FixMeStick’s Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: April 6th - April 12th

FixMeStick’s Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: April 6th - April 12th

Hello FixMeFans and StartMeStars! It’s time for this week’s edition of the Cybersecurity Roundup. We've got lots to cover!

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Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips

If you use the internet to do everything from online shopping to keeping in touch with friends, check out these everyday tips for staying safe online.

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How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

Do you have an old computer that you no longer use? Does it have the blue screen or it's just frustratingly slow and you’re tired of seeing the spinner?

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How To Fix A Slow Computer 101

One of the most common questions people have asked us over the years is how to speed up a slow computer. After all, having a computer that’s slow when it starts up or when you want to run a program is super frustrating.

Today, we are introducing the first of our 3-part series on slow computer fixes. In this first segment, we’ll focus on what to do if your computer is slow due to viruses. You can check out the rest of the blogs in this series below:

Slow Computer 202Speeding up a Cluttered Computer
Slow Computer 303Operating System Slowing You Down?

How to Fix a Slow Computer 303

Is your computer still not as fast as you’d like after trying the solutions in our previous articles? If you haven’t read them then you can read them in the links below:

Slow Computer 101 – Speed up a slow, virus-clogged computer
Slow Computer 202 – Remove clutter to speed up your PC

This is the final part of our Slow Computer series that might just save you a trip to the computer store or technician.

In this article, we have an easy-to-use solution, that can make any computer fast, secure, and private and bring an old computer back from the dead.

Simply plug in the StartMeSticka secure and private operating system on a USB stick, and do anything you want online. Pull it out and your computer goes back to the way it was. The StartMeStick is like brand new every time you use it.

Are Passwords the Safest Method to Keep You Secure?

With the increased frequency and destructiveness of cyberattacks, it’s a wonder that people still depend on passwords to protect their personal data. With hundreds of data breaches occurring every year, it’s important you take even further precautions than just a really strong password.

Here are some tips and alternatives you can try to buff up your privacy protection online!

“Macs Can’t Get Viruses” – Fact or Fiction?

You have may heard that Mac computers don’t get viruses, but is that fact or fiction? While at one point it was true that Mac computers were less prone to viruses, sadly this is no longer the case.

With the very recent discovery of Silver Sparrow, a new type of malware that’s affected over 30,000 Mac users, it couldn’t be a better time to read up on how you can protect your Mac!

The Worst Passwords of 2020 – Did Yours Make the List?

Coming up with secure passwords isn’t always easy, especially if you’re looking for things you can actually remember. Although giving yourself something short and sweet may seem like the best choice at the time, it’ll likely come back to haunt you.

If you’re concerned about your online security, choosing the right password should be your first step. Just make sure you don’t base your choice off of 2020’s worst passwords.

Viruses to Watch for This Valentine’s Day

Who would have thought that Valentine’s Day would be such a popular holiday for Cyber Attacks? Unfortunately, Cupid’s arrow wont be able to protect you against these threats. Whether it’s a phishing scam, malware attack, or phony advertisements, who wants to spend Valentine’s Day worrying about cybersecurity?

Follow these tips and tricks, so you can focus on your loved ones this Valentine’s Day.