Why Should I Choose WPA or WPA2 for My Wireless Security?

wireless-securityKnow anyone with a wireless home network? Or, should we say do you know anyone that doesn’t have a wireless home network? Nearly everyone is connecting wirelessly at home with some gadget, computer, or device, so staying safe is a high priority. You may be confused about wireless security and trying to get it set up, so we wanted to make sure that you know where to begin.

Most wireless routers that you ...

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Help Downloading Apps from Google Play Store

google-play-storeHave a new Android mobile device and have gotten stuck on what you need to do to download apps from the Google Play Store? We want to help! Below, you’ll find quick tips on getting started and hopefully, you’ll be downloading apps until your phone reaches capacity or you just decide to quit — whichever comes first!

1. Make sure that you have a Google account. 

If you’re using Gmail, then you’re ...

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The Heartbleed Bug: What You Need to Know

heartbleedValentine’s Day has come and gone, but you’re probably hearing talk of something called Heartbleed, right? For those of you who aren’t sure whether to break out the chocolates or just ignore it, this is something that should definitely get your attention. Heartbleed is a vulnerability in the OpenSSL software that can create security issues for applications and content on the Internet that are using SSL and Continue Reading →

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Router Access Restrictions for Your Home Network

internet-closedMost often, everyone has a wireless home network because of the convenience that they provide. We take measures to secure the wireless network to keep unauthorized users from accessing the network, but what about those in your home whose activities you need to limit? What can you do to stop them from doing the things that make you cringe? Try router access restrictions.

In most wireless routers, there are features contained that ...

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Google Drive Users Latest Target in Google Docs Phishing Scam

google-driveBy now, most of you are aware of phishing scams and how to protect yourself from them, but the scam list just got longer for Google Docs and Google Drive users. Symantec recently identified a phishing scam that can put Google users’ account information into the wrong hands if they aren’t cautious about the email links they click.

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Getting Started with WiFi on Roku

Roku-media-playerLike to stream movies and TV shows? Then more than likely, you’ve encountered a streaming media player at some point. While they can be connected to a wired home or office network, enjoying the convenience of Wifi just doesn’t seem to evade us. For those of you that have settled on the Roku streaming media player, here are a few tips to get you started and connected to Wifi.

Getting Started

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No More Updates for Mac OS X Snow Leopard

os-x-snow-leopardMost Apple computer users don’t have security vulnerabilities high on their list because historically, Mac computers have been relatively secure. Users of the popular OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard version need to start thinking about other alternatives if they expect their online activities to remain safe because Apple seemingly is no longer offering support for Snow Leopard.

According to this report from Computer ...

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Linksys Routers Seeing Attacks from The Moon Malware

moon-malware1Everyone wants to enjoy the convenience of having a wireless home or office network, but malware developments continue to threaten the security and create unauthorized access if the appropriate security measures are not taken. Linksys recently identified a strain of malware that is being called “The Moon” that exploits the firmware in certain older model Linksys devices, primarily the E-series routers and older models of the Wireless-N access points and routers.

Login credentials are ...

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