Category Archives: The Web

Facebook Is Coming After You (Sarcasm Alert)

Not sure if you heard the latest Warning about Facebook. Facebook is coming after you (warning sarcasm alert ahead). If you didn’t know what Facebook has planned, read this……. That’s right, you can expect a run on Aluminum Foil the next time you go shopping.

Yahoo Announces New Hack – Over 1 Billion Affected

Yahoo has just posted information concerning a newly found breach of its systems. This hack of Yahoo systems appears to be unrelated to a previous announced breach in September 2016.  This time the Yahoo breach is reportedly affecting an astronomical 1 Billion (yes that is a B in

Quest Diagnostics Reports It Was Hacked

According to a News Release by Quest Diagnostics, it appears they have suffered from being hacked. The news release states that on November 26, 2016, via a third party app that approximately 34,000 individuals have had Name, Date of Birth, lab results, and (in some cases) phone numbers compromised. The

Alert: Credit Card Breach @ Madison Square Garden Company

According to a notice released today by The Madison Square Garden Company, they have suffered a data breach on the on site credit card processing. Per MSG, if you visited the following locations Madison Square Garden Radio City Music Hall The Beacon Theatre The Chicago

Office Depot Caught Deceiving Customers (via KIRO 7 Seattle)

In an interview with local Seattle TV station KIRO 7, an Office Depot employee has spoken out about unnecessary computer fixes that customers who brought computers in to Office Depot were tricked into paying. According to the employee interviewed by KIRO, “If they actually did

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