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  • An Introduction to 5G July 23, 2019
    A small grouping of characters hasn’t been as hyped since maybe Y2K. Well if Y2K was the millennium’s heralded end of all working technology, then the confusion engendered by 5G is quite the opposite: a frenzy over all the unborn hopes of technology to be.
    Colin Asher
  • How to Create a Strong Password — That You Won’t Forget July 23, 2019
    Passwords. We all hate them. And we hate ours especially. We know they’re terrible, but making them stronger seems so hard: use upper and lower cases. Numbers. Symbols. Don’t use sentences, don’t use words, yada yada yada.
    Jonathan Lemonnier & Nica Latto
  • Stop Robocalls with these 5 Steps | Ultimate How-To Guide July 23, 2019
    The phone rings.
    Nica Latto
  • Why Your Wi-Fi Isn’t Working & How to Fix It | Desktop or Phone July 23, 2019
    Technology is amazing.
  • What is Malware? How Malware Works & How to Remove It July 11, 2019
    The term malware is a contraction of malicious software. Put simply, malware is any piece of software that was written with the intent of damaging devices, stealing data, and generally causing a mess. Viruses, Trojans, spyware, and ransomware are among the different kinds of malware.
  • Why Your Phone Gets Hot and How to Fix It June 26, 2019
    If your phone is getting hot or overheating, there are a number of possible causes. Whether you’re using an iPhone or an Android device, find out what’s making your phone get so hot, how to fix the problem, and how to stop it from happening again.
  • Deepfake Videos: Is There Anything You Can Do to Protect Yourself? June 24, 2019
    Do you know a fake when you see it? As far back as 1994, a form of CGI was used in the film Forrest Gump to show the eponymous fictional character interacting with a smiling JFK. In 2015, the movie Furious 7 resurrected the actor Paul Walker who died halfway through filming, and a similar […]
    Colin Asher
  • What You Need to Know About the BlueKeep Vulnerability June 19, 2019
    The National Security Agency doesn’t usually concern itself with cybersecurity. But earlier this month, the agency issued a special warning about a new security threat called the BlueKeep vulnerability. That’s a good indication of just how serious this threat could be, so read on to find out if your computer could be affected and what […]
    Nica Latto
  • How to Avoid ATM and Bank Card Fraud May 21, 2019
    It can happen quite elegantly. It can target you or it can target the bank as a whole. And, most certainly, it need not look like a scene from the heist film Heat. We’re talking about ATM fraud. This article explores the imaginative ways that scammers make use of ATMs to steal from cardholders, and […]
    Colin Asher
  • 5 Cybersecurity To-Dos Before You Travel May 21, 2019
    So, you’ve bought your tickets, you’ve packed your bags, and you’re ready to take the trip of a lifetime. Congratulations! But before you do one last check around the house to make sure all the lights are turned off and you didn’t leave the fridge cracked open, there’s one more thing you need to do […]