Expecting a new gadget from Santa? Take these steps to properly secure it.

Expecting a new gadget from Santa? Take these steps to properly secure it.

Tablets, computers, phones, and smart home devices like TV’s, stereos, light bulbs, and hundreds of other web connected devices will be wrapped and tucked under the tree this holiday season. But what you might not realize is that your new gadget, if not configured properly, could pose a security risk …..

Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying Online This Holiday Season

Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying Online This Holiday Season

Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, many stores are usually in the habit of extending their biggest online one-day-of-deals giving shoppers extra time to save on popular electronics, clothes or home appliances. Whether you’ve made those purchases or are still in the process you might …..

iOS Security Flaw Gives Access To Personal Data

iOS Security Flaw Gives Access To Personal Data

From the safety of Apple’s ‘walled garden’ looking out, it may be easy to believe that your expensive iOS device is more secure from hackers when compared to all other devices and setting a passcode our using Touch ID on your iPhone tends to be the most common first line …..

Apple Urges Users To Upgrade to iOS 10.1 due to Security Flaw

Apple Urges Users To Upgrade to iOS 10.1 due to Security Flaw

If you’re a smartphone user, chances are at some point your phone’s told you there’s a new update available. It’s really easy during a hectic day to disregard that warning and completely forget about it until the message pops up again at the most inopportune time. Many of these incremental …..

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VOCM TechTalk – Is The Internet Security At Risk?

Tech Talk on VOCM is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss how a massive co-ordinated series of cyber attacks called “DDoS” forced hundreds of major websites including giants like Amazon, Twitter, PayPal, Spotify, and Netflix offline.  

Cyberattacks disrupts Popular Internet Services And Sites

Cyberattacks disrupts Popular Internet Services And Sites

A massive co-ordinated series of cyber attacks called “DDoS” forced hundreds of major websites including giants like Amazon, Twitter, PayPal, Spotify, and Netflix offline last Friday. The outages were intermittent, making it difficult to identify all the victims, though the attack had effects for users trying to access popular websites …..

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VOCM TechTalk – Hack Turns Mac Computers Into Spying Devices

Tech Talk on VOCM is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss how a newly discovered software hack turns Apple computers into spying devices.  

Critical Security Bug Puts Apple Devices At Risk

Critical Security Bug Puts Apple Devices At Risk

Remember that dreaded Stagefright vulnerability discovered in millions of Android devices a year ago? At the time this critical vulnerability allowed hackers to access millions of devices using nothing more than a malicious text message. Now it seems a similar type of weakness has been found with anyone owning a …..

Android Malware Poses As Chrome Update To Steal User Data

Android Malware Poses As Chrome Update To Steal User Data

Chrome, the web browser for Android users has always received updates through the Google Play Store, but users unaware of that may be more likely to fall prey to a newly discovered malware that steals calling, texting and banking information. Making matters worse, this malware is able to evade antivirus …..

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