The easiest way for a virus to get onto your PC is by masquerading as something else, often something you would want. This is exactly how the Storm Worm Trojan Horse infected thousands of computers worldwide less than 6 years ago! Read more
At FixMeStick, we pride ourselves at offering amazing North American based support and are happy to help you!
But sometimes talking to a tech agent can be a little daunting if you feel like you don’t understand technology. Here are some helpful tips you can use to make any interactions with a technical agent easier, faster and more effective. Read more
As Cyber Security Awareness Month is drawing to a close we have prepared a little calendar that shows you each tweet we here at FixMeStick sent out during the past month! Following each one of these tips will keep you extra safe when you’re online! You can find more tips by clicking this link.
In honour of October being Cyber Awareness Month, we here at FixMeStick are going to count down the top seven best hackers in film! To celebrate the month, why not watch a few? Read more
The Internet can send information within the blink of an eye. Whether you’re sharing family photos instantly to hundreds of people on Facebook, tweeting about a hockey game or reading about live election results, the Internet has made accessing and sending information easier for everyone! However, this speed of sharing information, though largely positive, can have its negative side-effects. Read more
The worlds of art history and computer viruses don’t often intersect but the birthday of Michelangelo, the Italian Renaissance man, may be more familiar to those in the world of anti-virus than art historians! We have the Michelangelo virus to thank for that. Read more
October may bring images of falling leaves, pumpkins and warm cider to mind, but here at FixMeStick the coming of October means that it is officially Cyber Security Awareness Month!
While it is important to always keep your computer and data safe Cyber Security Awareness Month can be a good time to brush up on online safety. Small business, large corporations and governments alike will all take part in the 12th annual Cyber Security Awareness Month. Read more
This humorous quiz will help you find out which Web browser is most similar to you!
History has a way of remembering famous crimes and criminals: Bonnie and Clyde’s many heists, Al Capone’s St-Valentine’s Day Massacre or Guy Fawkes’ plan to blow up the English Parliament and King. We know their actions weren’t exactly morally upright but we can’t help but be fascinated! We’ve got a cure for that curiosity: a new FixMeStick mini series in which we will present come of the most famous and important online viruses, hacks and crimes! Read more
Computers can be incredibly intimidating! While some of today’s young people are learning to use touch screens before they learn to write the alphabet, computers continue to confuse many of our customers. Here at FixMeStick we’re passionate about making computers easier and helping people understand the often confusing language used to speak about technology! Read more