Category Archives: Social Media

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Small and big businesses alike can be targeted by internet scammers looking to cause trouble or make a quick buck. Google and Facebook, two of the biggest companies of all, fell for just such a trickster. — Small and big businesses alike can be targeted by internet scammers looking to cause trouble or make a… Read More »

Over 1 million decrypted Gmail and Yahoo accounts allegedly up for sale on the Dark Web

A dark web vendor is reportedly selling over 1 million decrypted Gmail and Yahoo accounts in an underground marketplace. The accounts listed for sale allegedly contain usernames, emails and plaintext passwords. The cybercriminal allegedly selling the accounts is believed to be using the handle “SunTzu583”. The dark web vendor is allegedly selling 100,000 Yahoo accounts,… Read More »

Spotify is writing massive amounts of junk data to storage drives

For almost five months—possibly longer—the Spotify music streaming app has been assaulting users’ storage devices with enough data to potentially take years off their expected lifespans. Reports of tens or in some cases hundreds of gigabytes being written in an hour aren’t uncommon, and occasionally the recorded amounts are measured in terabytes. The overload happens… Read More »

iOS 10 features and updates

iOS 10.1 is in beta 3 right now – here’s what it does. Apple’s iOS 10 and iOS 10.1 updates for your iPhone and iPad live up to the milestone software version number, with major changes to your daily phone and tablet routine. You won’t recognize portions of the interface, it’s that different. But don’t… Read More »

Why Do You Need LinkedIn?

We have Facebook and Twitter and Instagram and Pinterest and who knows how many other forms of social media out there.  We have places to post birthday pictures, sell an old television, rant about political figures, and share our favorite recipes.  Some of us are nearly burnt out on social media.  So why do we… Read More »