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 →
What Heartbleed is, and What You Should Do What is it? Heartbleed sounds scary by the name alone. It’s all over the news, but just what is it? What should the average Internet user do about it? Heartbleed is complicated and involves some Internet security understanding, but here we’ll strip out most of those details […]Read More →
It’s Appletree MediaWorks’ 5th birthday and we’ve been helping many unions and locals make sure they’re seen out on the web in that time. Things have changed quickly on the internet – technology moves fast – so below are some universal union tech tips for your own personal computing and your union’s presence on the […]Read More →
Ever come across a website that seems to work for everyone else but you? Frustrating, but it does happen: you are told to go to a specific website to fill in a form or to have a look at something, and the website is broken. It might appear to load but not fully, or you […]Read More →
Have you ever received an email from PayPal, informing you that your account has been limited or compromised, and to click on a link to correct things? Been tempted to follow the instructions to fix the problem? Or did you recognize the scam when you saw it and deleted the email? The Paypal Phishing scam […]Read More →
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