The Harpy By: Will Claney The name Harpy comes from the Greek word "snatcher." They were hungry, filthy creatures who snatched food, objects and even people. An annoying phony beast is now snatching browsers. Symptoms While browsing the Internet your computer begins talking or beeping to you, it locks you out. Telling you that you are infected and your computer is disrupting
Rickey’s Got A Question “Lucy you got some ‘splainin to do,” Ricky from ‘50’s sitcom I Love Lucy, says it all if you lose your data or it becomes corrupted, stolen, or held for ransom. In today’s Internet environment there is a lot going on that needs “splainin.” So you’ve got an antivirus (AV) and you think it’s working okay and you’re protected from computer hacks. But, I have a question
Go Ahead Ignore the Hackers If you were hacked, how much would you pay to get your company, municipality or customer’s data back again? Perhaps a better question would be, what would you pay to prevent the hacking in the first place? It appears you would rather pay big bucks to recover from a hack vs. paying for protection. Humm, what’s up with that? Oh, wait it couldn’t happen to you,
One of the cool electronic gadgets available to you now is an electronic front door bell because you can see and talk to the caller before you answer the door. If you are away from the home when a person rings your bell, you can still see and hear them and have a conversation. The new electronic door bells have built in video and audio so one can monitor who’s at the door before you open it.
Press Release For Immediate Release Computer Related Article by Will Claney You Are Being Sued – It Says So Right Here in This Email “You are being sued,” screams the headline on the email you just received. The headline continues to say you haven’t paid your bill so legal action is being taken against you. Really? Being sued usually requires you to receive a notification from a
Press Release For Immediate Release Computer Related Article by Will Claney Taking Back Control of Your Computer Sometimes, I think, computers have a mind of their own because they don’t always obey the commands of their owners. In a way they are like cats sometimes quietly running off and doing whatever they wish. Wouldn’t it be nice to wrest back control and make your kitty listen