Flashback Trojan – is your Mac Infected?

If you’ve had an eye on Mac related news lately, you may have heard of the Flashback Trojan. Flashback masquerades as an Adobe Flash updater. It is said to have infected 600000 Macs throughout the world. That is about 1% according to some estimates. Do you have Flashback on your Mac? If so,now can it […]

Switches and buttons

At today’s open office-hours, I had two quick questions that served as great reminders that this stuff just isn’t intuitive. First: A laptop that couldn’t see any wireless network, though TaborSpace’s wireless was indeed up and running. Turns out, that Windows for some reason doesn’t bother to tell you that the wireless hardware is disconnected. […]

12 Scams of Christmas

McAfee has released its list of “The Twelve Scams of Christmas” – the most popular methods to scam unsuspecting folks out of cash or identity information. I’ve added a few comments (in italics) Scam I: Charity Phishing Scams – Be Careful Who You Give To During the holiday season, hackers take advantage of citizens’ generosity […]