Each year, thousands of email accounts are compromised due to poor security, and with the holidays just around the corner, scammers are gearing up to cheat you out of your personal and financial information using any methods at their disposal. Whether it’s through email scams or planting malware onto your computer, scammers are constantly finding ways to steal your information.
Instead of falling victim to scams this holiday season, here are 6 tips on how you can make sure your email account is as secure as it can be.
Technology moves at a rapid pace – trust us when we say it can be a bit difficult to keep up with all the comings and goings of the tech world. Whether it’s a new security update, or trying to figure out what tech product is best, navigating through the endless websites and forums to find an answer can seem like a nearly impossible task.
That’s why the FixMeStick team is here to lend a hand!
There’s nothing worse than your Windows computer randomly shutting down, or worse, not turning on at all. If you don’t have your data backed up or you simply can’t afford to lose the computer, having to deal with a malfunctioning PC is definitely one of the most stressful situations.
However, if there’s a will there’s always a way. While some Windows computers may have reached their limit and simply won’t boot no matter what, many computers simply need to be tweaked a little bit in order to get them back to their former glory.
Malware – an umbrella term for any kind of malicious software designed to disrupt operation, steal information, or gain access to private computer systems. If you’re a regular computer user, you’ve probably stumbled across malware at some point.
Many of us have had to deal with a computer virus at some point in our lives. They’re definitely not the most fun thing to deal with, and depending on how serious it is, you could potentially lose access to your computer!
If your computer’s been acting up you may be infected by malware. There are a few tell-tale signs that indicate whether the problem is caused by malware, or if it’s just a general computer problem. Here are 6 common signs that your computer might be infected.
While at first glance Anna Kendrick may not seem all too dangerous, McAfee’s “most dangerous celebrities” list begs to differ, placing the star at the top of their ranking. Although Kendrick, known for her roles in movies such as Pitch Perfect and 2020’s Trolls World Tour, definitely doesn’t fit the bill for a stereotypical dangerous celebrity, according to McAfee it’s her presence on the internet that really seals the deal.
Amazon’s Prime Day starts on October 13 this year! Last year 100 million products were sold in 36 hours – which is no surprise as many people treat it like a Black Friday in the summer. This year is a little different, in that they’ve pushed the event to October! However, with the growing popularity…
It’s that time of the year again! With it being Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the holidays just around the corner, its important to prepare yourself with the best cybersecurity tips! Keep reading to learn how to make sure your online shopping is safe and secure.