Category Archives: Knowledge & Learning

Avast Buys CCleaner Then Distributes an Infected, Hacked Version to Users

Avast Buys CCleaner Then Distributes an Infected, Hacked Version to Users We’ve cautioned users against trusting their computers to Avast many times. We based this on the number of computers we’ve worked that had Avast installed and that were infected with malware.  We written several warnings about Avast, for instance this one that we wrote… Read More »

What’s Coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

What’s Coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update The next major update to Windows 10 is coming in September. It is now officially called the “Fall Creators Update”. It will be released worldwide on October 17, 2017. In the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft continues its assault on Control Panel, adding two new categories to… Read More »

Warning: Beware of Driver Scams 

Warning: Beware of Driver Scams We published this article several months ago…and wouldn’t you know… things have only gotten worse since then. Driver scams abound. There are so many of them out there now, that whenever you search for drivers you’ll find more results for scams and malware than you will for factual, helpful information.… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #720 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #720 – Available Online If you’re not a subscriber to  Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Newsletter, please join us. It’s delivered to your inbox every Friday and it’s completely free! Subscribe right now! Our Cloudeight InfoAve Premium, issue#720, was sent to all subscribers on Friday July 28, 2017 at approximately 11:00 AM,… Read More »

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere!

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere! We published this article in May 2017 – focusing then on the Microsoft support scams going around at the time. This is a big update to that post and we’ve included even more screen shots of Microsoft tech support scams and other tech support scams –… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #719 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #719 – Available Online If you’re not a subscriber to  Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Newsletter, please join us. It’s delivered to your inbox every Friday and it’s completely free! Subscribe right now! Our Cloudeight InfoAve Premium, issue#719, was sent to all subscribers on Friday July 21, 2017 at approximately 11:40 AM,… Read More »