Category Archives: Internet

Cheetah Mobile: Hacking Team can remotely control computers and smartphones

http://www.cmcm.com/blog/en/security/2015-07-17/685.html No matter what follows please believe that this data breach is bad for many but – in motivation – could someone have been trying to right a wrong? Maybe, more below. First the confusing irony, a surveillance company called Hacking … Continue reading

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Three practical reasons to use your browser’s private mode | PCWorld

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2106766/three-practical-reasons-to-use-your-browsers-private-mode.html There is no silver bullet or one-click protection for online security. It requires vigilance at all times on multiple fronts and this tip is in no way a cure-all but it will help reduce the size of your digital … Continue reading

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Windows 7: The best security packages at the end of mainstream support | AV-TEST

This is important considering that Microsoft has stopped mainstream support of Win7 and that AV-Test suggests to stop using Security Essentials. http://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/windows-7-the-best-security-packages-at-the-end-of-mainstream-support/ I replaced Security Essentials with 360 Total Security Essentials – formerly 360 Internet Security – beating out Panda Free … Continue reading

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Avast blog » Ransomware holds eSports players hostage

Online gamers be aware, you are being targeted and it’s not just Windows users. Backup important files often and off-device/off-network – as network devices can be attacked – update antivirus, system and programs especially JAVA, PDF readers, Flash, browsers, etc. … Continue reading

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Suddenlink’s free Internet upgrade may require a new modem.

Free? well yes especially if you currently lease your modem. The upgrade requires a modem supporting the DOCSIS 3.0 protocol and there should be some level of speed increase at all account levels. You can buy such a device from … Continue reading

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