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Tech Tips

The Danger to you from Social Engineering

Posted on December 20, 2017

Hello members, Many of us are on Facebook and many of us like to answer those surveys or questions that others in a group ask, like what was your 3rd grade teacher, or your favorite bakery in the old neighborhood.  … Continue reading »

Net Neutrality

Posted on November 24, 2017

UPDATE: 1-2-2018: Though 2018 is here, don’t expect the net neutrality debate to disappear. Though the FCC’s repeal last month was devastating, it’s had the pleasant side effect of turning the issue mainstream—so mainstream that it’s sure to become a talking point in … Continue reading »

Beware Netflix Scam

Posted on September 27, 2017

There is a new Phishing scam targeting Netflix Subscribers. Be aware, and Never click on an email link, even if you think it OK because you are a subscriber. Instead, go to your browser and type in “”.  If there … Continue reading »

Lost phones

Posted on July 4, 2017

Two things are a must for your smart phones. Password protect it Put a contact number on your Lock Screen.  Like “If found, please call 973-555-4545” This way if a Good Samaritan finds your phone they can contact you so … Continue reading »

Danger – Ransomware Epidemic

Posted on May 16, 2017

You CAN Protect yourself.  Take precautions Cyber security has become one of the primary concerns of today’s society. Recently a ransom ware known as “Wannacry” was released to computers across the globe.  The ransom ware acts as a worm that … Continue reading »

Comparing the iPhone 7 to Galaxy S8

Posted on April 15, 2017

The Samsung flagship phone is bigger and some say better than the iPhone 7.  Here is a quick comparison from New Atlas. Another comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ vs. OnePlus 3T

Facebook Fears – NOT

Posted on March 26, 2017

Our 2017 Gala was last night and a great success.  Many people who follow us on Facebook, look for pictures of the event the next day.  That happens after any event but, what if you are Not on Facebook. Not … Continue reading »

Gmail a #1 Choice for email

Posted on March 3, 2017

I know you don’t want to dump your aol.mail, HotMail, or Yahoo Mail, etc.  And using your ISP’s email like Optonline, or Comcast, is actually not a great idea.. Consider this. Gmail has the best spam filters and Gmail can … Continue reading »


Posted on February 24, 2017

No…..That’s not a typo.  Phishing is when a “bad guy” sends an email claiming to be your bank,  or Amazon, your Cell company, or your uncle Joe.   It may say something like ” hey here is that info you … Continue reading »

Ransom Ware & Admin User

Posted on February 23, 2017

It’s scary to think that your beloved computer could be “bricked”, as easy as 1 click.  Anti Virus programs give you a false sense of security.  The first line of defense is You.  Most of us are our own I.T. … Continue reading »