Ticket is ready – Virus Alert

Ticket is ready – Virus Alert

Book a trip recently? Well don’t assume that all communication in your email is legitimate. An email with the title “Ticket is ready” that appears to come from Delta Airlines, but I’m sure there are version for many carriers, tries to trick the...
“Delivery status has changed” VIRUS

“Delivery status has changed” VIRUS

So you see a message from USPS (something similar could come from UPS or FedEx) that looks like this: Subject: Delivery status has changed From: World Wide Web Owner <www@partners.enternet.hu> on behalf of; US Postal Service <us.status@usps.com>...
Avoid PC Matic

Avoid PC Matic

I am sure this advertisement didn’t fool anyone. The TV commercial promises to completely and magically heal everything that could possibly be wrong with your computer. It even saves the gentleman from going to the store and the lady gets to go to girls night...
Secure Passwords

Secure Passwords

In the last several days two people that I know had their email hacked and everyone in the address book was sent a link which I have no doubt would infect the computer if followed. Please, right now, create a strong password policy for yourself and implement it with...
Scam Alert: MyCleanPC.com

Scam Alert: MyCleanPC.com

I regularly remove viruses and spyware from Windows PCs. It is unfortunate that there are so many infections for Windows computers, but it is a Windows world for the most part and so we have to protect and clean our computers as best we can. What is worse than the...
Backup, backup, backup!

Backup, backup, backup!

Why should I backup my computer(s)? Hard drives fail. That is it, plain and simple. They don’t need a reason to fail, a certain percentage of hard drives are going to fail at some point in their life and in most cases there is no advanced warning. Everything...