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What Is Smishing (And How To Protect Yourself)

Smishing is a new form of phishing that uses text messaging instead of email. It’s a growing problem worldwide, happening over 30 million times per day! Smishing scammers try to trick you into giving personal information by pretending to be a trusted person or business. They might ask for your name, email address, credit card […]

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Easily protect yourself from widget jacking

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 […]

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How-to Video on Securing Facebook

Facebook’s active-user count is rapidly approaching one billion. The world’s largest social network, which has long been a popular target and platform for attackers, will only become a more relevant outlet for scams and other fraud as it continues to grow. While the target grows, so too does the need to secure our accounts. Kaspersky […]

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Facebook is Displaying Private Messages – HELP!

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.

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The Internet is Becoming More Personalized and Social – But At What Cost?

Feb 13, 2012
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A post over on the ESET Threat Blog explores what it means – the good and the bad – of having every website you visit share information with Facebook and other social networking websites. In exchange, making it very easy to share content and engage with friends and those websites – but at what cost?

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How to Increase Employee Productivity

If your business offers unfiltered access to the Internet, chances are there are minutes or hours in the day where non-work activity takes place. Some employers have a work environment where this unchecked and unfiltered state is actually part of a morale of trust and confidence that the staff will get the work done even […]

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NerdSpotting.com – Some of the Places Our Nerds and NerdMobiles Have Been Spotted!

This week, we launched NerdSpotting.com, which is a fun (and free!) iPhone app (direct link to App Store) that lets anyone instantly take a photo of a Nerd from Nerds On Site, of their NerdMobile, or both! It’s a cool way to show that we have Nerds helping business owners with their technology around the […]

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Our Redesigned Facebook Fan Page is Live!

We launched our redesigned Facebook fan page today, including a handful of new tabs to help you learn more about Nerds On Site, what we do, and how we can help you get the most out of your technology! You’ll notice 4 new tabs: WELCOME Tab: A brief introduction to Nerds On Site, emphasizing our […]

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Join Us Tonight and Every Wednesday Evening for #NerdChat on Twitter!

We are making this Twitter chat a weekly event. Since we’re in the beginning stage, we’re tweaking it as we go, and are always open to suggestions. We fully encourage anyone on Twitter to join the conversation, or jump in with questions about technology topics or about Nerds On Site itself, or just to say […]

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