The truth about Google Chrome using Spy Studio

Blog, Linux Support, Mac Support, Mobile Users, Windows Support 2.12.2011 Comments Off on The truth about Google Chrome using Spy Studio

Everyone has a lot of questions about Chrome.  Some people say that it is spyware because each and every character you enter is sent to Google.  Hundreds of comments like this can be found on the web, like this one that says “Chrome spends nearly as much time phoning home to Google as it does…

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How did the Internet Evolve into what it is today?

Blog 9.11.2011 Comments Off on How did the Internet Evolve into what it is today?

Contrary to popular opinion, it wasn’t invented by Al Gore. The first iteration of the Internet was launched in 1971 with a public showing in early 1972. This first network, known as ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency NETwork) was very primitive by today’s standards, but a milestone in computer communications. ARPANET was based upon the…

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Microsoft Windows 8 to Ship With Anti-Virus Software

Blog, Windows Support 21.10.2011 Comments Off on Microsoft Windows 8 to Ship With Anti-Virus Software

Microsoft’s decision to package its upcoming Windows 8 operating system with built-in anti-virus software is sending shockwaves through the computer-security industry. Scheduled for a 2012 release, Windows 8 will come bundled with Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), a software package that protects systems from malware, spyware and Trojans and includes a firewall and parental controls. The…

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Smartphones Monitoring keystrokes?

Blog, Mobile Users, Windows Support 21.10.2011 Comments Off on Smartphones Monitoring keystrokes?

If there’s a smartphone resting somewhere near your computer right now, it could be logging everything you type into your desktop keyboard and sending that information back to a hacker. Students at Georgia Tech’s School of Computing conducted a proof-of-concept hack to demonstrate how, by tapping into a smartphone’s accelerometer, which measures the vibrations of…

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Falling for FaceBook Scams

Blog, Mac Support, Windows Support 6.10.2011 Comments Off on Falling for FaceBook Scams

What do do if you accidentally clicked on something in FaceBook that’s causing spammy posts on your wall: You need to clean up your Facebook account so you won’t be spamming the same message that tricked you to your friends. Do this by removing the post from your Newsfeed and marking the post as Spam.  Do this by…

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