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The FBI Wants YOU… to reboot your router

The FBI Wants YOU… to reboot your router If you use a home or office router, there’s a chance your router may be infected with “VPNFilter” a type of Russia malware designed to infect routers and cause them to stop working or maybe, even worse, pilfer private & personal information as it passes through the… Read More »

Don’t Throw Your Old Cell Phone Batteries in the Trash

Don’t Throw Your Old Cell Phone Batteries in the Trash Here’s a special warning for every one who uses a cellphone, laptop computer or battery-powered tool. The lithium-ion batteries that power most of our electronic devices, when improperly disposed of,  can cause serious fires and even explosions. And it’s not just theoretical, it’s really happening.… Read More »

Next Major Update to Windows 10 Coming Monday April 30, 2018

Next Major Update to Windows 10 Coming Monday April 30, 2018 A new major update to Windows 10 will be released on Monday, April 30, 2018 . This follows weeks of delays while Microsoft fixed a major bug in the update that caused BSoDs on the computes of Windows insiders who were testing the new… Read More »

Big Bug Blocks Windows Spring Creators Update

Big Bug Blocks Windows Spring Creators Update If you’re wondering what happened to Windows 10 Spring Creators Update due out this month, it has been delayed. According to some sources close to Microsoft the  release of Windows 10 Version 1803 (Spring Creators Update) supposedly planned for “Patch Tuesday” – April 10th-  didn’t happen. The next… Read More »

The Cloud Act and Your Privacy

The CLOUD Act and Your Privacy The Cloud Act was passed by the U.S. house and senate with very little discussion and very people knowing anything about it. It was part of the $1.3 trillion U.S. government spending bill that was rushed through congress in order, among other things, to keep the U.S. government funded.… Read More »

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts If you have a MyFitnessPal account, heads up. According to Under Armour 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were breached. According to a press release from Under Armour, user information compromised does not include credit card data, Social Security numbers or driver’s license numbers. On March… Read More »