FixMeStick's Weekly Cybersecurity Round-Up: July 8th-14th

FixMeStick's Weekly Cybersecurity Round-Up: July 8th-14th

Another week, another cybersecurity round-up from us here at FixMeStick. We hope you're enjoying our weekly series.

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Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips

If you use the internet to do everything from online shopping to keeping in touch with friends, check out these everyday tips for staying safe online.

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How to Speed up a Slow Computer

How to Speed up a Slow Computer

Does your computer take 20 minutes to turn on and even more time to open an email? Check out these tips on how to speed up a slow computer!

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Windows 10 Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Ever since Microsoft announced the end-of-support for Windows 7, numerous organizations and regular Windows 7 users have been updating their system to Windows 10. Remember, even if you have Windows 7 FixMeStick will still be compatible, but Microsoft will no longer release security updates for Windows 7 so you’ll want to use your FixMeStick regularly. Learn more about the change here. Keep reading for our best Windows 10 tips!

6 Signs You May Be Speaking With a Tech Support Scam

Recently, the cybersecurity world was shocked by the exposure of a tech support scam that allegedly conned elderly folks out of over $1.3 million dollars. The 3 hackers, who were charged with running the scam, targeted older populations by using threatening pop-ups and pretending to be the technical support staff at large computer companies. Keep reading to learn how to tell if you’re speaking with FixMeStick or a tech support scam.

Online Privacy 101

Have you ever searched online for an item you were thinking of purchasing only to be bombarded by ads for that same item the next time you went online? Should you cover your computer’s webcam? How do you protect those sensitive files saved on your computer?

In this blog, we answer some basic privacy questions to help protect your privacy online.

5 Cyber Security Tips The Whole Family Needs to Know

Recently, we wrote an article on a Facebook scandal that exposed how the company used “friendly fraud” practices to take advantage of young children. A survey of Facebook users found that parents were not even aware that their children were using their personal information online, which cost one family $6,545 in less than two weeks! So to protect the whole family we have 5 cyber security tips you need to know.

You Graduated to Internet Safety 202

This is part II in a series of blog posts we have written about Internet Safety. Let us know in the comments if you like these articles. Plus if you haven’t read the other articles, you can check them out below.

Part I: Polish Up Your Internet Safety Skills

Part III: 5 More Internet Safety Tips for the Everyday User

In our previous internet safety article we gave you some tips to polish up your Internet safety skills. We also asked what you do to stay safe online and received a host of helpful comments. We’ve summarized your best tips below in what we’re calling “Internet Safety 202.”

Amazon Prime Day 2019

If you haven’t heard, Amazon’s Prime Day is July 15th and 16th this year. Last year 100 million products were sold in 36 hours, think of it like Black Friday in July. With the growing popularity of Prime Day, scammers are ready to take advantage of the increase in traffic. We want to make sure our customers stay safe while snagging the best deals so we’re sharing our tips for staying safe while shopping online.