Patch Tuesday April 2012

Patch Tuesday April 2012 everyone's favorite day! Well, maybe not. In fact, with some in the computer field, it's right up there with April 15th - tax day. This months updates includes some from Microsoft and Adobe. Also, we've had some very concerning news in the last week for Mac users. So, what's up this month? … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Hackers Use Malware To Screw Up Your Computer


Why do hackers make that stupid malware that screws up your computer? Whenever I am discussing viruses and malware, there is a question that almost always comes up. That question is "Why do they write that stuff to screw up everyone's computer?"  "Why would anyone do such a thing?"  "Don't they have anything better to do with their time?" There are several reasons these … [Read more...]

Tax Season Means IRS Email Malware and Scams


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...]