Sunday, March 22, 2015

Tid Bit - Computer Security

Below are two short videos to watch informing you what to do if your computer has been hacked, infected with a virus or hijacked. Remember changing passwords frequently is one of the key moves to staying secure online. If your email accounts have been hijacked, also remember to inform your friends. Check out the videos and be diligent in securing your private information.

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Friday, March 20, 2015


Grammarly is now on Chrome…Chrome extension that is. Grammarly for Chrome is a grammar checker that will make corrections to your online writing. It will correct contextual spelling errors and poor vocabulary which goes beyond the editor in word processing programs. As it is an extension of the browser, it will help with Gmail,

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Tid Bit - Netflix God Mode Bookmarklet

God Mode is a program created by Renan Cakirek for viewing Netflix menus on a desktop computer. The program allows for viewing Netflix menus vertically instead of the current horizontal scrolling. Each menu takes up the screen and gives an at-a-glance look at the movies in each category.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Tidbit: WhatsApp Calling...Scam or Not?

Why beat around the bush…the WhatsApp (a messing app that allows you to send and receive messages on your phone without having to pay) invite to test its newly developed free calling feature is definitely a scam.

This being said, here are the particulars:
Scammers, cyber-scammers to be exact, are inviting users to test this new calling feature on their phones. In order to do so, you must invite a minimum of ten friends before you can actually continue. This also sets up those ten or more friends for the scam. By clicking the “Continue” button on the invite, you are asked to fill out a survey to make this feature available to everyone, but in actuality it is a means of luring you further into the hoax. 

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