Monday, October 25, 2021
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Scams


License: "Your Windows License will expire tomorrow!" Read More


Virus: "This is Microsoft, you have a virus on your computer." Read More


Popups: "Your computer has been blocked!" Read More

Email Spam


Spam: Junk email sent unsolicited as a mass mailing, usually advertising a product. Read More


Phishing: Fraudulent emails representing a known company for the purpose of stealing your information Read More

Malware

What is malware?

The origin of malware are the words malicious and software.

How can it affect me?

Malware can take over your computer, steal your identity and clean out your bank account.

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Tablets

E-Reader, scheduling assistant, drawing board, you name it.  And what you can do on a computer, you can do on a tablet. 

 

Tablets and smartphones are, because of their size, are often targets for thieves - small and easy to conceal, there is also a market for them that makes them easy to sell.  And it's just easier to set down a phone or tablet and walk off, unlike a personal computer or laptop!

Many of the same apps that run on your phones will also run on your tablets.  If you take your tablet with you often, consider installing an app that will remotely wipe the device.  One thing you should do if it is stolen is to CHANGE YOUR PASSWORDS on all accounts that you may have accessed on the tablet.  Especially if you have credit card information stored, such as on the Apple Store.  This goes for smartphones, also. 

 

Other Devices

  • Windows or Mac?
    This site is primarily for Microsoft Windows operating systems.  Why is that?
  • Tablets
    E-Reader, scheduling assistant, drawing board, you name it.  And what you can do...
  • Internet of Things
    IoT - Internet of things.  What does that really mean?

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