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*Updated* Question to André: “How to stop the Microsoft Pop-up Scams?” *Updated*

  Update 8/27/2018: It has come to our attention that the company behind PoperBlocker is collecting your information. Please make sure to read the #TermsOfService! We are currently recommending that people stop using PoperBlocker immediately. The company that makes PoperBlocker has tried very hard to hide the fact that they[...]
No WiFi Signal

My wireless isn’t working! What we’re seeing & a simple fix for most…

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of calls dealing with internet and wireless issues. While some have been due to malware/virus infections or hardware issues, many have been related to a similar cause… Microsoft Updates. Microsoft has been releasing a lot of updates recently. As is somewhat common, these updates[...]
USB Drives filled with Viruses and Malware are being found in peoples mailboxes

USB Drives filled with Viruses and Malware are being found in peoples mailboxes

The Basics This is currently actively happening in Australia (read police bulletin). These drives are full of malware and viruses. Upon insertion, the victims have experienced fraudulent media streaming service offers as well as other serious issues (we would imagine ransomware viruses, and viruses designed for identity theft). It’s only[...]
Windows 10 Anniversary Update issues

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Is it all it’s cracked up to be?

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been rolling out to computers around the world for a little bit now, and while Windows 10 has gotten much better over the last year, this update is boasted as making it even better with even more features. Is that true? Below you will find out[...]

Huge Mac OS Exploit Discovered – Make sure you’re updated!

Beware! Your iPhone Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Message In Brief Do you own an iPhone? Mac? Or any Apple device? Just one specially-crafted message can expose your personal information, including your authentication credentials stored in your device’s memory, to a hacker. The vulnerability is quite similar to[...]
Issues with a Dirty, Dusty Computer full of hair?

Issues with a Dirty, Dusty Computer full of hair?

Many people often forget that their computers need to breath. Computers have vents on them. Think of them as kind of like your nose and the fans kind of being kind of like your lungs, helping to push the much needed air all around keeping your computer cool and running[...]

‘Godless’ Malware – 90% of Android Devices Vulnerable to Root Exploits!

If you’re running Android 5.1 or earlier, you want to read this: Summary: Android 5.1 Lollipop and earlier is vulnerable these malware infected apps were able to bypass security checks/reviews for the app when added into the online app stores within Google Play and others distributed on a variety of app stores,[...]
Microsoft Support Scams on the rise

Microsoft Support Scams are on the rise again! This time they’re trickier.

Lately, we’ve notice a rise in the number of calls from people who have fallen victim to Microsoft Support Scams.  This isn’t a new problem and it has had several iterations, including phone calls. The current “version” is rather persistent. It normally starts as a pop-up, often filling the entire screen,[...]
Google adds new 2-Step Verification Security Options to protect users

Google adds new 2-Step Verification Security Options to protect users

Data and email security is pretty hazy in today’s world. A recent article by Hacker News talked about how easy it is for a hacker to access pretty much any account, using Facebook as a specific example, just by knowing your phone number, then resetting your account password and exploiting a[...]

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