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5 Tools to Solve Dad's Computer Issues

5 Best Tools to Solve Dad’s Computer Issues this Father’s Day

If there’s one thing dads love, it’s gadgets! There is always a variety of tech gifts you can get for your dad on Father’s Day, but we know it can be tough deciding on the best one.

Keep reading for our top techy gift ideas for Father’s Day!

How to Remove Viruses and Malware From Your Computer

Unfortunately, regardless of how computer savvy you are, computer viruses are something everyone needs to be aware of. While there are many ways to protect your computer, no single solution protects against all the viruses that exist. Often viruses and malware can go undetected by antivirus and security programs. So what steps should you take? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide on how you can remove viruses from your computer. Keep reading for our 6 essentials steps for a clean computer!

Not sure if your computer has a virus? Click here to learn how to tell if your computer has a virus.

FixMeStick’s Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: June 1st – June 7th

Hey there, FixMeFans and StartMeStars! We’re back with another edition of our weekly cybersecurity roundup where we deliver the most recent comings and goings of the cybersecurity world.

This week we’re coming to you with news on a recent surge of fake mobile apps infecting Android users, and the U.S. cracking down on hackers in reaction to the recent Colonial Pipeline and JBS ransomware attacks.

Why Your Antivirus Is Not Enough

Did you know that FixMeStick finds malware on more than 80% of the computers it scans, even though 99% of our customers run antivirus software? Cybercrime has become so advanced that malware is now designed to hide from antivirus software. Think you’ve got your bases covered because you already have an antivirus program? Think again.

Keep reading for our top 5 reasons why you should adopt what we like to call a layered approach to cybersecurity.

What You Should Know About the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

Hey FixMeFans! We’ve got more news for you on the Colonial Pipeline attack. A group of cybercriminals is behind the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline; the largest pipeline in the United States responsible for transporting hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel from Texas to the Northeast every single day.

After nearly a week of shutdown, the pipeline is back in business, but not without a few major hiccups along the way.

Keep on reading to learn the who, what, and why of the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack.