Archive for March, 2012

Cheap Flights Phishing Scam

Cheap Flights Phishing Scam

There’s an email claiming to offer cheap flights just in time for spring break. The link inside the email redirects users to a malicious web site that steals personal identifiable information to be used for illegal activities including, but not limited to identity theft. The web site may contain embedded code that installs a Trojan […]

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Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

In less than 5 days, Facebook, the popular social network is offering a new Timeline format for its users. If you’re unsure what to do, you can read the Timeline guide to get you started before the change is made by Facebook. This guide explains the changes in detail and it will help you make […]

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Will The Google AR Glasses Be Cool Or Not?

With the recent announcement that Google will indeed be releasing HUD glasses equipped with augmented reality functions by the end of the year, the question we must now ask ourselves is whether or not anyone will want to wear these things. It’s hard to predict, as augmented reality itself has proven to be a mysterious […]

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Malfunctioning of “Finder” Option Led to Data Loss – Here is the Solution

Malfunctioning of “Finder” Option Led to Data Loss – Here is the Solution

Mac machines are engulfed with so many advanced and interactive features that today almost all of us want to owe it. Out of its various user friendly features, one of the most appreciated one is ‘Finder’ option. Finder is used to organize almost everything on Mac, including management of all the files and folders, deletion […]

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ACTA is a Bad Way to Develop Internet Policy

ACTA is a Bad Way to Develop Internet Policy

ACTA (“Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement”) is a proposed new international law establishing international enforcement standards against counterfeit goods and pirated intellectual property items. ACTA was negotiated as a “trade agreement” which means that it was negotiated in private without open involvement of all the stakeholders. There has been no formal opportunity for input from people other […]

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Health Insurance Dilemma is More Common than You Think

Health Insurance Dilemma is More Common than You Think

Over the past year I struggled with a Health Insurance problem that I thought was relatively obscure but I have since found out to my surprise that it’s pretty common. Here’s the deal. In a few weeks, I will turn 65 and thus go on Medicare.  Right now my wife and I are covered under […]

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Online Scams and Prevention

Online Scams and Prevention

Most scams are generated from email spam and yet people fall for these scams every day. This is why scammers keep re-purposing content, creative’s and promoting new web sites from different domains. Why do people keep falling for these scams? Like my dad said “there’s a sucker born every day”. So be it, but you’d […]

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How to Deal With “Disk read error has occurred” and Recover Inaccessible Partition

How to Deal With “Disk read error has occurred” and Recover Inaccessible Partition

With a dual booting system, a Windows user can install more than one operating system on their computer and they can choose what OS to boot when starting the computer. Thus, dual booting configures exactly two operating systems on single computer and gives the user a chance to avail the benefits of both the operating […]

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