Tag Archives: security

5 reasons many seniors are afraid of the internet (and what you can do to help)

We are proud to be associated with Emsisoft and to be an authorized reseller for them. One of the best things about working with Emsisoft, is  working with people like Daviat and the rest of the Emsisoft team. Not only is Emsisoft Anti-Malware a top-of-the-line antivirus and Anti-Malware program, the support provided by the Emsisoft… Read More »

Phishing vs Spear Phishing vs Whaling Attacks

The following article was written by Jareth and appeared in the Emsisoft Blog on19 February 2019. We found it informative, interesting and fascinating. .With permission, we are posting it here and in our daily newsletter in order to share it with all our readers. Our thanks to Emsisoft and the Emsisoft team; a special thanks to… Read More »

Five Important Things You Can Do to Stay Safe Online During the Holidays

Five Important Things You Can Do to Stay Safe Online During the Holidays Some computer geeks will tell you to install browser add-ins like safe-site toolbars and to let someone else decide what is safe and what is not. Some will tell you to install a firewall because Windows firewall is no good. There is… Read More »

VirusTotal: A Cloudeight Site Pick

VirusTotal Often we’ll get email from someone asking us if a file/program is safe.  And sometimes we’ll feature a freeware pick and we’ll have people tell us that their antivirus program found a “virus” or something else wrong with it. And other times, we’ll recommend something that will make Windows’ crazy “SmartScreen” go wild with… Read More »

What is Password Spraying?

What is Password Spraying? We’ll tell you this: If we could spray your passwords and make them stronger we’d be spraying your passwords right now. We have harped and harped and prodded you about using strong passwords, because if you don’t you’re just making it easy for criminals and miscreants to gain access to your… Read More »

Many HP Inkjet Printers Require Important Firmware Security Update

Many HP Inkjet Printers Require Important Firmware  Security Update If you have an HP Printer, you should visit this page to find out if your printer requires an update. Many HP printer models are listed on that page. Here’s what HP has to say… this was dated August 1, 2018 and just came to our… Read More »