Secure your Browsing Experience using HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere is produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption over HTTPS, but make it difficult to use. For instance, they may default to unencrypted HTTP, or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the unencrypted site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by us... Read More »

Running PHP 5.2 or 5.4?

If your website is running PHP versions 5.2 or 5.4 it is important that you update to 5.6 as soon as possible as support for the older versions will cease later this year. If your website is hosted by us (Mobile PC Rescue) then I have already upgraded your PHP versions for you today and you need do nothing else πŸ™‚ If your site is hosted by other companies then I suggest you get in touch with them A... Read More »

New scam from people pretending to be from B.T. etc

Today 30th August 2016, I was called out by a regular customer, they had taken a call over the bank holiday weekend from a guy saying he was from B.T. (British Telecom) and needed to fix issues on their computer as it was running slow. Unfortunately, my customer agreed and they got access to her PC using 2 programs, one is TeamViewer and the other is called Show My PC (both allow 3rd parties full ... Read More »

Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routers

Kaspersky Labs has finished building its eponymously-named operating system after four years of quiet development. Little information about the OS has made it onto the English-speaking side of the internet. Kaspersky Labs Russia told Vulture South to wait a few weeks for the English press release for information. What we do know is that in 2012 ebullient Kaspersky Lab chief executive officer Eugen... Read More »

WordPress 4.6 is now available!

WordPress 4.6 is now available!

If you use WordPress then this update is very important, apart from new features it contains some very much needed Security updates. Shiny Updates v2Shiny Updates replaces progress updates with a simpler and more straight forward experience when installing, updating, and deleting plugins and themes. Those actions are now all performed via AJAX.One big user facing change is about search. There is n... Read More »

Facebook posts that say type “Amen” etc

Facebook posts that say type “Amen” etc

THINK BEFORE YOU SHARE or REPLY – just use your head! Beware of deceitful Facebook users who are posting (FAKE) pictures of sick, starving, dead and injured children, adults or animals on Facebook, to trick other Facebook users into commenting on them by typing “Amen,” in order to make them popular. This type of activity is another Like-Farming scam. The heartless and deceitful p... Read More »

Do you like Photography?

Do you like Photography?

Anyone interested in Photography or just like seeing photos, please come and join us in my group – over 400 members and growing πŸ™‚ https://www.facebook.com/groups/freezinglifethroughthelens/     Read More »

Why can’t I paste into youtube comments on firefox?

Why can’t I paste into youtube comments on firefox? Solution: go to your address bar and type “about:config” (or copy and paste the text without the quotes) then press the “I’ll be careful, I promise” button next type “dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled”Β  (or copy and paste the text without the quotes) then double click it so the value is false. Now t... Read More »

Email Upgrade – SCAM EMAIL

There is a new email doing the rounds asking you to UPGRADE your Email Accounts because your mailbox is nearly full. If you click the link you are presented with a mail-form, DO NOT fill this in as it will capture your email address and password and forward it to the hackers who wrote the scripts and email.   If your mailbox is ever full, it will NEVER be reported, it just stops receiving ema... Read More »

How secure is YOUR Password?

A great help from Kaspersky again! You THINK your password is safe? Type one of yours in this website and see just HOW secure it is Please type your results, on here and let us know how long YOUR current Facebook password will take to hack (Obviously DO NOT post your password too ) When you update your password avoid REAL words, or break them with an _ (underscore) and add an ! (exclamation mark) ... Read More »

Microsoft calling you at home or the Office? This is a SCAM!!!

