I was recently listening to one of my favorite Podcasts ( Reply All ). This podcast is made by a team of journalists. In this two part episode they were investigating the world of fake tech support scammers. They did more then just call the scammers back on the phone. They actually traveled to India […]
You may have heard the terms solid state drive (SSD) or hard disk drive (HDD) when in the market for a new computer (or parts). We are referring to your computer’s storage capacity or more simply how much space you have for photos, documents, videos… To get right down to business it is highly recommended […]
We offer multiple backup solutions to our customers. These include offsite, local and network backup. Offsite Backup: I highly recommend that everyone, business and home users, save a copy of their data externally. An offsite backup protects your data from viruses that can hold your data (and any local backups) for ransom. It also protects […]
I received an email that even had me thinking twice that it may not be a scam. I had just submitted my taxes and had heard in the news that CRA was no longer issuing cheques. If I had clicked on the link provided it may have loaded a virus or asked me to submit […]
It seems Adobe is having more problems with flash. Today it was announced that Firefox is now blocking flash by default on all websites. Firefox recommends that users only enable flash on websites they trust. Firefox is used by approximately 20% of all internet users.
Recently there have been many reports of Adobe flash vulnerabilities. Flash is very popular and is used to display video on many websites. These bugs may allow malware to be loaded on your computer. Personally I would like to disable flash completely but unfortunately it is too widely used by websites. Firefox will disable flash […]
Recently I have been answering a lot of questions regarding the Heartbleed bug. The temporary closing and stolen SIN numbers from the CRA website have made many people aware of this bug. This bug does not affect your personal computer. The problem lies with the computers running the secure websites you enter passwords into. If […]