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
How Malware gets installed on your PC via legitimate websites
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
Free Local TV Channels!
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!
Happy Birthday Computer Fixx!
Happy Birthday Computer Fixx! We’re celebrating our ninth year in business providing computer services in Wilmington, NC. Since our business opened on January 1, 2008, we’ve serviced thousands of computers, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the many … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Computer Fixx!
Today is Computer Security Day
November 30th 2016 is Computer Security Day. As so many people are victimized by online criminals these days, make sure you do the following to minimize the chance of having your identity, data, or money, stolen. 1. Make sure you have Windows updates enabled. 2. Install an … [Read more...] about Today is Computer Security Day