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Best Free Utility Programs

Best Free Utility Programs

Welcome to 2017! If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to figure out a free way to keep your computers in tip top shape, then you’ve come to the right place. Because in this article we will be discussing a free set of tools that allow you to clean, optimize,...

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Hack proof your Life

Hack proof your Life

Password suck, am I right? It’s often seen as an annoying little obstacle to getting at our beloved applications and personal data. Yet historically it’s the only thing that allows us to keep our data separate from everyone else’s. It’s also the only thing that keeps...

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Scam Alert – Facebook Blessing Loom

Scam Alert – Facebook Blessing Loom

Social Media is relatively new to the human experience. Ponzi schemes are as old as the hills. Put the two together and you get what one Attorney General is referring to as nothing more than an illegal get rich quick scheme. The scam is called the Blessing Loom, and...

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Gooligan

Gooligan

There’s a new attack targeting Google apps running on Android versions 4 and 5. The malware is picked up from unauthorized apps distributed through 3rd party app stores – the kind of app stores that provide “free” versions of your favorite apps, or that require you to...

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Clear those “Cookies”!

Clear those “Cookies”!

Here’s another quality, yet fairly simple step to help you manage some storage space AND help keep your system free of various forms of spyware, malware and even some viruses. Whether you are aware of it or not, every time you visit a web page, ANY, web page your...

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The Facebook Encryption Virus

The Facebook messaging app is being used to spread a nasty encryption virus. Here’s how it works. The target receives a message via the facebook messaging app. The message contains an image file ending with the extension .svg, which stands for scalable vector graphic....

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What is the status of your wireless network?

Security loop holes have been known to cause major damage to your business or even your home. Protect your wireless network from various attacks by locking it down. Here are some tips to keep yourself protected: 1. Use WPA/WPA2 encryption with a strong pass-phrase. If...

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Is Your Mac Really Safe than a PC?

Is Your Mac Really Safe? A common perception is that Macs are inherently more secure and less prone to malware than their PC counterparts. But is this true? In this article I want to offer a little perspective on this common perception and explain why owning a Mac...

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Is The Cloud The Right Place For Your Business?

A recent conversation with a colleague had to do with the benefits of the cloud. The question at hand was whether it’s better for companies to move their IT assets to the cloud, or to handle their own network infrastructure and data storage? And like everything in IT...

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WebCams

Bad guys are using a malicious software to remotely access a user’s webcam and spy on them. The malicious software is called a RAT, which stands for Remote Access Trojan. And once installed, it gives the bad guys control over your computer’s webcam. Accessing other...

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