Internet Explorer – Vulnerabilities exposed. Again.
It is time for another technology blog post and, unfortunately, I am going to revisit an old topic: Internet Explorer. Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have long been suggested alternatives for internet browsers for a variety of reasons. The newest reason would be the identification of a universal flaw in Internet Explorer, even if your […]
Pay Attention to Who Wants Your Information
The days of a sneaky thief stealing your purse to get your personal information are long gone. Rummaging through trash to find unshredded bank statements is just too boring. Identity thieves are so brazen that they will just come out and ask you for any information they need: bank account numbers, social security numbers, credit […]
So, you want to be your own IT professional?
Information Technology (IT) is the practice of using computers to store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit, and communicate data. Humans have been doing this since writing was first developed back in about 3000 BC. IT encompasses technologies such as computer hardware, software, electronics, internet, e-commerce, computer services, networks, telecom equipment, and much more. And IT professionals deal […]
PC and Network Security Tools
Back in the good ole days, all you needed to protect your computer and keep your data private was a single piece of antivirus software. Boy, have things changed! Now as soon as you turn your PC on and connect it to a network, you are immediately at risk for viruses, spam, malware, worms, trojan […]
Spear Phishing… huh???
By now I’m sure you’ve not only heard of phishing scams, but probably even received a few through email. These attempts of online identity theft and fraud are running rampant over the Internet. The typical phishing scam seeks to obtain usernames, passwords, and credit card information by masquerading as a trustworthy source. However, there are […]