Be careful of links in Twitter and other social media sites that may not appear what they seem. People are being sent to a site that will crash Safari and Chrome on your iPhone and Android phone – the sites are CrashSafari and CrashChrome but you will not know you have been sent there as the urls have been shortened. Safari and Chrome will not work afterwards and you will have to reboot your phone More information can be found here:Don’t Tap That Link! This Website Will Crash Your PhoneContinue Reading
Many people are concerned and with good reason that when they click a link on the internet it may lead to a ” malware infested demon “. So what can you do ? First have a look at the ‘ Web Of Trust ” extension that you can install for all your browsers , IE , Chrome , Firefox : Web Of Trust “WOT displays a colored traffic light next to website links to show you which sites people trust for safe searching, surfing and shopping online: green for good, red for bad, and yellow as a warning to be cautious. The icons are shown in popular search engine results, social media, online email, shortened URL’s, and lots of other sites.” — https://www.mywot.com/ If you are after more suggestions here is an article that may assist you further: 8 Ways To Make Sure A Link Is Safe Before You Click… Read MoreContinue Reading
I see many computers and their owners that have decided to install and run a Registry Cleaner.
If you do not know what you are doing or running then do not run a registry cleaner as they can do great damage to your system.
Playing with the registry can result in a non-booting system , the removal of key files and will it make a great difference to your computer , probably no.
Many will run the registry cleaner in the hope that their system will speed up and in all the studies I have seen the answer is probably not.
If you are that concerned about the speed of your system then format your hard drive , update and then reload your documents and software.This will give you a bigger speed bump than running a registry cleaner.
If you decide to play with your registry then you need to back it up beforehand and hope that if all else fails you will be able to restore the registry.Continue Reading
If you are looking for a guide to Facebook and all the privacy settings Make Use Of have recently added their l Facebook privacy guide for download which gives an explanation to Facebook and all the different privacy settings you should be considering when using the social network site.Continue Reading