Category Archives: Privacy

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve One day last week,  I was looking at freeware picks, and site picks, and evaluating them for possible inclusion in our newsletters. I had 12-15 tabs open at the time, when suddenly, what to my bloodshot eyes should appear? This: And accompanying these ominous warnings including “There is a… Read More »

Use to Trim Spam

Use to Trim Spam Any time you put your email address in plain text on Facebook, Twitter, forums, auction sites, etc.  your email address will be harvested by spam bots that constantly patrol the web. If your email address is  and you post that on the web, anywhere, on any page, your email… Read More »

Be Careful With VPNs

Be Careful With VPNs We’ve been getting dozens of emails in light of the U.S. government’s recent decision to allow ISPs to sell users’ browsing data without getting users’ permission first. Well, apparently some tech newsletters are advising readers to use a VPN service – to “protect their privacy”.  We’ve done some research into VPN… Read More »