Take a photo – it will last longer. But do you really want it to? By now practically everyone has heard about the hacker that managed to acquire private, compromising celebrity photos and post them to distribute on websites. While all the details are still being worked out, the most common theory is that the […]Read More →
Set your mind at ease and back up your files now. One of the most important (but also the most neglected) areas of computing is backing up your data. Most people assume they’re safe because they’ve never experienced a disaster in the past, but they are sadly mistaken. It’s not a matter of if, it’s […]Read More →
UPS Stores were hacked UPS stores were hacked in a data breach recently, with stores in 24 states subject to the data breach between March 26 and August 11. “No fraud has yet been discovered, UPS said, but customer names, postal addresses, email addresses and payment card information were compromised. “ Banks hit by Hackers […]Read More →
IMAP vs POP Mail: Your Choices for Accessing Emails If you use computer-based email clients like Microsoft Outlook, or you have a web host that gives you email addresses, you may have heard these terms. Their use is pretty straightforward – you plug in the right info, and emails come to your email client for […]Read More →
Ready to change your passwords again? If you didn’t bother changing your password when you heard about “Heartbleed” leaking out passwords, you might want to consider changing your online passwords today. In the largest known collection of stolen internet credentials, a Russian tech gang has reportedly acquired an estimated 1.2 billion username and password combinations, […]Read More →
Heartbleed Followup Lest you think the Heartbleed concerns were merely a false alarm: 4.5 Million Patient records were stolen by hackers, presumably due to the exploit. The hackers took advantage by finding a device that had not been patched, exploiting the bug in order to steal user credentials. They used this data later to login […]Read More →
Domain Registry of America and Domain Slamming If you have ever registered a domain name of your own, you may have received an alarming letter or ‘bill’ alerting you that your domain name is about to expire, and giving you an ‘easy way’ to renew it. The letters look legit at first glance. But checking […]Read More →
Union Web Communication First Base – a Website Every local or organization needs a website to be the backbone and the known area for accessing information. Things move quickly through a social media page, but your membership will know it can always check the website for complete information on events and other local happenings. Unions […]Read More →
What are Hashtags ? Hashtags: you see them here and there on the Internet, scattered around posts in all forms of social media. Some people loathe them, some abuse them, and most stand somewhere in between. Once considered just a trendy fad, they’ve caught on in a big way. But what are hashtags? How useful […]Read More →
Cleaning the Computer Dust collects around electronics. You may notice this when you dust around the TV or DVD player, or even around the computer. Have you stopped to think about how much dust collects inside that desktop computer of yours? You might be shocked to find out just how much dust – and pet […]Read More →
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