal your identity. Luckily, we have the information you need in order to be informed and stop these threats.
And Avoid Them in the Future Some rivalries are legendary … Whether it’s Coca-Cola and Pepsi, KFC and Chick-fil-A or Android versus iPhone, certain things are seemingly meant to compete. When it comes to the battle of the smartphones, Android holds its own. Each year, Android accounts for a significant percentage of smartphone sales. Users… Read more →
And Avoid Them In the Future Around the world, 1.3 billion people use Apple devices. Although Apple offers lots of devices, from TVs to computers, one of their most popular offerings is the iPhone. In many ways, Apple’s smartphone is like a computer, camera, television, phone, music player and more in one device. Since an… Read more →
If you want to keep your Windows or Apple computer running smoothly and avoid fake operating system updates, follow these essential security tips.
Although most free gaming sites themselves are secure, there are often pop-ups and ads that can be dangerous. Here’s some must-know information about the dangers of online gaming and how you can protect yourself.
There is a security flaw in Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2), a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. An adversary can break the encryption between a router and a device. Then, they can steal sensitive information, like credit card numbers, emails and passwords.
Fake email, or spoofed email, is email sent by unknown, often malicious, third parties that is disguised so it appears to come from a trusted source.
Clickbait piques interest with a catchy photo or caption that seems too good to pass up. Most the time, clickbait is pretty harmless. Over the past couple of years, though, there’s been a huge surge in malicious clickbait.
As you use your computer over time it can become less efficient and slower as configuration settings are changed and new software and files are stored to the disk drives. Here are some tips to speed things up.