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Website Pop-up Scams

In Tech Blog by zdwyer

New Fake Virus Scam: Website Pop-up Alerts What are they? The majority of people have encountered pop-up’s on their computers. A growing issue in this category is the fake virus pop-ups that we get …

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The Importance of a Strong Password

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Just about everything that you use today requires you to have a password: your computer, email, online banking, social media accounts, etc. Strong passwords can protect you from getting information stolen …

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The Rise and Fall of Flash Player

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Back in 2005 when Macromedia (Shockwave) Flash was purchased by Adobe, it had already become quite popular with website developers. Once media streaming pioneers, such as YouTube, had chosen Flash …

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Phishing Risks – February Alert

In Cyber Alert by zdwyer

 – MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2016 – Threat Level: MEDIUM Provided by US-CERT and IRS- The Phising Risks of Tax Season Throughout the year, scam artists pose as legitimate entities—such as the …

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Installing Windows 10

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Installing Windows 10: An Easy Guide With the upcoming release of Windows 10, users will are able to upgrade their existing installations to their corresponding versions of Windows 10 as …

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Social Engineering

In Tech Blog by zdwyer

Social Engineering There are many safety measures we all take to protect ourselves and our data. Some examples include anti-virus/anti-spyware, firewalls, secured wireless, strong passwords, and sometimes even bio-metrics such …