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Hackers Using New USPS Feature to Steal Identities

Hackers Using New USPS Feature to Steal Identities

The Post Office rolled out a new feature last year called Informed Delivery.  It allows you to see an image of the mail being delivered to you. The problem? Hackers are signing up with their victims information and stealing the mail right out of your box.  This gives...

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13 Google Play Games Installing Virus

13 Google Play Games Installing Virus

When these games are downloaded they silently install a second app that is designed to take over your phone. What happens? After downloading the game, the icon disappears to make you believe that there was an issue with the install and it will ask you to approve the...

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Not All Browser Extensions Are Good

Not All Browser Extensions Are Good

Browser extensions are supposed to make your life easier.  You might have an Adblocker one or Grammerly or maybe one to help you save money shopping. What you may not be aware of is hackers love extensions because it's a way to get around your anti-virus program! ...

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Getting Pop-Ups on Your Phone?

Getting Pop-Ups on Your Phone?

You're browsing the web and all of a sudden you get a pop-up that says you have won an Amazon gift card or maybe it says you have an infection on your phone. How did this happen? Don't click on the links in the pop-up!  It's what is currently being called...

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Latest Problem with Windows 10

Latest Problem with Windows 10

Microsoft releases patches for the Windows operating system the second Tuesday of every month.  The last update is causing licenses to be deactivated. Those running Windows 10 Pro are getting an error that says the license is not valid and if you have a valid license...

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New Ransomware Wants Unique Permissions

New Ransomware Wants Unique Permissions

The newest ransomware making the rounds is being called CommonRansom and it's making a strange request before they decrypt your data.  The hackers want the usual bitcoin but on top of that they want you to open up your Remote Desktop Services. The ransom note looks...

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Tips To Make Your Phone Faster

Tips To Make Your Phone Faster

Chances are that there are times when your smart phone seems to take forever to do things.  There are many reason why this could happen.  The most likely reason is that you have accumulated clutter since you got the phone. For instance, you may have apps that you no...

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Microsoft Adds New Feature To Defender

Microsoft Adds New Feature To Defender

Microsoft Defender is an anti-virus program that comes with every version of Windows, whether you are running XP, 10 or anything in between. Microsoft recently added a new feature to Windows Defender called Sandbox Mode. Sandbox Mode is a way to run the Defender so...

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Microsoft Stops October Updates

Microsoft Stops October Updates

The second Tuesday of every month is considered update Tuesday by Microsoft.  Last month, Microsoft stopped their monthly update, named October 2018 Update due to complaints that it was deleting huge chunks of files! This bug affected those that turned on the feature...

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Phishing Trends

Phishing Trends

Multiple studies have conducted to determine trends among phishing scams.  Here are a few results: Top Companies Being Impersonated by Phishing Hackers: 1:  Microsoft 2:  PayPal 3:  Netflix 4:  Facebook Most active days: Hackers also have specific days that they...

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