FixMeStick’s News Round Up!

Hi folks!

In this section of the FixMeStick Blog you’ll find a collection of helpful links from the November 1st edition of our Clean Computer newsletter. Stay savvy by keeping up to date on the latest news, tips and tricks!

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What is the Internet of Things?
This month’s DDoS attack has highlighted the issues posed by the increasing number of internet-connected items in our homes.

Devices like smart watches and wifi-enabled webcams can be handy, but they can also be easily hacked. Read all about it here.


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You can now buy the FixMeStick for Mac online from Best Buy in the US!


As always, you can also find the FixMeStick for Mac on our website.


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Best Passwords Ever

We all know we need to use strong passwords, but how can you create passwords that are difficult for others to guess but easy for you to remember?

Here are some suggestions!




internet US highway scam fixmestick clean computerCyber Security for Cars?

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new guidelines for automakers to protect internet-connected vehicles from malware.





Grocery Giftcard Scam Targeting UK WhatsApp Users

Got a message from a friend about a £100 Sainsbury’s giftcard? Don’t click the link–it’s probably a scam!




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New “Blue Screen of Death” Malware

Fake “Microsoft Tech Support” scams (which we previously wrote about here) are getting more sophisticated. The latest? A fake error screen that looks a lot like the real thing.




That’s all for this week’s round up! We hope you have a lovely week, stay tuned to the FixMeStick blog for all the latest in cyber security.mascot