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The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

The Importance of Passwords and Password Management

December 27, 2016

If I had a penny for every time a website told me that my password was too weak, I’d probably have enough for a combo meal from any fast food restaurant. This time it’s my turn to give the password lecture all in the name of cyber security. There are many ways websites go about […]

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Why You Should Get MacOS 10.12.2

Why You Should Get MacOS 10.12.2

December 20, 2016

There is more of reason to switch to Apples new macOS 10.12.2 than better battery life. A Swedish hacker made a device that steals passwords off a mac just by connecting a cable. By simply connecting a device running his PCILeech software to a MacBook’s Thunderbolt port, then forcing a reboot, you can gain the system’s password in less […]

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Email Attachment Viruses

Email Attachment Viruses

December 8, 2016

If you have had an email address for any extended period of time, you have probably encountered spam emails. Also depending on how long you’ve had an email address, you may have already realized that these emails can be far more than just harmless annoyances. While email addresses are great targets for spam messages, they […]

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Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

November 29, 2016

The invention of antivirus software has caused a lot of computer users to be spared from a whole lot of hassle. Due to the vast amount of viruses and malware on the internet, there is a large variety of antivirus programs for consumers to choose from, but be wary when downloading antivirus software because everything […]

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Ransomware Removal

Ransomware Removal

October 13, 2016

The internet has a reputation for being a place people can go to get their technology tampered with by others. One tool in the arsenal of the modern-day cybercriminal is ransomware. For those of you who don’t know, ransomware is software which is designed to make victims pay a certain amount of money before possibly […]

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3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

September 15, 2016

The sheer amount of people who use the internet makes it a great place for malevolent opportunists, who can tamper with your technology, privacy, and income if you are not careful. Since I have not met anyone who enjoys having their privacy intruded on, technology broken, or income stolen, I am going to give you […]

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Centralized System Settings with Windows GodMode

Centralized System Settings with Windows GodMode

August 11, 2016

Windows 10 has been out for some time now, but I want to share a trick that has only recently fallen under my radar. Not many Windows users know this little gimmick, but apparently it has been making its rounds for Windows computers since Windows 7. Somewhat inappropriately dubbed as “GodMode”, this little hidden gem […]

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PC Tune-Ups for Southwest Ohio

PC Tune-Ups for Southwest Ohio

July 12, 2016

Everything degrades with time, and your computer is no exception to this rule. If this was not true, computer manufacturing companies would not make a profit by selling upgraded versions of their technology. As a consumer you should know that there are ways of getting your computer back into the game that do not involve […]

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How To Free Up Disk Space On Windows 10 PCs

How To Free Up Disk Space On Windows 10 PCs

April 18, 2016

It seems that no matter how much hard drive space we have on our computers we’re always clamoring for more. Whether you’re keeping a bunch of pictures on your PC or you’re downloading a lot of content, there just never seems to be enough space. Sure there are a lot of ways to fix this […]

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What To Do If Your Hard Drive Fails

What To Do If Your Hard Drive Fails

March 15, 2016

The hard drive in your computer or laptop is a mechanical machine that consists of moving parts. Every hard drive on the market has at least one spinning platter along with tiny magnetic read/write heads, two motors, and a lot of circuitry. When your hard drive is working properly, one motor spins the platters while […]

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