security

Creating a Secure Password

There have been many issues with online security lately.  The Sony PlayStation network was hacked causing members’ passwords and credit card information to become available online.  Another group of hackers recently infiltrated one of the biggest marketing firms in the world and released millions of emails to spam bots (you may have noticed an increase in spam because of it).  Gawker (a news company) was also hacked and released thousands of people’s passwords to the [...]

2017-08-28T22:58:28-06:00May 20th, 2011|Google|

MACDefender Malware Removal

The number of malware threats and viruses has been notoriously small for the Mac, but a new piece of malicious software just appeared and it could affect your computer.  MACDefender (also known as Mac Protector or Mac Security) is considered “scareware” and tries to get you to enter your credit card information after scanning your computer for security threats. This problem is definitely not widespread, so how did it make it’s way to some computers [...]

2017-08-28T22:30:13-06:00May 19th, 2011|Mac|