Articles in Category: 2017
What Do I Do if I’m Being Harassed, Bullied, or Stalked Online?
Is Windows 10 Still Free?
Why Can’t I Talk To a Real Person?
The First Dozen Changes to My Newly Reinstalled Windows 10
Where Do Cookies Come From?
This Doesn’t Need to Happen
Answering “How do you want to open this file?
What Information Should I Provide When Asking for Help?
Watching for Interactions
What the “KRACK attacks” mean to you
“Is It Possible” is the Wrong Question
How Can a Hacker Try All Possible Passwords If Systems Block the Login Attempts?
Why Do Password-strength Meters Give Different Results?
What the CCleaner Hack Means to You
What the Equifax Breach Means to You
Why Don’t Anti-malware Tools Work Better?
Recovering from Ransomware with an Online Backup
Is a Microsoft Office Subscription Worth It?
The Four Characteristics of Computer Speed
How Can I Tell If a Website is Safe?
Using OneDrive for Nearly Continuous Backup
Restoring Files with File History
Is Copyright Still an Issue If Something’s Not Available Anywhere?
Does a Lapsed Anti-malware Tool Leave an Open Door for Malware?
How Should I Password Protect an External Drive?
How Do I Hack Someone’s Account?
Yes, You Should Give Google Your Mobile Number
How Do I Get a Program to Auto-start When I Sign in to Windows?
What’s the Difference Between a “Trojan Horse”, a “Worm”, and a “Virus”?
Someone’s Sending from My Email Address! How Do I Stop Them?!
What’s a “Zero-Day” Attack?
Supercookies and Evercookies: Resistance is Futile
What Good is Incognito Mode?
Why SMS Two-Factor Is Better than No Two-Factor at All
Is It Time to Start Using an Adblocker?
What VPN Should I Use?
How Does a VPN Protect Me?
The Internet Is Forever, Except When It’s Not
The Biggest Risk to Your Privacy
How Do I Protect Myself from My ISP?
Walking Away From Your Computer
Are Free Email Services Worth It?
Every Application Adds Risk
How Much Can I Trust Information on the Internet?
What are the Differences Between an Email Account, Address, Program, and Service?
What is Cloud Computing?
How Can I Securely Delete Everything Except the Operating System?
How Do I Encrypt Email?
Ask Leo! #636 – How Do I Find Good Local Computer Help?
What Does It Mean for a Source to be “Reputable”?
Why Do Ads Follow Me Around the Internet? (and more)
What if My Security Software Vendor Gets Hacked? (and more)