Identity Theft is a horrible experience to go through. Just ask anyone who has been victimized. It can takes many years to arrive at a full recovery. So it makes sense to be vigilant about being a victor instead of a victim, as author Dianne Ojar-Ali alerts us in her book Mrs. Fraud and You. [...]
For the rare person still using Eudora v7.1 a recent update to Avast Internet Security causes login to bellnet.ca POP3 accounts to fail with a bad password message.
Until January 30th (Thursday!),you can upgrade from any previous version of Windows to Windows 8 Pro for only $39.99! After that, you’ll be required to pay $199.
Do you roam with your laptop? Do you use hotspots or guest wireless networks? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you need to read this. I know what you’re thinking: Another security issue I have to worry about? Everything I’ve done to keep my computer safe still isn’t good enough? Not [...]
If you’re like most of us, copyright laws are never easy to understand for those of us outside the legal profession. This is why for these topics we turn to the experts who know. David Canton is a business lawyer and trade-mark agent with a practice focusing on technology issues and technology companies. Fortunately, David [...]
“OMG! My email is hacked!” This is a true account of an email hack we’ve just witnessed and helped a client through. It all started with one of our client’s bank account manager calling our client (will call him Bob in this email): Bank: Bob, Happy New Year! We have received an email from your [...]
Over the past couple of weeks, Nerds On Site has had several clients contact us for help in regards to one of the latest virus scams making the rounds – the Canada Police Enforcement Virus. Here’s some information about what it is and what you need to know about how to avoid becoming a victim of this scam.
As most of you are aware, Facebook has recently released an “All is Well” type communication with regards to this issue that was brought forth a few weeks ago.
Meetings in the cloud are easier than ever. Seeing the furrows in someone’s eyes or the expression after a comment or question carries tremendous value, especially when comparing it to the difficult task of deciphering a message strictly on tone of voice and choice of words. In fact, James Borg states that human communication consists [...]