Technology / Protect Your Computer & Data

  • Is Your Lenovo Laptop Infected With Superfish?

      

    Have a Lenovo laptop that you think is infected with the so-called "Superfish" software? Follow these steps to get rid of it. Is my Lenovo laptop infected? Here's the deal:...

  • Is Your Password Too Easy To Hack?

      

    Do I have a special warning for you about your passwords that is going to unsettle you. But don't worry, there's also a simple solution you can put in place too! Make your password hard...

  • Microsoft Tool's Permissions Rile Up the Natives

      

    Are you reading the terms and conditions of the free services you use on the Internet? If not, you could be in for a big surprise! Initial controversy over Microsoft's How-Old.net...

  • How To Download Your Past Google Searches

      

    We spend a lot of time on the Internet. Wouldn't it be nice if you could see your entire Google search history in an easily downloadable format? Now you can! Lately, Google search has been...

  • How To Opt Out of Verizon's Super Cookie Tracking

      

    Verizon has finally relented on its most invasive customer spying measure to date and now allows you to opt of the dreaded supercookie. The company has been pushing its supercookies on users to...

  • Making Internet Privacy Easy

      

    Are you concerned with all the discussion about online tracking by the government and private industry? There are some simple steps you can take to limit it. The use of cookies to track your...

  • Beware of the one ring scam on your phone

      

    That missed call on your cellphone could cost you $30…but maybe not in the way you think. One of my Facebook followers let me know about an old scam that has roared back to life. Years...

  • How to avoid or fix an Android virus

      

    ​A nasty virus is taking Android phones hostage and demanding a ransom from the user. How to prevent getting it...or fix it if you're already infected.

  • These laptops could be infected with spyware

      

    If you have a laptop, you could have someone watching your every move online. Here are the specific computers at risk and how you can fix it.

  • Social media apps can pierce your privacy

      

    Marketers have started keeping tabs on your spending habits by monitoring how you use certain social apps.

  • Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide

      

    Protect Your Computer Malware (short for malicious software) is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer without your consent. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan...

  • Your Smart TV Could Be Spying on You

      

    You've heard of the government spying on you and even businesses spying on you. But have you heard of your TV spying on you?!If you're not familiar with "smart TVs," they are modern flatscreen TVs...

  • Smartphone shopping: Savings + security

      

    Some of the best shopping deals will come from your smart phone, not your computer. Here’s why buying on your phone may also be a more secure way to shop.

  • Ransomware: Holding Your Computer Hostage for Money

      

    The worst ransomware to date is freezing up computers until consumers pay scammers hundreds of dollars to supposedly implement a fix. Beware of this ransomware virus Crypto-Locker is apparently...

  • CES 2015: Cheap Drones, Fitness Bands, 4KTVs and More!

      

    Today I'm broadcasting live from Las Vegas for CES 2015, the International Consumer Electronics Show. And all I can say is…wow! This is like the SuperBowl and World Series tied up in one...