Your Phone May Crash If You Have Tapped This Link

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 Phone

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Apple Computers & Surfing The Internet Issues

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Fix Your Web Browser If Things Aren’t Running Right

If you have picked up a malware / virus infection this can damage your Windows system files and other settings. Malware infections can modify your Web browser’s homepage and the connection settings which reinfect your computer. This can also cause pop up adverts to appear , interrupt browsing, and generally annoy you. So what do you do? Before you start your Web browser you need to check your homepage and connection settings of your computer. Go to Start, Control Panel, and open Internet Options. Find your Home Page settings, and make sure that it’s not a site you did not set. Then go to the Connections tab and click the LAN settings button. Select Automatically detect settings next, unless your work or ISP requires a proxy.
 Then reset Internet Explorer – Click Here For Instructions For instructions on returning Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari and the others to their default settings… Read More

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Malware For The Mac Has Arrived

The time that many Mac users have feared has arrived. Malware for the mac is here and the question is , should you be concerned ? , Probably not , its around , but not on a great many computers. It is called MacDefender , MacGuard , MacProtector & MacSecurity. it will appear on your computer screen asking you to download one of them. Don’t do it. If you are not sure on things that appear on your computer screen , Mac or Windows , just do a Google search and that will tell you whether it is malicious software. If you use Safari disable the “automatic opening of downloaded files” Open Safari , go to preferences , and remove the tick  Once it is unchecked you should not have to be concerned about installing and opening malware for the mac Finally if you have downloaded and installed MacGuard etc… Read More

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