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Google Calendar Users Beware!

Google Calendar Users Beware!

We don't usually associate Google with scams but there is a new one that has been detected in Google Calendar. The threat is coming in the form of an invitation through Google Calendar.  The invitation has an embedded link that can download all of your information if...

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Facebook Pull Billions of Accounts

Facebook Pull Billions of Accounts

Last month in May, Facebook reportedly pulled over 2 billion fake accounts. Admittedly, the majority of these accounts had just been created.  Facebook deals with fake accounts in one of three ways: 1:  Blocking them from being created 2:  Removing them as they...

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Unexpected Bug in Windows May 2019 Update

Unexpected Bug in Windows May 2019 Update

Microsoft has reported that the May 2019 update, version 1809, could prevent Internet Explorer 11 from working correctly. While most people aren't using Internet Explorer any longer, those that are will be unable to use it unless the bug is fixed. Microsoft says that...

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Phishing Scam Warns of Deactivating Account

Phishing Scam Warns of Deactivating Account

The latest phishing scam is an email that recommends that you add your phone number for two factor authentication.  Then says that if you don't, your account will be deactivated! The email looks something like this: If you click on the button in the email, it will...

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Hackers Add New Levels to Their Scam!

Hackers Add New Levels to Their Scam!

Hackers have come up with a new trick that is so convincing that Homeland Security has put out notices about it! Phase One: Hackers contact you via Facebook or games on Facebook and attempt to gain your trust. They tell you a story about a 'hardship' they are going...

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Latest Windows 10 Update Arriving Soon

Should you update? As with any update there is always questions about what could go wrong.  Let's face it, Windows updates have a history of being disastrous; from deleting your data to not working when USB ports are being used. What's in the update? There are several...

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Dharma Ransomware Using Legitimate Antivirus as Cover

Dharma Ransomware Using Legitimate Antivirus as Cover

Dharma is being bundled with a version of ESET, a legitimate antivirus, in the hopes that you won't look too closely at it. The email: After you hit download you get this screen: They have helpfully added an antivirus removal tool for you to remove those pesky...

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Jokeroo Ransomware Exit Scam

Jokeroo Ransomware Exit Scam

A while ago we reported on the Jokeroo Ransomware that was selling data and ransomware to hackers online. The Jokeroo Ransomware website made it into the news again last week but this time it wasn't for stealing data or selling ransomware but for stealing money from...

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Should You Turn Off Your Computer?

Should You Turn Off Your Computer?

People often ask us if it's better to leave their computer on or turn it off when they aren't using it. While neither is truly worse than the other, there are a few different factors to consider. How often do you use the computer?  Turning your computer off and on...

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