Tag Archives: security

Your IP Address

  Your IP Address Your IP address is very much like your phone number. It’s a unique number assigned to you when you’re connected to the Internet. Your IP address can be static – that is fixed and unchanging – or it can be dynamic – meaning it changes every time you connect to the… Read More »

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And we’re going to use this occasion to remind you how important strong passwords are. In most cases, the only barrier between your personal information and the criminals who are out to steal your money and identity is your password.… Read More »

It’s Not BlueKeep and It’s Not Spreading Yet – But Listen Up!

    It’s Not BlueKeep and It’s Not Spreading Yet – But Listen Up! We have received several emails from folks who have read dire scary warnings that “800 million” Windows 10 computers are vulnerable to BlueKeep. That’s simply not true. Here’s why: Windows 10 is not vulnerable to BlueKeep,  It is, however, vulnerable to… Read More »

BlueKeep Warning Issued by Microsoft

    BlueKeep Warning Issued by Microsoft Much like the NSA-authored worm that stolen by hackers, modified and foisted upon Internet users in the form of the WannaCry worm that infected hundreds of thousands of computers back in 2017, a new NSA worm called EternalBlue was stolen by a hacking group known as the Shadow… Read More »

Google Uses Gmail to Track the Things You Buy Online

    Google Uses Gmail to Track the Things You Buy Online I walk a lot, and my walks used to be private. Now when I walk down the streets of my little town, there are cameras everywhere. Cameras on the street corners, cameras in parking lots, cameras on the traffic lights, cameras on top… Read More »