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The Spectre Virus Makes a Comeback

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw ...

Android Gets New OS Update Named Android Pie 

Android 9 is finally here, at least for some users.  As of today, if you have any of the following phones, you can get the latest update: The Google Pixel The Pixel ...

Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft recently found itself on the receiving end of more than a little user rage when they made significant changes to Skype, with the release of version 8.  The company's original plan ...

Your New Smartphone Probably isn’t Much Smarter Than Your Last One

The difference in today’s mobile devices and those that came years before used to be staggering, but in recent years, the differences in power and functionality have started to wane. Manufacturers have begun to roll out devices with only minor ...

Reddit Users Advised To Reset Their Passwords

If you're a Reddit user, it's time to change your password.  According to the company, they recently discovered evidence of a hack that exposed all company data from the site's launch (2005) ...

Click Rates For Spam Emails Are Increasing

F-Secure recently published a new report, and their findings are disturbing. The click rates on spam emails increased to 14.2 percent for the second half of 2017, up from 13.4 percent reported ...

The Internet May Be Hurting Your Sleep

Can you imagine life without the always-on internet?  If you're like most people today, it's a simply indispensable tool, and the thought of suddenly being without it makes you shudder and brings ...

New Tools Help You Limit Your Social Media Time

Facebook and Instagram are rolling out new tools designed to help manage how much time you're spending on those two social media platforms. On Facebook, the new feature is called "your time ...

New Scam Targets Apple Users 

There's a new, surprisingly elaborate phishing scam targeting iPhone users.  The scam starts with an email informing users that their phones have been locked due to "illegal activity" and instructing them to ...

5 Ways You Could Blow Your Online Reputation

As a small business owner, you’ve probably used social media to establish a connection with your customers and share stories that will shine a positive light on your brand. While social media is a great tool to foster your business ...

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