Technology / Protect Your Computer & Data

  • 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

      

    TRANSCRIPT: I've got an important new update for you if you carry an Android phone. Criminals have figured out a way to put ransomware on android phones. Not every android phone, but you...

  • These laptops could be infected with spyware

      

    If you have a laptop computer i got something you need to listen up for. If your laptop is from Lenovo, which is perhaps the largest manufacturer of laptops in the world, there's a special...

  • Social media apps can pierce your privacy

      

    If you use Instagram, know that what you do is not private. Not just what you might post on Instagram, but actually where you spend, how you spend, what you buy. In the Journal Science there's...

  • 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...

  • 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:...

  • 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...

  • Is Your Password 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...

  • 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...

  • Protect against retail data breach this holiday

      

    Despite all the retail computer breaches, a survey shows that isn't going to stop holiday shoppers this year. How to protect your information from getting stolen this holiday season.

  • Beware of phony internet connections

      

    Your private information may be at risk if you use free public Wi-Fi hotspots. Here's how to avoid phony internet connections and protect yourself from identity fraud.