Trojan Yontoo on the Prowl for Mac OS X

mac-os-x-trojan-pdfThe myth of adware and malware not being directed at Mac computers is being further debunked as the latest threat to OS X comes in the form of a trojan injecting ads into popular web browsers.  Users of Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple’s Safari web browser should be on the look-out for the Trojan.Yontoo.1 adware that is inserts itself into the browsers of infected systems.

Although there are various methods for ...

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Secure Password Tips

secure-passwordsIf you’re like most users, you probably have several online accounts that require passwords.  And, if you’re like most users, you probably use something easy to remember or maybe even use the same password for multiple accounts.  With hacking on the rise and users’ accounts being compromised on a daily basis, it’s important to create secure passwords to keep your personal information safe.

 

You can get started with these general secure password tips ...

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24HourSupport Chat to the Rescue

It’s 2am, and you’re trying to send an email message, but your message keeps getting rejected.  For some reason, you can’t remember your email settings and need them NOW.  What do you do?

Of course you can always call technical support and get the information, or you can connect instantly with one of our technical support representatives on our 24HourSupport Live Chat.

How does this work, you say?

If you’re on ...

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The Forgotten One: Smartphone Mobile Security

While a smartphone is a mobile device, it is still essentially connecting to a network whether it be a cellular provider or some form of Wi-fi connectivity.  Just like computers, smartphones need to have some type of security software contained to ensure that you are protecting your personal data.  You don’t want to be at the counter purchasing food and your debit card is declined because someone has ...

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Is Your Amazon Email a Fake?

Christmas is nearing, and many online shoppers are anxiously awaiting informational emails from purchases that have been made.  Did my order go through? Will my shipment make it in time?  Did my shipment get lost in transit?  Having to worry about these types of issues makes them leap for joy when they see an email in their inbox about their order.

Amazon is the latest online retailer to feel the burn of phishing scams as users are beginning to receive emails ...

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Online Shopping Safety Tips

Many holiday shoppers prefer to shop from the comforts of their home instead of brushing up on their karate skills in the Black Friday melee.  While nothing says comfort like H-O-M-E, cyber predators are working overtime to make sure they can get a piece of someone’s pie.  Since we’re all about online safety around these parts, 24HourSupport wants to send you off shopping in happy-style with ...

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Staying Connected During Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of the destruction from Hurricane Sandy, many people are trying to stay connected because let’s face it, disaster is certainly striking. Hopefully, there’s power in your area, so here are few tips that you can use to stay connected in the broadband world:

 

Take to Social Media

When something happens in the world, Twitter and Facebook are often the first to know before any news outlet. You can often ...

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The Little Tablet Breakdown

Yesterday, Apple announced two additions to its tablet family – the new 4th Generation iPad and the iPad mini.  Most consumers were on the edges of their seats waiting for the mini to be announced because this would give those with lower price points an opportunity to get on the iPad wave without having to shell out at least $500 for the coveted devices.   The price was speculated to be between $200 and $329, and in the fashion ...

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