Tips on Spotting Fake News

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There has been a lot of talk recently about fake news.  There is a difference between news people call fake because it contradicts what they say and news that is unreliable and probably just trying to get you to click on their site (or worse purposefully spreading malicious misinformation).  We in the tech industry refer […]

Net Neutrality

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I know we’ve talked about this before but here’s a paper written as objectively as one can on the issue. Net Neutrality: What is it and why should you care? Recently Net Neutrality has been brought to light.  It is not a new concept and in fact it is an issue that has been around […]

How to be your own Tech Advocate

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So you’re having a computer problem and much like your car(or at least for me) you don’t know much about how it works.  Or maybe you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade but the last time you bought a computer you were debating between Windows 98 or ME and have lost touch with technology.  In either […]

My Clean PC?

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Recently I heard an ad that promised to speed up your slow computer.  It basically said your computer is dirty and slow be we can fix it for you. They even offer to give you a free scan of your PC to tell what’s wrong with it.  How generous of them!  I thought I would […]

Update on the IE vulnerability

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Just about a week ago I shared an article regarding a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that was causing a huge panic.  Microsoft has patched this security hole.  They even threw a bone to those using Windows XP.  Even though they have officially ended support for this operating system they pushed this down to keep them […]

Ransom-ware!

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You may have fallen victim to one of these nasty pieces of malware in the past.  Start up your computer and boom!  You need to pay these people $300 to remove this from your computer and not be reported to the FBI.  Scary scary stuff right?  Well first off please relax…no one is being reported […]