This scam seems to have been revitalised again, now this has been happening for almost 3 years that I am aware of and its still happening! I received a call from Microsoft this morning, the phone number was 0200 333 1312. The Indian guy told me that my computer had a virus, so I asked how he knew, he replied that he worked for Microsoft and they know these things – so I asked what Software I... Read More »

Keyboard Shortcuts on Facebook

Just to make browsing Facebook easier, did you know you can use these short-cuts using your Keyboard?     Read More »

Paypal Scams on the increase

If you get a message from Paypal, please do NOT click it unless you are 100% sure its genuine – the URL on any hyperlinks will be https://paypal.com You can forward any suspicious emails to SPOOF@PAYPAL.COM – they usually reply within 24 hours saying if its a scam or not πŸ™‚ This is the latest email I have received. I clicked the image to find the source and was hosted on a free site, NO... Read More »

Another SCAM Email, please beware & Share

When you receive ANY email, its always wise to check it BEFORE clicking any Hyperlinks If you hover the mouse over the link you can see the REAL site the link will take you. If this was from Microsoft the link would be to Microsoft, same goes for Paypal etc. Most of it is common sense, if you are unsure of the source in any way, DO NOT CLICK the links! Companies like Microsoft, Ebay, Paypal and yo... Read More »

25 Most used Passwords – Is yours in this list?

These are the TOP 25 most used passwords. I often see “password” and “1234” I think the funniest is “trustno1” ha, with a simple password like that, it will be easy to hack :p   Your logon password to your Laptop or PC is useless if any tech savvy person gets on it and needs to bypass it, so don’t worry about that one, it can be a simple one letter pa... Read More »

File-NUKING Cryptolocker PC malware MENACES ‘TENS of MILLIONS’ in UK

File-NUKING Cryptolocker PC malware MENACES ‘TENS of MILLIONS’ in UK BACKUP BACKUP BECKUP OR END UP PAYING OUT Β£560 TO GET YOUR FILES BACK!! This is quite possibly the cleverest and most lethal virus/malware to ht the UK and its going viral because people are clicking it! Here is the low-down on what it does: Lurking within the attachments is a Trojan called Cryptolocker that, when exe... Read More »

Public Posting on Facebook – The risks and issues

Facebook now has almost 2 BILLION users, that means that if you post something using the PUBLIC setting, all them people and MORE can see it. It can be indexed by Google etc and your post can be shown on EVERY search engine globally! This is extremely silly if lets say you are a home owner and you post “Going to Spain for 2 weeks, cya later” not only do your friends get jealous, but th... Read More »

Google + and YOUR Information

Very soon Google will be changing Terms of Service to allow them to publicly tell people what you buy, what you post and where you visit on the web. If you do not opt out, you may see you personal information begin shared on Google searches to all your Facebook and G+ friends If you wish to stop this go here and un-tick the box then hit SAVE. https://plus.google.com/settings/endorsements?hl=en-GB ... Read More »

New Fake Virus from “FBI” – I’m getting $10 million from Africa?

I received this email today and haven’t seen it before but of course we know it’s a fake πŸ™‚ Your attention is needed immediately We have been informed through our global intelligence monitoring network that the sum of $10.500, 000.00, has been released from a bank in Africa bearing your name as the beneficiary without dist certificate to clear your name and fund from every terrorist or ... Read More »

Zevera, Multi hosting solution or blatant rip-off?

Zevera, Multi hosting solution or blatant rip-off?

Zevera, take the money, and offer NO Support! I am not one to PUBLICLY post negative feedback about a company I have only dealt with for 4 days but this company is so obviously milking its users and offering NO support whatsoever, I feel I must warn others to avoid them. I signed up as my usual MultiHost company was having issues and my subscription only had a few days left anyway. Zevera ticked a... Read More »

Are you excited about Chromecast?

Have you heard of Googles new Chromecast? If not, where have you been? This superb little dongle will transform your life πŸ™‚ In a nutshell, before you read the rest of the page, Chromecast allows you to send any content on your Android phone, iPhone, Ipad, tablet, PC, laptop etc directly to your TV πŸ™‚ The MASSIVE benefits over Apples TV are that Chromecast uses the Android operating system, the hack... Read More »

NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post. A top-secret surveillance program gives the National Security Agency surreptitious access to customer information held by Microsoft, Yahoo, Apple, Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies, according to a pair of new rep... Read More »