Posts Tagged: Windows

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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Still Worried Windows 10 Is Spying On You?

Still Worried Windows 10 Is Spying On You?

January 15, 2016

What’s the common factor between Windows 10 and some of the most prominent actors of the Golden Age of Hollywood? They are both accused of being spies! Just like Charlie Chaplin and Helen Keller (yes, that’s real), Windows 10 has been accused of spying. Specifically, Windows 10 has been accused of spying on literally everything […]

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Don’t Wait For Your Windows 10 Upgrade!

Don’t Wait For Your Windows 10 Upgrade!

July 31, 2015

Windows 10 was officially released on Wednesday andI know you’re totally having a great time with it right? Well I mean if you were able to download it that is. According to reports, some 14 million PCs have downloaded Windows 10. While that is a staggering number it still doesn’t include everyone, myself included. According […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

January 30, 2015

A Virus Filled World Out There   Today’s Top Threat W32.Tempedreve.C!inf The Tempedreve worm creates a host of files on your PC, and creates a fake invoice document to try to get you to pay for the removal of the virus. The worm will connect to other network devices including jump drives and network drives. […]

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Windows 10 Preview Wrap Up

Windows 10 Preview Wrap Up

January 22, 2015

First Year Free The first exciting bit of news is the one that has been swirling around the internet all day, and that is, for the first year of its release Windows 10 will be free to upgrade to. So if you have Windows 7 or 8 you will be able to purchase and install […]

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Computer Security Watch – Small Business Security

Computer Security Watch – Small Business Security

December 16, 2014

Small Business Security And You!         Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomcrypt.O The newest iteration of the ransomware Trojans is back. The Trojan will encrypt files with an extremely detailed algorithm and demand payment for your files back. Now would be a good time to back up your files just in case! Today’s Top […]

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Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

November 21, 2014

Firewalls are easily considered one of the most essential features of security for your computer. A firewall is a network security system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on applied rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is assumed […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

November 13, 2014

Chinese Hackers And USPS   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Jiripbot   The backdoor.Jiripot is your everyday standard low distribution backdoor Trojan which will do its best to steal your information and open your computer up to more and more threats. Today’s Top Stories The Unavoidable Acceleration of Everything. What next for wearables and IoE? “It is […]

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China Makes Just About Everything, Including… Your Operating System?

China Makes Just About Everything, Including… Your Operating System?

August 28, 2014

When was the last time that you picked something up and it said, “Made In America”? Probably not very recently. We are a nation that tends to outsource the manufacturing of just about every product we have in this country. Everything from the clothes on our backs to the toys we give our children seems […]

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Bug Found In Internet Explorer Lets Hackers Control Your Computer

Bug Found In Internet Explorer Lets Hackers Control Your Computer

April 29, 2014

Right now, Microsoft is hurrying to fix a problem in its popular Web browser that was found over the weekend by security experts at FireEye. This bug is something that hackers have caught on to and are exploiting it as hard as they can. Basically, hackers have began setting up websites that they are tricking […]

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