Spot Fake News With SurfSafe

SurfSafe is a Chrome extension that helps you spot fake news online. It protects users from misleading, photoshopped, and fake news throughout the Internet. This extension marks the level of safety of an image or article on the corners. Never again will you be misled by photoshopped images scattered throughout the Internet.

PSI Is Shutting Down

One of the best way to keep your Windows computer secure has been Personal Software Inspector (PSI) from Flexera (Formerly Secunia).  PSI identifies missing security patches on user’s private PC, and automatically installs them when possible. Unfortunately Flexera has ended support for PSI as of April 20th. I will miss PSI and its functionality. I tried…

Make Your Data Truly Secure

Worried about the CLOUD act that was sprung on the American people? Let Steve Gibson from Security Now tell you about the CLOUD act, what it does, why it does it and what you can do to protect yourself and the others in your circle of trust.

Important TWiT Episode

Facebook/Cambridge Analytica, CLOUD Act, SESTA/FOSTA, Uber death, and more. All in this episode of TWiT with Leo Laporte and guests: Harry McCracken, Denise Howell, Iain Thomson.

Wireless Router Security Tips

Routers instantly provide stronger security for your network but wireless is a whole new deal. Wireless transmission instantly opens your network to all kinds of trouble. Here are tips to help you secure your it. Change your routers administrator name. Change the admin password. Change the network name or SSID from the default to something…

Meltdown & Spectre, Are You Patched?

Are you protected from Meltdown and Spectre. Chances are you aren’t. You can find out with this new tool from Steve Gibson at GRC. Gibson is the creator of some great resources such as; Shields Up, Password Haystack and of course Spinrite the best hard drive maintainance tool. InSpectre examines your computer to see if it…

What Is Meltdown & Spectre?

Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in all modern processors that allows a rogue process to read any physical, kernel or other process’s mapped memory, regardless of whether or not it should be able to do so. As it turns out this is not as big of a deal as it has been reported. To use…

Secure Your Google Services

If your like me you live on Google. Gmail, Google Docs, YouTube, Maps, Photos, etc. I use them all and if I lost access to my Google account I would be in big trouble. How do I keep your Google services safe? You start with a really long password with upper and lower case letters, numbers…

30 Day Security Challenge

Today there are challenges to your tech security everywhere. Shannon Morse of TekThing, TWiT, Hak5, etc. has compiled thirty things you should do to keep your digital life safe. Check out the challenge!

Enigmail for Thunderbird

Enigmail is a data encryption and decryption extension for Mozilla Thunderbird and the SeaMonkey internet suite that provides OpenPGP public key e-mail encryption and signing. Enigmail works under Microsoft Windows, Unix-like, and Mac OS X operating systems. Its cryptographic functionality is handled by GNU Privacy Guard.