For the Cracked

You log on to Facebook, and see twelve messages from your friends saying, “Hey, did you just send me a link about weight loss pills??” Yep, your account has been cracked. The main reason accounts get “hacked” is that their passwords are easy to steal. Maybe you left your account logged in and someone hijacked it, or maybe you’ve logged … Read More

Some Free IT Advice

I get a lot of questions from people whose PCs are running slowly, wondering if I can get their system working for them again. Within seconds of booting up the computer, it’s pretty clear the poor machine is riddled with malware, spyware, and viruses. A little digging almost always yields the same results: toolbars, free “system security scanners,” loads of out-of-date … Read More