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Change your Ebay password ASAP

Email From Ebay.   IMPORTANT: PASSWORD UPDATE Dear eBay Member, To help ensure customers’ trust and security on eBay, I am asking all eBay users to change their passwords. Here’s why: Recently, our company discovered a cyberattack on our corporate information network. This attack compromised a database containing eBay user passwords. What’s important for you […]

eBay suffers cyberattack

eBay says it’s been hit by a cyber attack and will be asking its users to change their passwords.   Change your password right away. Don’t wait to be asked by Ebay. It may be too late by then.     Cheers Jim   Need Computer Help Computer Tips  

After the Daylight Savings change is your PC time wrong?

After the daylight savings change is your PC time wrong? For Vista: 1. Left click the clock at the bottom right of your display. 2. Click change date and time settings 3. Under the time zone heading in the middle click change time zone.4. Put a check mark in automatically adjust clock for daylight saving […]


Perform Updates Regularly You should do software updates on a regular basis. This includes Microsoft Windows updates (when updates are available there will be an icon by the clock), anti-virus and anti-spyware updates (should be checked before doing a weekly scan) and the updates for other programs like Adobe or scanner software, that may occur […]

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Free Virus/Spyware Scans that will keep your PC clean. It is the same scans I send out to all my clients.

*** You will want to back up your files to an USB key or external Hard Drive before completing these scans ***   Do you have questions? Contact me by email Chat or Phone Need remote computer help?   Dr Web Cureit, Malwarebyte and Spybot will remove virus and malware threats that […]

Email attack targeting LinkedIn users termed ‘largest ever’

Email attack targeting LinkedIn users with the Zeus Trojan horse. This is what the fake LinkedIn e-mail looks like. If you have clicked the link use Free Malwarebytes to remove the infection. You can find the instructions here  More information From the Toronto Star Email attack targeting LinkedIn users termed ‘largest ever’ An email […]

Using Facebook and Twitter safely

For your protection I thought this was important to share. From CNET NEWS You and just about everyone else, it seems, are spending more and more time on Facebook and Twitter, updating statuses and checking friends’ tweets. That’s all well and good, of course, but the amount of personal information that all of you share […]

Fake anti-virus scams on the rise: Google

A Google study released Tuesday says fake anti-virus pop-ups account for 15% of all malware on the Internet. Fake AV is when a window pops up online warning that spyware or a virus has been detected and prompts users to install an anti-virus update, or something to that effect. However, these pop-ups aren’t related to […]

Canada Post Warns About Email Virus

Canada Post warns about email scam TORONTO – Canada Post is warning customers of an email scam that’s disguised as a parcel-delivery notification. The email tells the recipient Canada Post is trying to deliver a package. It gives instructions to open an email attachment to proceed with the delivery. Canada Post says the email is […]