Category Archives: The Web

Fake Email’s – A Scam That Doesn’t Go Away

Since the invention of email, there have been bad guys trying to trick others into giving up personal information. The fact that in the 25+ years since the start of the internet, as we know it, the trend continues. That just means that there are

Tech 101 – How To Use KeePass Password Manager

There have been a number of news worthy hackings over the past few months (Yahoo being the latest BIG one), and the one thing you hear every one say after each site gets hacked is “You shouldn’t use the same password on multiple sites”.

Bring Back IE / Change Default Browser In Windows 10

Since the release of Windows 10, most of the comments I’ve  heard are positive.  Everyone seems to like Windows 10, or at least like it more than Windows 8, however the BIG complaint that I keep getting over and over involves Internet Explorer being removed,

Adding 2 Factor Authentication – Amazon

This past week Amazon sent an email notifying some of its users that their passwords had been reset.   The company said there’s no reason to believe the Amazon accounts had been hijacked but decided to take this step of resetting passwords “out of an abundance

How To Remove Yourself From 4 Online People Search Sites

Did you know that for a couple of bucks, without leaving the comfort of your home, anyone could easily become a stalker. In this day and age of information available at the press of a button, it doesn’t take much or cost much, to find

Updated: Yahoo Breach Announcement Confirmed 

Updated 9/22/16 @ 3:15 pm (EDT). Yahoo has now confirmed that it was breach, by what it calls “a state sponsored actor” in 2014. The hack according to Yahoo affects at least 500 million accounts (and to that can we all say DAMM!). Per Yahoo,

Apple Releases Safari 10

While everyone was waiting for the release of macOS, Apple also released Safari 10.0 for those Mac users on OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite .  Apple lists the Safari 10 update as a recommended update, that includes improvements for privacy, compatibility, and

Securing Your Wireless Network (Via OnGuardOnline.gov)

Today’s home network may include a wide range of wireless devices, from computers and phones, to IP Cameras, smart TVs and connected appliances. Taking basic steps to secure your home network will help protect your devices – and your information – from compromise. Understand How