Category: Virus/Spyware/Spam/Security

CryptoLocker Resolved

How to remove the CryptoLocker virus? CryptoLocker Resolved!

March 22nd, 2017 by

Got the CryptoLocker virus?  Congrats!  It’s one of the worst infections you can have.  Unless you have a couple years to spare and have a genius programmer mind, you won’t be able to decrypt this nasty little trojan encryption. Could you have avoided it.  Yes!  And I’m sure you know what you did to get infected.…

Virus found on Mac

Got a Macbook virus? I thought Macs don’t get viruses.

March 17th, 2017 by

Macbook viruses happen people. It’s no longer that PCs get viruses and Macs don’t.  Macs are just as exposed to those little nasties.  They are no longer a special breed that is invincible. In fact, in personal tests (yes, for testing purposed only of course), I downloaded the same torrent on a PC and a…

You got hacked

When do you know a phone call is a potential computer hacker?

January 13th, 2017 by

This is one we get a lot of: “I’ve been hacked!”  Okay, got it.  We always backtrack to see what this hacker got in to the computer.  Gotta sleuth out the original penetration to know how to fix it.  Yes, I always wanted to be on CSI and figure out a crime scene. So, what…

remove crapware with x sign

How to get rid of crapware on your PC?

November 30th, 2016 by

Crapware!  Doesn’t it feel good to say that word?  Crapware!  Crapware!  Crapware!  Okay, enough with the shenanigans.  Although it’s a fun-sounding word, it’s not fun to have this crap on your PC. First of all, what is crapware?  Crapware, also known as bloatware, is the crap that comes along with buying a new PC.  Okay,…

Hacker on laptop hacking voting machine

Can election day be hacked? Yes, and I’ll tell you how.

November 7th, 2016 by

Election day is near.  With all the hacking going on lately, how hard would it be for hackers to hack the election? You know, side with Trump or Hillary?  Kind of scary, isn’t it? Of course, Homeland Security says that thought is preposterous since the system is too decentralized and too distributed throughout the states.…

5 Reasons You Need A VPN

January 21st, 2016 by

There are numerous threats and obstacles online that require the use of a Virtual Private Network (VPN). A VPN is a service originally used by businesses that provides you with the means to connect your device to an offsite secure server using an encrypted connection. This connection prevents anyone from knowing what you are doing…