The only thing spreading faster than coronavirus are the fake news stories about coronavirus! Three customers in the last week have brought their computers to my shop because they clicked on links that came up in search results that claimed to have new information about … [Read more...] about Fake News Stories About Coronavirus Contain Malware
Microsoft has provided support for Windows 7 for the past 10 years since it was released on October 22 2009. However, support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. After this date, updates that help to protect your computer will no longer be released. Microsoft recommends that … [Read more...] about Windows 7 Has Officially Retired
A customer of mine came in today who had fallen victim to another version of the tech scams that are constantly evolving and getting more and more cunning. While surfing the net, he got a pop up on his computer telling him he had malware on his computer and that he should call … [Read more...] about Tech Scam Variation
Most people know to stay away from bad neighborhoods on the Internet, but don’t realize it’s possible to get malware on your PC even from visiting legitimate websites. For example, if you’re on a website and a popup informs you to update your flash player or that you have to … [Read more...] about How Malware gets installed on your PC via legitimate websites
I finally took the time to get rid of Time Warner cable and I couldn’t be happier. I’ve been a Time Warner cable and Internet customer for many long, expensive years. I’ve always thought their prices for cable TV were exorbitant, but I didn’t want to take the time to look for … [Read more...] about Free Local TV Channels!