How to Stop Advertisers From Tracking You

Ever looked at a product on a shopping site, only to find an ads for the site you just left show up everywhere you look? This is not only annoying, it also raises troubling privacy concerns since we usually can’t know which data these companies collect about us and how it is used exactly. Most of online tracking is harmless, but here are ways to opt-out of the major advertising networks:

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Everything You Need to Know About WannaCry Ransomware

Everything You Need to Know About WannaCry Ransomware

     By now, you’ve probably heard about the “WannaCry” or “WannaCryptor” virus. It was released Friday, May 12th and quickly spread to over 57000 machines in over 150 countries. Perhaps the most shocking aspect of “WannaCry” is that it’s still growing. Security analysts were able to discover a kill switch on Saturday; however, this has only slowed the spread – i.e.  you are still as risk. “WannaCry” is being called the biggest ransomware outbreak the Internet has ever seen. Read more

Keep your Current Computer and Help Save the Environment this Earth Day!

Keep your Current Computer and Help Save the Environment this Earth Day!

Did you know it would only take Britain 8 months to fill the largest lake with rubbish? Electronic waste or “e-waste” is the fastest growing waste stream in the UK. In the last 5 years 12.5 million computers have been thrown into UK landfills, but are these computers really obsolete? According to Independent,  “less than 10% of electronics are reused, despite the fact that much of it either works or could be repaired.” A simple way to add years to your current computer and save the environment this Earth Day is to keep it clean! There are many simple ways you can do it right at home: Read more