Fraud and Security in Tips

Top 5 security lessons ransomware teaches us the hard way

Hackers are now developing "ransomworms" to spread ransomware automatically from one machine to the next. If you don't act now, you won't be ready...
Tips May 25, 2017

One critical thing to do with your printer before selling it

Getting rid of your old printer? Make sure you do this one thing first to protect your privacy.
Tips May 23, 2017

One change that instantly makes your computer smarter

I share a lot of ways to keep hackers from slipping viruses onto your system. Whether it's by avoiding suspicious attachments and links in...
Tips May 21, 2017

5 ways to test your computer's security

There are always digital threats looming out there such as hackers, snoopers, viruses, phishing attacks, and I could go on. If you don't think...
Tips May 21, 2017

Keep criminals off your Wi-Fi with ease

Don't let criminals use your Wi-Fi network for their illegal activities. Lock down your network now.
Tips May 20, 2017

How to spot and avoid credit card skimmers

One of the more successful tools of 21st-century crooks is the credit card skimmer. Thieves attach them to ATMs, gas pumps, point-of-sales systems and...
Tips May 20, 2017

3 essential security tasks to do right now

With just a few basic security steps, you can stop most of the threats aimed at you. And once you get your security set...
Tips May 18, 2017

How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks

Over 200,000 victims were hit by ransomware in 150 countries around the world recently. But if you think this new strain of ransomware has...
Tips May 17, 2017

5 ways people are getting scammed online

Between phishing scams, spyware, ransomware and the like, there are already tons of threats out there. But now there are other ways people are...
Tips May 13, 2017

Warning: Your phone tracks everywhere you have been

Where were you yesterday? What about a week ago? How about last month? Last year? As creepy as it might seem, your smartphone knows...
Tips May 6, 2017

Stop Windows 10 from automatically sharing your Wi-Fi with others

Windows 10 has a lot of great new features, but there's one that's worrying a lot of people. Find out what it is and...
Tips May 5, 2017

3 steps to virus-proof your computer

Keeping your computer virus-free doesn't have to be a huge or complicated ordeal. Just follow these simple steps.
Tips May 1, 2017

Do hackers really have millions of usernames and passwords? And should I be worried?

Have you been hacked? Were your usernames stolen? Or, are we just alarmists? We promise, we're not trying to scare you, even though Apple...
Tips April 28, 2017

Cyberattack: A big one is coming, prepare now

Online attacks have become one of the biggest threats to our national and personal security. It's only a matter of time before the next...
Tips April 28, 2017

5 ways you're ruining your computer without realizing it

Over the past 20 years, I've seen the same things over and over. People are constantly making accidental mistakes that are messing up their...
Tips April 24, 2017

Why there's a chip in your new credit and debit cards

Over the last couple of years, you have most likely seen this major addition to your credit cards and debit cards. You might have...
Tips April 23, 2017

How I make sure my business does not get hit by ransomware and scammers

When it comes to my business, I don't take security lightly. And there's more to protect than just my property. The data on my...
Tips April 22, 2017

5 dangerous phone scams that are spreading now

The next time your phone rings, think twice before you answer it. Five scary phone scams are spreading right now, and are fooling people...
Tips April 21, 2017

How to remove viruses from your iPhone or iPad

Let's face it, hackers and criminals are out to get you. These days, they even have ways of infecting your iPhone and iPad. Have...
Tips April 20, 2017

5 password mistakes that will likely get you hacked

Passwords are your first line of defense against hackers and snoops, but many people make some basic mistakes when creating them.
Tips April 17, 2017
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