Protecting your personal data online
Your personally identifiable information is online
for anyone to see, but here’s how you can get it under control
The 5 Best VPN Extensions for Chrome – 2019
HP Chromebook x360 14 First Impressions
Does Technology Isolate or Connect?
There are those who feel that technology is
isolating us from the world. I couldn't disagree more.
New Guake Drop-Down Terminal PPA (Ubuntu And Linux
Guake is a drop-down terminal for the GNOME desktop
which includes split terminal functionality, session save/restore,
support for transparency, and many other features.
How You Can Modernize Your Old Beater with the
Smashing Security #123: Backups – a necessary evil?
Sextortion Scammers Change Tactics to Bypass Spam
Vulnerability Found in Millions of Email Systems
The vuln could allow remote execution of code with
root privilege in more than 4.1 million systems.
A quarter of phishing emails bypass Office 365
Email phishing is one of the most often used – and
most successfully used – attack vectors that lead to cybersecurity
incidents and breaches.
A Complete Guide to SSD and HDD Setup in Windows 10
How to Sync Folders Windows 10 to External Drive? 3
Tools Are Here!
Have a need to sync folders in Windows 10 so that
you can keep folders to different locations to protect data safe?
In this post, we will offer you 3 sync tools, as well as how to
sync two folders to an external hard drive or between drives in
The easier cord-cutting is, the less money it saves
A friendly reminder that cord-cutting has never
been a magic solution.
The Beginner’s Guide to Google Sheets
10 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal
Check out these quick tips to boost your wireless
signal from your router, extend and optimize your Wi-Fi coverage,
and speed up your surfing.
What you need to know about Facebook's new digital
Robocall scams driving you crazy? Here's how to
Hounded by weird robocalls? Learn how to respond to
calls from scammers with our list of the latest tips and tools.
How To Clean a Laptop keyboard
Netflix Testing Instagram-Like Feed on Its App
Which Files Were Affected by a Hack or Malware?
After a hack or malware infection, you'll want to
know you've cleaned up the resulting mess. The news is not good.
How To Convert PDF To Text On Linux (GUI And
This article presents 2 tools for converting PDF
documents to editable text on Linux, using a graphical tool
(Calibre) and a command line tool (pdftotext).
Apple Warns Customers to Stop Using Some MacBook
The scourge of stalkerware
Beware of Calls Saying Your Social Security Number
Healthcare Breach Expands to 19.6 Million Patient
LabCorp says its third-party debt-collection
provider, AMCA, notified the company that information on 7.7
million patients had leaked. Expect more healthcare companies to
Half of security pros would rather walk barefoot in
a public restroom than use public Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi is rife with security risks, and
cybersecurity professionals aren't taking any chances, according
to a Lastline report.
High-rolling hacker jailed after launching malware
attacks via websites
Fix: External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Or
Sometimes, when you connect an external hard drive
to your computer, you may find it fails to show up. The external
hard drive not showing up Mac/Windows 10 problem occurs
frequently, and it could lead to data loss.
There are some useful fixes to the external hard
drive not detected issue. Please read this page to know how to
access the drive without data loss.
WiSA, the low-latency, wireless multi-channel audio
standard is ready for take-off
With THX now on board to add weight to its
audio-quality claims, and new vendors such as LG signing up, it
looks as though WiSA is finally ready to become a meaningful
How to Use the Linux cat and tac Commands
Wi-Fi Range Extender vs. Mesh Network: What's the
Looking to increase the power of your current
wireless connection? Learn the difference between a Wi-Fi extender
and a mesh system to make a better decision.
Download or listen to the library's 78 RPM record
collection for free
Romance and confidence fraud: Cybercrime’s $363
FBI expert tells the Avast Blog about fraud related
to social media and dating sites, the second-costliest type of
How To Flush your DNS in Windows 10
Excel Now Lets You Get Real-Time Stock Data From
Should I Upgrade to Windows 8.1 Instead of Windows
As Windows 8.1 is "between" Windows 7 and Windows
10, it's tempting to think it's a less jarring change. It's not.
Using fitness tracking tech to fight cyberattacks
Apple Is Playing Chicken With China. Will Beijing
Microsoft Ditches Major Windows 10 Revamp
Collections Firm Behind LabCorp, Quest Breaches
Files for Bankruptcy
Advertising Alliance Plans Protocols to Reduce
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media will seek
ways to clamp down on dangerous and fake content.
Get Ready for the First Wave of AI Malware (this
will up the risks we face personally and the data on various
business systems we have accounts on)
Fake Instagram assistance apps found on Google Play
are stealing passwords
Bayrob malware gang convicted of infecting over
400,000 computers worldwide, stealing millions through online
Cavalier Audio Maverick wireless smart speaker
review: This Alexa-powered Wi-Fi speaker speaks Bluetooth, too
And it’s fabricated from high-end materials,
including aluminum and genuine leather, but this speaker’s sound
quality left me saying "meh."
How to See Which Apps Are Using Your Webcam on
12 Tips to Troubleshoot Your Internet Connection
If you're experiencing lag while gaming or it takes
forever to download music, the problem might be on your end.
Before you call your ISP, try these easy router tips to get back
Don't fall for this fake message from Netflix!
Tech support scams: Tips to protect yourself
Learn how to spot, avoid, and protect yourself from
the worst tech support scams.
The Best Media Server Software – May 2019
Skype Now Lets You Share Your IPhone and Android
Screens During Video Calls
How Do I Password-protect a Flash Drive?
There are several approaches to password-protecting
a flash drive, one of which might be designed for exactly the task
Chrome updates improve security, privacy for
Trace an Email? Here's how...
How to Fix: Windows 10 Taskbar Unreadable (Text too
Cyberattack diverts almost $500,000 out of city of
Tallahassee payroll account
Google Targets Deceptive Sites with New Chrome
A new extension and browser alert aim to help users
report deceptive sites and prevent them from encountering fraud.
Dragonblood vulnerabilities disclosed in WiFi WPA3
Dragonblood vulnerability discovered by the same
security researcher who discovered the KRACK attack on WPA2.
GCHQ cracks Frank Sidebottom's secret codes
Intelligence agency GCHQ has cracked secret codes
hidden by the man behind cult comedy character Frank Sidebottom.
City treasurer tricked into wiring $100K US to
fraudster Social Sharing
Marian Simulik scammed by email that appeared to
come from city manager
Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best
combination of digital assistant and audio performance?
With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri,
Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right
model for you.
How to Reduce the File Size of a PowerPoint
What Is Wi-Fi 6? New Wi-Fi Names Explained
The Wi-Fi Alliance is renaming its Wi-Fi versions.
Here's why 802.11n, ac, and ax are becoming Wi-Fi 4, 5, and 6 and
what you'll see on routers and devices going forward.
5 hidden Microsoft Word tricks that will make you
stand up and cheer
Are budget-tracking apps safe?
An app that helps manage your finances could be
useful, but is your data secure?