Category Archives: Urgent News

WARNING: Do Not Click This Popup If You See It!

  WARNING: Do Not Click This Popup If You See It! Hackers have devised a new, deceptive method to trick users into installing malware named ClickFix, according to cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. This scheme involves enticing users with one-click fake fixes to common errors in popular programs such as Chrome, OneDrive, and Microsoft Word. Once users download and execute… Read More »

CCleaner Hacked Again – Maybe It’s Time You Used Something Else

CCleaner Hacked Again – Maybe It’s Time You Used Something Else We have never been fans of CCleaner and we’ve never recommended it. CCleaner got even worse when Avast/AVG purchased it from Piraform.  We have consistently advised our readers to steer clear of CCleaner – even before Piraform sold it to Avast. There are better free PC Cleanup… Read More »

Wednesday Newsbytes: New Emergency Chrome Update; Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes 59 Flaws; Background Remover Coming to MS Paint; Google Chrome’s Getting a Facelift… and more!

    Wednesday Newsbytes: New Emergency Chrome Update; Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixes 59 Flaws; Background Remover Coming to MS Paint; Google Chrome’s Getting a Facelift… and more! Every day we scan the tech world for interesting news in the world of technology and sometimes from outside the world of technology. Every Wednesday, we feature news articles that grabbed… Read More »

CISA Alert: Scammers are Now Using Legitimate Remote Access Software to Trick You and Steal Your Money

    CISA Alert: Scammers are Now Using Legitimate Remote Access Software to Trick You and Steal Your Money PLEASE THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK! Remote access software is common, legitimate, and useful software. Among other things, remote access software allows remote tech support so that legitimate companies (like ours) can help others remotely.  But like most useful tools… Read More »

Google Patches Serious Zero-day Exploit in Chrome Version 103: Be Sure to Update Chrome Now!

    Google Patches Serious Zero-day Exploit in Chrome Version 103: Be Sure to Update Chrome Now! According to ZDNet… Google has released an update to Chrome 103 for Windows desktops that fixes a flaw in its implementation of WebRTC, which it warns is already under attack. The issue that Chrome update 103.0.5060.114 for Windows addresses is a… Read More »