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Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

April 9, 2015

Yahoo recently introduced a new mechanism that is supposed to allow users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their smartphones. According to Yahoo, this is an attempt to simplify authentication for its services. Now this seems like this is a standard two-factor authentication system, the type where you need to provide […]

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Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

March 24, 2015

You can be as careful as you want on the internet, and sometimes it just isn’t enough. You should always have some type of antivirus software on your computer. Right now we are going to look at the best software to protect yourself in no particular order. And always remember that Mac computers are NOT […]

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Survey Says Men Really Don’t Know Everything, At Least When It Comes To Fixing Computers

Survey Says Men Really Don’t Know Everything, At Least When It Comes To Fixing Computers

November 24, 2014

Men. We think we can fix everything, even if we’ve never had any experience with what we are trying to fix. However, a new survey seems to show that most men, despite believing they can, have absolutely no idea on how to fix computers, or any sort of technology for that matter.The survey was conducted […]

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Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

September 22, 2014

Apple’s reputation was completely crushed recently when the internet, and the world alike, were given access to arguably the largest breach of personal privacy to date. I’m talking, of course, about all the private nude photos of some of Hollywood’s most elite celebrities that were leaked online by an anonymous hacker. The photos were taken […]

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Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

June 30, 2014

Needless to say, Google is doing pretty well for itself. One of the reasons for this success, however, are those annoying ads you see popping up on your sidebar all the time. Mining personal data to deliver targeted ads to users is one of the main lifelines for the search engine and other online firms. […]

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New Malware Encrypts User Files, Demands Ransom For Decryption

New Malware Encrypts User Files, Demands Ransom For Decryption

June 8, 2014

It looks as if computer users are going to need some help from Mel Gibson as many people are finding their machines under ransom. Yeah, you read that right….ransom. According to a recent report from Cisco Systems, a number of malicious advertisements have begun popping up on some very big name websites, including Disney, Facebook […]

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Proper Tips For Cleaning Your PC

Proper Tips For Cleaning Your PC

May 19, 2014

We use our computers everyday. We use them for work, for entertainment and for everyday use. With all that use, your computer can get dirty just like anything else you use on a day to day basis. When that happens you need to clean your computer. If you want your computer to run like it […]

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New AMD Sempron Chips Target Low-Cost Desktops

New AMD Sempron Chips Target Low-Cost Desktops

March 17, 2014

AMD’s Sempron processor brand has had polarized chip fans since it was introduced in laptops back in 2004. However, a fresh new brand of this exact processor is being developed by the company, a brand that is specifically targeted at desktops. This new brand of Sempron processor will go into low-priced desktops priced around $399. […]

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North Korea’s Twitter and Flickr Hacked by Anonymous

North Korea’s Twitter and Flickr Hacked by Anonymous

April 2, 2013

Anonymous seems to have a little bit of a grudge against North Korea, but honestly, who can blame them? This time the hacktivists took to the country’s Twitter and Flickr pages to express their displeasure with North Korea, citing the threat posted by the country’s government. The Twitter feed of the country showed a series […]

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Harsh Malware Attacks South Korea, Wipes Linux Machines

Harsh Malware Attacks South Korea, Wipes Linux Machines

March 26, 2013

South Korea was recently hit by a cyberattack and security vendors have beenĀ given the task of investigating. Vendors analyzing the code have begun to find some particularly dangerous components to the attack that were specifically designed to wreak complete and total havoc on the infected computers. Deep inside the Windows malware that was used in […]

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