End of Life for Windows 7 Could Mean Trouble for Some Users

End of Life for Windows 7 Could Mean Trouble for Some Users

Every few years Microsoft rolls out a new version of Windows. Some of those versions end up being duds (think Vista and Millenium) and some of them gain a cult-like following like XP and the quickly approaching its end of life, Windows 7. Microsoft has announced that...
Real-Time Scans Are the Front Line in Computer Protection

Real-Time Scans Are the Front Line in Computer Protection

Close your eyes and pretend for a moment that it’s 2006. You are running a virus scan on your computer. It’s already been 20 minutes, but there’s no end in sight. Luckily, this isn’t the way antivirus software runs anymore, or at least it shouldn’t be. You should be...
Phone Updates Are Not the Enemy

Phone Updates Are Not the Enemy

Have you ever wondered why there are so many phone updates? If you’re like most smartphone users, updating your apps or the phone’s operating system is a chore best left for later. But being careful about keeping your phone fresh can help protect you from...
Password Managers: Absolutely Essential for Secure Password Storage

Password Managers: Absolutely Essential for Secure Password Storage

Why is a password manager essential for secure password storage? Stolen and weak passwords are leveraged in 81% of hacking-related breaches, according to Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report. The importance of protecting and using strong passwords is dire....
Will Your Technical Support Company Support You?

Will Your Technical Support Company Support You?

Let’s face it, many of us need technical support. As technology advances, and we add more and more devices to our homes and businesses, it’s not always possible to know the ins and outs of all the different operating systems and software we need to use. So, it’s a...
How to Protect Yourself from Technology Scams

How to Protect Yourself from Technology Scams

Do you often receive calls from a number that looks exactly like yours, only to answer and find technology scams on the other end of the line? This increasingly common method is called “neighborhood spoofing.” These cell phone scams lure people into trusting the...
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