Where Did That Come From? Unwanted programs

Have you ever opened up your browser, and all of the sudden your home page is different or there is a toolbar at the top you don’t recognize or maybe new desktop items? You probably recently installed some new program,…
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Warning of New Spam Email Containing the Cryptolocker Virus

We have being sent a copy of an email, which claims to have medical results. And that you have to download an email and contact your doctor. It is in fact a virus called cryptolocker (This virus encrypts all the…
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Spam, Spam and more Spam

How often do you check your Spam or Junk E-Mail Folder? We were recently waiting for an important email which had accidently being caught and moved to our spam folder. While most of the email was spam, the email we…
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Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts.

There are a number of keyboard shortcuts which allows you to navigate the twitter website using just your keyboard. I have split the shortcuts into three groups Actions, Navigation and Timeline. Actions To send a new tweet press ‘N’ To…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox Users on Facebook

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Google Chrome

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Safari

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook Users Using Firefox for Mac

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Don’t Be a Phishing Victim: 3 Sure Signs an E-Mail is Fake

Anyone who has been online more than a few years has likely been the victim of a phishing attack. What starts as a seemingly legitimate e-mail requesting information from a user can lead to account infiltration, e-mails sent to that…
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Spyware, Viruses and Malware What’s The Difference Anyway

Generally speaking, people tend to think that when their computer has been compromised by a hacker online, it ‘has a virus’. But did you know that the majority of these problems can be attributed to related issues, such as malware…
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Internet Explorer Users of Facebook

Did you know there is keyboard shortcuts to help you use Facebook with only a couple of key strokes? You can navigate Facebook with great ease once you have learned a few keyboard shortcuts. To comment, scroll between your news…
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Activating the redesigned Gmail Inbox

Getting your emails under control Google has just released a new version of their Gmail inbox. The new design is designed to help you manage your email quicker. By creating different tabs for email. So all Social media items are…
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How To Change your Facebook Password

First we need to go to in the top right of any Facebook page and click on ‘Account Settings’ in the dropdown list. Once Account Settings has opened, click on ‘Edit’ next to Password under ‘General Account Settings’.   Enter…
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How To Change Your Twitter Password

First we need to go to http://www.twitter.com, enter your username and password and click ‘Sign In’.   Once you’ve signed into your Twitter account you need to click on the cog at the top right of the page.    …
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Is Paid Anti Virus Protection Worth the Money?

When it comes to anti virus & spyware programs, just how much difference is there between the paid for versions and the free ones? In the ‘olden days’ when computer viruses were just beginning to hit their heyday, you had…
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Dealing with Direct Message Spam on Twitter

If you’re a Twitter user it’s likely you will have received a ‘Spam’ Direct Message or DM, either about weight loss or a large range of other subjects. If you’ve seen tweets from your account that you didn’t send, it’s…
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Skype Calls Regarding Computer Security

We have had a few calls from people asking about unsolicited messages and calls received via Skype. The calls can be regarding “Computer protection not being activated” “Urgent Online Instructions’ asking you to go to a website or similar. This…
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How Do I Speed Up My Computer Quickly?

The quickest and simplest way to help speed up any computer is to remove the temporary files your computer has built up over time. When a computer or laptop is running it collects temporary files using hard drive space, even…
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