Twitter advices ALL its users to change their password after a glitch

Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch (Reuters) – Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system! Change your PASSWORD NOW! Full story here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-passwords/twitter-says-glitch-exposed-substantial-number-of-users-passwords-idUSKBN1I42JG

Just got this from Kaspersky – Information about recent Microsoft Security Updates

Dear Steve On Wednesday 3rd January, Microsoft issued a number of updates in relation to two recently disclosed vulnerabilities that affect CPUs on personal computers, mobile devices, and the cloud. These vulnerabilities were named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  The Windows security updates are only available to devices running updated anti-virus software from …

Discover the many dangers of going online using public Wi-Fi.

7 Ways You’re at Risk Without a VPN You won’t believe just how easy it is to hack the Wi-Fi network you are on and steal incredible amounts of your valuable data. Worse, every time you go online you run the risk of somebody snooping through your personal info. This guide reveals 7 …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Fails Error Code 0xc1900200

If you are trying to upgrade Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 and you get this error, don’t Panic 🙂 Simply use a Disk Manager (many are free like the excellent MiniTool Partition Wizard) Available here: https://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html Extend the 100Mb DATA Partition to approx’ 500MB (Making it 500Mb sets it up …

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware

Steps on how to avoid Ransomware 1. Backup your computer immediately Investing in an external hard drive and making regular backups will help you in protecting your data, if not in saving you against malware. A data backup can save you from significant stress, time and money in the event when …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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”  (or copy and paste the text without the quotes) then double …

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 …

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 £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 …

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 🙂 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 …

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 …