I came across an interesting article concerning the security risks of wearable technology. This article calls it the darkside of wearable technology http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-dark-side-of-wearables-how-theyre-secretly-jeopardizing-your-security-and-privacy/?tag=nl.e036&s_cid=e036&ttag=e036&ftag=TREa988f1c. What do you think?
Beware of the telephone scam where a person tells you they are with Microsoft support and you have viruses on your computer. Their aim is to convince you to let them have access to your computer to supposedly “fix” the problem. What really happens is they infect your computer and charge you to remove the […]
Is your computer secure? What steps do you take to insure that your computer is secure? The first step is to have a good password to log in to your computer. The next step is that when you leave your computer unattended, that it requires a login to get access to it. Are your operating […]
Does your computer have a comprehensive Internet Security Program protecting you from viruses and spyware and firewall protection against potential hackers? It does not matter if you have a Windows computer or a Mac, you need protection. Besides having the protection, you need to keep it up-to-date. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who […]
Hello, I work on computers. Over the past several months, I have noticed an increase in malicious threats winding up on computers because people are unaware of what they are clicking on or downloading. When you download a program or an attachment, look carefully at your computer screen and make sure that is all you […]
Hello, Just in case you hadn’t heard. Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP. The date appears to be April 8th. This means Microsoft will not provide anymore updates. It will become a non-supported operating system. All operating systems eventually come to an end life. If you have not switched to a newer system, then, the […]
Hello Apple Users, Recent critical updates were put out by Apple. Make sure all of your Apple products are up to date.
Hello, As I have stated in earlier posts, this blog is for the average everyday computer user. I focus the content and my writing style to those who don’t have the time for tech speak. I find that people want to learn, but just don’t have the time. So, that’s where I step in. There’s […]
So, how much is your privacy worth? I must admit that when I saw the title of this article I thought it would be another government conspiracy story. After carefully reading it, you can see the potential for abuse from even innocent looking devices. It’s a buyer beware world with all the new technology gadgets. […]
Hello, I’ve been asked to make more posts about buying advice. Well, I thought having a resource you can go to for good sound information would be a great tool for anyone to have. I am a big fan of Kim Komando. She has been testing and writing about technology for over 20 years. Here’s […]