Category: Event

Can You Spot the Latest Shopping Scams?

Earlier this month, we’ve shared some of the latest shopping scams that have popped up in 2019. This week, we’ve created an exciting new quiz to test your knowledge of shopping scams to prepare you just in time for Black Friday!

How ready are you to shop until you drop? Scroll down to try the quiz and see how many scams you can spot from the real deals.

Taking Cybersecurity into Your Own Hands

October 1st marks the beginning of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an internationally-recognized campaign first launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004. 

Here at FixMeStick, we love helping people stay safe and secure online so we will be sharing our cybersecurity tips throughout the month. This week, we will cover how to take cybersecurity into your own hands.

A Lesson in Cybersecurity for Back-to-School

August marks the beginning of back-to-school. With more schools and educational institutions implementing technology inside classrooms, how prepared are we to deal with online threats? Today, we’re looking at the latest threats targeting the education industry as well as how common programs used in classrooms, like Microsoft Excel, can be compromised. 

What came first: the moon landing or the first laptop?

By now, you’re likely aware that July 20th was the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 spaceflight that first landed humans on the moon. NASA has always been an early adopter of new technologies, but did you know we walked on the moon over a decade before the first modern form laptop was created? This week we’re looking at the creation of the first modern form laptop, how NASA used it and answering the question: is NASA affected by security breaches?