‘Phish’ in the Sea: The Top Antivirus Software Programs

Believe it or not, there is a sea out there full of antivirus fishes. Just like a partner, you should have only one. But which one? Because there are so many bells and whistles that come with antivirus software (they don’t just protect from viruses most of the time), it’s hard to choose which one Read more

Apple’s September Event: What’s New

With an already impressive lineup, including the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple added a whole new set of hardware and software to the list during their Apple event in San Francisco on September 9th. There were some less exciting announcements, such as the new Apple Watch color bands and the Read more

The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Computer

It’s easy to forget how delicate the inner workings of a computer are. They’re encased in a nondescript box or hidden beneath a keyboard, out of sight and out of mind. But these inner workings control everything about the way your computer functions, and their continued health is dependent on how well you take care Read more

How to Recognize (and Avoid) Malware

Malware is like that guy in the heist movies who cuts the chain link fence and holds it open for his criminal buddies to slip through. It can do quite a bit of damage on its own, but the more serious threat comes from what–and who–it allows access to. With more malware than legitimate software Read more

You’ve Got Mail: The Do’s and Don’ts of Checking Your Email

In many ways, the Internet is still a wild and lawless thing. With few laws regulating what people can and can’t do online, cyber criminals have free reign to create and distribute harmful software–software that costs people their safety and security on a daily basis. It’s gotten to the point where we can’t even trust Read more