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Do You Need A NoPhone?

C’mon people,has it really come to this? Are we really so attached to our phones that it can be classified as an “addiction” and we now need placebos and help to live in the real world?
NoPhone, a new Kickstarter campaign think so. Read more…

 
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Privacy: What Does Your Telco Know About You?

There’s a new tool available online that will let you find out what information your telecom provider is collecting about your and what they do with it. It’s an easy standard form that can be completed online and sent to your telco.
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Funny Error Message

Okay, so I work with computers and see error messages all the time. Many are cryptic, some make no sense at all, but when a program wants to you wait for something it usually tries to tell you that it won’t take too long at all. Not this error… Read more…

 
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People Who Made A Difference

Take a moment and look back. Were there people who made a difference in your career? There was in mine, people who helped get me to where I am now, and yet it’s so easy to get caught up in the “today” and forget the past and what got you here.
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Network Printer Sometimes Offline

Do you have a network printer, network drive, or other network device that works most of the time but sometimes becomes unavailable suddenly? Then, for no reason it comes back online again?
I had this exact experience just recently at a customer’s location. I walked in the door just as one of the printers stopped working.
The solution might not be what you think. Read more…

 
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Instantservicesnetwork.com Scam

I talked very shortly back about finaldomainnotices.com scam, and just today I received what looks very much like the same thing, only this time it is instantservicesnetwork.com.

Same tune, different name…
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Finaldomainnotices.com – Scam

Beware, there’s another company trying to steal your business and wanting to renew your domain name for outrageous prices!

I received this email from sender@m1.finaldomainnotices.com saying it was my final notice.

Finaldomainnotices.com is not my domain provider, and they should not be yours. Read more…

 
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Covert Redirect Flaw

We are barely over the Heartbleed virus alert and a Singapore student has uncovered a flaw in OAth 2.0 and OpenID – login tools used by many websites including Google, Facebook and LinkedIn.

It’s called the Covert Redirect Flaw and it allows potential hackers to steal your login credentials when you login to a website. It’s been getting a lot of attention and some are calling it the next Heartbleed virus. Read more…

 
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How To Move From Internet Explorer to Chrome

The US Department of Homeland Security has just advised NOT to use Internet Explorer from Microsoft as your browser. This is due to a major security flaw which, as of this writing, is not fixed yet.

Here’s how to move to Chrome and keep your favourites and settings: Read more…

 
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Microsoft Phone Scam

Microsoft is not actively monitoring your computer and will not call you at home to tell you that you have security errors. So if you do get a call from Microsoft you want to be very very cautious – more than likely you are being hit with the Microsoft Phone Scam.
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