Tag Archives: security

Avast Internet Security

George says “What about Avast Internet Security”? I have been running Avast Free on my laptop for many years now. I was offered a free trial of their Internet Security program the other day with the ability to revert back to the free program at the end of the 15 day trial. My question centers… Read More »

LastPass – a Cloudeight Freeware Pick

We really wish this would be the last pass for us reminding you how important using strong passwords for all your online accounts is. We really wish this was the last pass for us reminding you never to use the same password twice for anything. We really wish that this was the last pass for… Read More »

Passwords again

With all the talk of “the cloud” and of privacy violations and “hackers”, we often put the burden and the blame on Web sites when something goes wrong – like when Hotmail, Yahoo Mail or Gmail accounts get “hacked”. We hate words that are so ambiguous. You may as well substitute “gremlin” or boogeyman for… Read More »

Cookie facts

Few things stir up heated and spirited debates more than Web cookies. Anti-spyware sites like to hammer cookies because, well because, it gives them something to hammer on. But, are cookies really in the same league with spyware, adware, malware and hijackers? Hardly. They don’t contain any mechanism to download software on your computer, they… Read More »