Tax Season Means IRS Email Malware and Scams

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As if it's not bad enough to have the government taking your hard earned money. It's time for taxes and the malware and hackers are ready, are you? Anytime there is a major event, malware and hackers are bound to work some way to infect computers. During tax season, they will try to get you to think they are the IRS. If you think you are replying to the IRS, you are likely to … [Read more...]

Facebook Password Email Virus and A Copyright Lawsuit Email Virus

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The recent Facebook password virus is joined by a copyright lawsuit virus that work on a similar principle. In the Facebook password email virus, you receive an email telling you that your Facebook password has been changed. If you follow the link in the email, you are taken not to Facebook, but to a website loaded with malware that will try to infect your computer. Another … [Read more...]

Important Browser Updates – Really Important If You Have An iPod

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In the last few days, virtually every Web browser has been updated to fix exploits of some sort. Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari all have had updates. Some you may need to check for yourself. You may want to double check to be sure so your browsing is safe. CERT listed the Safari update as critical for last week's summary as well as Firefox this week. … [Read more...]

Should You Use Internet Explorer To Explore The Internet ?

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Is Internet Explorer a good browser choice for surfing the internet? I am not an anti-Microsoft person. I use Windows quite a bit. All day, in fact. ¬†I also believe that Microsoft is one of the best software companies when it comes to releasing patches when there are known security problems. With all this behind it, you would think that it should be pretty safe. You better … [Read more...]