Computer Forensics Works

August 11, 2016

When most people think of computer forensics, they usually think of something along the lines of CSI: Cyber or the FBI; people in black suits taking computer equipment into a lab and laboring over it trying to coax some pieces of data out of it to help with a criminal case. The reality is that … Read More

Maxthon Browser Sends Private Data To China

July 26, 2016

Researchers at Fidelis Cybersecurity and Exatel found that Maxthon frequently sends zip files to Beijing over HTTP and this contains a terrifying amount of data about users’ browsing habits. The ueipdata.zip file incudes, among other things, details of the sites visited by users, the applications they have installed, and what searches have been performed. The … Read More

Android Nougat will be strictly enforcing the ‘verified boot’ process

July 21, 2016

Google started with verified booting right around Android KitKat, where the device-mapper-verity (dm-verity) kernel feature was doing things behind the scenes.. In Marshmallow, verified boot started to move into the light, notifying users if their installation of Android had integrity or not.. Verified boot happens this way – from your phone’s starts up process, the … Read More

Windows 10 Tricks You Into Upgrading

May 22, 2016

Windows 10 upgrades have been constantly pushed to users for quite some time, but I have been getting reports from a lot of people over the past few weeks that they suddenly turned on their computer and found it updating (or updated) to Windows 10. Usually, it would be attributed to someone clicking on the … Read More

Email Scam Exposes Bucks Players Financial Data

May 19, 2016

Always verify your sources to avoid this Email scam More than once I have gotten calls from clients who got an email that was supposed to be from an owner or executive, but it looked a little off. If you check the from address, the reply to address, or the links, you can usually spot … Read More

Windows 10 Free Upgrades To End On July 29

May 18, 2016

The Windows 10 upgrade will then cost $119 or more In January 2015, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be a free upgrade for the first year after its launch, for devices running Windows 7 and 8.1. The OS officially launched on July 29 last year, and with its first anniversary fast approaching, many have … Read More

Battery Myths You Probably Believe

April 23, 2016

There’s nothing more frustrating than having the magical powerhouse of microtechnology called the cellphone battery suddenly die on you at 5pm, right as you were trying to make dinner plans. Because literally everyone owning a smartphone has experienced this problem, it’s no surprise that people would start hunting for and doling out all sorts of … Read More

Uninstall QuickTime for Windows now!

April 17, 2016

You should Uninstall QuickTime for Windows with its critical flaws Uninstall QuickTime for Windows immediately. Apple has stopped updating the product, there are a ton of issues with the program that are being exploited to infect computers, and anyone who has installed an Apple product on their Windows computer (iTunes, iCloud, etc) probably has it even if you … Read More

Today’s Time Waster Of The Day

April 15, 2016

There was a time in the history of personal computing when everyone had Windows, and the basic set of games that came with it: Minesweeper, Hearts, FreeCell, and of course, Solitaire. Back then, few things were as exciting as dropping the last king in place and unlocking the celebration of a lifetime: a series of … Read More

Your Employees’ Voice Matters on Social

April 11, 2016

There’s no denying that employees’ word-of-mouth is one of the most trusted and effective marketing methods for swaying buying decisions. Many businesses have tried to take advantage of this by deploying employee advocacy programs, seeking to share brand content through employees’ social networks for all their personal connections to see. In March 2016, LinkedIn uncovered some rather astonishing results … Read More