Monthly Archives: February 2018

New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

Feb
26
2018

Con artists have created a new method of deceiving Chrome users by freezing their browsers and displaying a security notification with bogus tech-support contact details. Their ultimate goal is to scare potential victims and trick them into dialing the fake …

Posted in Security

Cryptojacking: How to protect yourself

Feb
22
2018

Over time, your computer will work slower as software requirements become more demanding. But if you have a relatively new computer, and are experiencing performance problems after clicking a link or visiting a website, you might be the victim of …

Posted in Hardware

Cortana Improves Business Productivity

Feb
21
2018

With so many affordable IT tools on the market, it’s a great time to be a small-business owner. Most of them are basic and won’t require much training, too, so you don’t have to be tech-savvy to use them effectively. …

Posted in Business

Use Single Sign-On to Tackle Account Sprawl

Feb
20
2018

No matter how valuable your cloud subscriptions are, each new set of login credentials users are forced to create and memorize adds another level of inefficiency. With something called Single Sign-On (SSO), you can create one user profile that logs …

Posted in Web & Cloud

Office 365 enhancements for iOS and Mac

Feb
13
2018

Good news for Office 365 subscribers who use Apple devices: Microsoft apps now seamlessly integrate with the Apple ecosystem, which means working on documents is now much easier on an iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Here are some of those key …

Posted in Office

How Facebook’s News Feed tweaks affect you

Feb
12
2018

Facebook’s newest action can mean bad news to businesses. The company had announced its decision to screen its News Feed to include less content from publishers and businesses and more from your loved ones. This comes after the allegations of …

Posted in Social Media

Distributed spam hides illegal activities

Feb
08
2018

Cybercriminals are fairly experienced at avoiding detection. By the time you notice they’ve infected your computer with malware or hijacked your account, serious damage has most likely already been done. To make matters worse, they have another way to hide …

Posted in Security

How to enjoy a better laptop experience

Feb
06
2018

Did you just get the newest MacBook Pro? Or the Lenovo Yoga 920? Either would be very exciting, but before you start showing off your new purchase, there are five steps you should take to make your laptop experience even …

Posted in Hardware

Virtual DR: The best anti-ransomware tool

Feb
02
2018

From CryptoLocker to WannaCry, ransomware has grown in sophistication and scope over the past few years. And given its widespread success with hackers, more ransomware attacks will likely be developed further into 2018. In anticipation of these attacks, many experts …

Posted in Business