Category Archives: Urgent News

Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update NOTE: If you have already installed Windows 10 October 2018 Update and all seems to be well, then there’s no reason to do anything. This is only a notification that some people had problems with it and Microsoft pulled the update from their update page and also from… Read More »

Facebook Was Hacked: Here’s the Official Word

Facebook Was Hacked: Here’s the Official Word If you have a Facebook account, please read the following from the Facebook Newsroom.  We recommend that you change your Facebook as soon as possible. Make sure you use a strong password. For some ideas on how to make strong passwords that are easy to remember, see our… Read More »

If You Use Google Chrome Update It Now

If You Use Google Chrome Update It Now A vulnerability has recently been discovered in Google Chrome that puts users at risk. If you use Chrome, it’s important that you take a couple minutes to make sure it’s updated to the most current version. The discovery of this Chrome vulnerability prompted this post on The… Read More »

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 »

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 »