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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 […]

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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How to check if your Windows 7, 8, Vista or XP is up to date

How to Run Windows Update Vista 1. To open Windows Update, Click the “Start” orb and type Windows Update in the instant search box. Windows Update appears in the list for you to choose. At the user prompt, click “Continue.” 2. Click “Check for Updates” in the left navigation bar. 3. For “All Important Updates” […]

Shoppers Drug Mart is warning customers of a fraudulent email scam.

Shoppers Drug Mart is warning customers of a fraudulent email scam.   Shoppers Drug Mart is warning customers of a fraudulent email scam offering Optimum customers 20,000 points. The fraudulent site ( directs customers to a site that looks very similar to Shoppers Drug Mart. Customers are then prompted to enter their personal information, Optimum […]

Warning: Fake Email – update your paypal account information

DO NOT CLICK the file in this email.  This is not from PayPal and is fake. They want your personal information. PayPal will always say the member’s name on the account. Not just Dear PayPal Customer. Here is an example of the email. Subject: update your paypal account informationTo: ================================================================= ===== We need […]

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 […]

10 Ways To Prevent Debit Card Fraud

From the Toronto Star You can’t beat a debit card for convenience, but unless you take steps to protect yourself, you could be liable — and for more than your bank balance.       When it comes to banking and shopping convenience, Canadians love their debit cards. According to Industry Canada, debit cards are […]