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Cloud storage

Posted on February 25, 2016

Many people are unaware of the values and convenience of cloud storage.  Most don’t even understand the concept. Firstly,  it is NOT in the clouds, per se, but on a computer somewhere and accessible anywhere from a multitude of devices. … Continue reading »

‘Tis the Hacking Season

Posted on December 18, 2015

Christmas time is one of the most hacked time of year.  There are more people shopping online then most other times of the year.  Be Careful! You need to keep yourself safe.  If your email has been hacked, act quickly. … Continue reading »

Doomsday Data Preppers

Posted on February 24, 2015

Excerp: While the Boy Scout Motto is, “Be Prepared” – and I was very serious about Scouting back in the day – I am always amused when I happen by NatGeo’s “Doomsday Preppers,” a show that “explores the lives of … Continue reading »

10 Privacy Tips for using Facebook

Posted on September 22, 2014

From PC Pitstop: Full article is at: http://techtalk.pcpitstop.com/2014/09/17/10-best-facebook-privacy-tips/?maketecheasier-10FBtips= ———————————————-

Ebay was hacked

Posted on June 3, 2014

In case you haven’t heard,  eBay,  the internet commerce giant reported it was hacked last week.  They are urging everyone to log-in and change their password.  The have not reported that anyone’s account has been affected, but they urge the … Continue reading »

AOL has been hacked

Posted on April 23, 2014

For those of you still using AOL for email!! According to this morning’s Fox News story,  AOL has been hacked. Change your email password immediately.   Check your “sent” folder to see if there are any emails that you didn’t … Continue reading »

Keep Windows XP Secure After April 8 Support Deadline

Posted on April 6, 2014

April 8 marks the end of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP; an operating system that’s still very popular and widely used. After that deadline, Windows XP will no longer be patched, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be used safely. … Continue reading »

Windows XP – “End of Life” 4-8-2014

Posted on April 4, 2014

Microsoft will be discontinuing support for Windows XP on April 8th. What does this mean for you?  After that date, if you use that Windows XP computer to go on the internet,  you are at risk!   Microsoft will no longer … Continue reading »

Have been trying to contact them by phone for 3 months.  Resorted to the Better Business Bureau, but got no satisfaction. If only they would answer their phone, instead of having a one week turn around with email conversations. Price … Continue reading »

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Password Safety

Posted on March 30, 2014

Every website you go to nowadays needs you to set up a Username & Password.  This is OK, but we all get complacent in our password use.  We tend to make it as simple as possible, like birthdays, etc..  We … Continue reading »