Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft Support Scams are Alive and Well

Microsoft Tech Support Scams are Alive and Well The Microsoft tech support scams are on the loose again. In the past week we had five emails from people who were tricked into calling a fake Microsoft number. The fact is that these “Your computer is infected – call this number” popups are simply advertisements superbly disguised (if I… Read More »

The Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway Ever

The Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway Ever For a limited time, Microsoft is giving away dozens and dozens of eBooks free. There is no limit on how many you can download. But, we’re not going to kid you. Most of these eBooks are highly technical, but if you peruse the list carefully – and don’t throw you hands… Read More »

As Internet Explorer usage drops below 50%, Microsoft Launches New Web Site “YourBrowserMatters”

Recently, Microsoft launched a new Web site ostensibly to allow users to check their browser to see how well it’s protecting them from real threats they may encounter on the Web. Unfortunately, what it really is a HUGE advertisement for Internet Explorer (SURPRISE!). Just this week, Internet Explorer usage slipped below 50%. This means that less than half… Read More »