The Adelaide Techguy presents his top tech tips for 2018Continue Reading
The latest security tip is to only install on your computer what you need to complete what you do.Continue Reading
So You Decide To Change – Uninstall your Antivirus – how do you do it the correct way ?Continue Reading
Yes its that time of year again- It’s Stay Smart Online Week – 8th to 14th October
There are lots of tips on the Stay Smart Online website but let’s break it down into some simple steps.Continue Reading
Not all relationships last forever and many will share their passwords , logon details , account details with their partners in life.
So what do you do when things go wrong and your partner has known all your passwords and logins for your devices and accounts.Continue Reading
We all love the word ” FREE ” but their can be some dangers when it comes to software.
Some free downloads are completely safe, and are important to take care of
However its when you go looking for free software that the dangers start.
Microsoft , Google , Facebook , Apple all can show you where and what devices you are signed into.
Why is this a great thing ?
Well if you are having issues with your account and wonder if someone else has access to your account ( they may know your password).Continue Reading
It is Scam Awareness Week which is run by the ACCC every year at this time. Here are 10 tips we should be on the lookout for to prevent us getting scammed. People asking you for money who you don’t know in person including asking you to buy iTunes gift cards People asking you for advance fees to receive a loan, prize or other winnings People asking you to move your conversation off Social Media (such as a separate email) People claiming to be a friend or relative in an emergency People claiming you owe money ( supposedly from the tax dept or a fine etc) Messages or posts with poor spelling and grammatical mistakes Emails with addresses that don’t match the official website Pages representing large companies, organizations or public figures that are not verified People or accounts directing you to a website/page to claim a prize People or organisations that ask to logon to your computer to fix issues , check details – don’t let strangers do this. Stay in control of your personal details and be wary of anyone seeking your information online or over the phone Ask yourself “Is this too good to be true?… Read MoreContinue Reading
There is a problem with antivirus software and let me say especially the commercial products. Antivirus software lulls you into a false sense of security – consumers and businesses think that , if I install and have paid for an Antivirus product I will be protected and I can do whatever I want on my computer. This is wrong. Yes wrong. Antivirus products can and do have issues and are great at catching 6 month old issues , thats why they fail against stopping zero day infections in most cases and can cause issues with operating systems , including making them non-booting , slowing them down and breaking some aspects. Google Found Disastrous Symantec and Norton Vulnerabilities That Are ‘As Bad As It Gets’ DELETE YOUR ANTIVIRUS, SAYS EX-FIREFOX DEVELOPER — WHO CLAIMS IT’S WORTHLESS Don’t feel comforted by an antivirus’s security certification Webroot deletes Windows files and causes serious problems for users So what is the solution – you are , its about changing what is between your ears so that you make the correct decision on your Windows computer. It is about what you do and being careful. Keeping your operating system up to date Not clicking… Read MoreContinue Reading