Facebook users need to be very careful online. Between games that try to spam every one you know to sites that use your connection to Facebook as a wedge to trick you into opening the door for their viruses.... A user might, for instance, get an email that has all of the theming and imagery…Read more
How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)
The pile of fear-mongering tech-garbage that is CSI: Cyber notwithstanding, it is important to protect your information and privacy. Once a concern that was the province of the paranoid, years worth of reports and revelations have made it readily apparent that people really can (and do) spy on you through your webcam. Read on as we…Read more
How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers
Besides PC repair, I also am contracted to do occasional ATM repairs. Maybe because of having done that for the last few years, I'm more aware of what can be done to the machines. With all the recent headlines about point-of-sale malware infecting retailers and restaurants around the country, it's easy to forget the more…Read more
Is your PC a part of a botnet? Check it!
[Kaspersky Blog] Many people still think that malware is a software that completely disrupts the normal functioning of PCs. If your computer is working well, it means it’s not infected, right? Wrong. Malware creators are not your bored cyber-cowboys anymore. The main goal of cybercriminals is not to make a cyber-disaster just for kicks, but…Read more