Living Privately In A Social World - Security 101 - Episode 26

This week Mike talks about how to live privately in a social world.  So your family is on facebook and all of the latest pictures of the grandkids end up on facebook but you do not want to be social and refuse to get a facebook account.  You do not have to miss out, you can setup your facebook account where no one will know you are even there.

Credit Card Skimmers - Security 101 - Episode 21

This week Mike covers a scary subject that most people never even think about.  We cover Credit Card Skimmers this week and show you what to look for on ATM machines, at the gas pump and even when you are eating out.

Illegal Software - Security 101 - Episode 17

Do you install software from downloads like torrents?  So many people install illegal copies of software (software not paid for).  This video is not about not paying for the software but more about some security threats around installing the downloaded software.

Link Shorteners - Security 101 - Episode 16

We have all seen link shortenters around the internet, in fact if you have ever used twitter you have probably seen a ton of them.  They are things like bit.ly/XT5GU7.

Link shorteners themselves are not dangerous, but what the shortened link points to can be.  We talk more about these in this weeks security 101.

Rumors and Scams - Security 101 - Episode 15

How many rumors and possible scams have you heard about?  I am sure hundreds, everybody has.  How many "wives tails" have you heard?

There is a site you can go to on the internet that keeps track of all these things so you can go get supporting or refutal evidence, etc.  It is a neat site to just look through too.

Bottom line, do not trust everything you read on the internet.  Give snopes.com a look.

Browser Toolbars - Security 101 - Episode 13

This week we tell you what to be cautious of when using browser toolbars.  So many people have browser toolbars stacked on top of other toolbars then complain about how slow their machine is.  That is not considering what the toolbar could be tracking about you.  We talk about all of this and more in detail in this episode of security 101.

What Is Your IOS Device Telling People About You? - Security 101

This week we show you how you can be a safer when posting from your IOS devices.  Did you know it may be telling people where you are?  We show you how to check and to stop it while leaving the the services you like that need to know where you are working.

Security 101 - Protect Your Android Phone

With Android the most popular smartphone operating system out there, malware authors are hitting it hard as well.  There are some serious issues with Android and malware.  Mostly because the android operating system is open source and the google play store is also very open.

Security 101 - Ransomware

Ransom Ware is becoming more and more popular.  I recently heard someone say they paid 3 times to have their machines fixed because they got infected.  What they did not realize is they were paying the very people that infected them in the first place.

This week we are going to explain Ransom Ware, some of the new and very scary techniques these malware authors are using to get money out of you.

Security 101 - Drive By Downloads

In our very first episode we talked about drive by downloads and how they can infect your machine in just milliseconds after arriving at the site.  We had questions about the drive by downloading so we are going to describe what is drive by downloading and how it puts you at risk.