New Hacking Risk From Intel

CPU Hack

Intel CPU Bug Gives Hackers Access To All Your DevicesGoogle announced a newly discovered security vulnerability which was first only thought to be linked to most computers. However, under further investigation this bug is actually a threat to smartphones and tablets as well putting us all at risk.Reports began circulating Wednesday about this mysterious hardware […]

Mac Attacks On The Rise

According to McAfee malware has increased by 53% in the first quarter of this year. Mac computers in the opinion of most users are immune to many of the virus malware infections and adware that Windows owners experience.However, not all is well in Mac land. Fruitfly Spyware​The spyware, known as Fruitfly, was first discovered in […]

Computational Thinking For Your Child

With the school year about to begin it is time to consider some facts about what your child is going to learn moving forward.  Technology and the growing use of computers and APPS in our lives makes it imperative that our children learn at least the basics of computers science.   Understanding what algorithms are […]

Sharing Large Family Videos

Privately Share Large Home Videos With Family and FriendsYouTube is a great option that doesn’t cost you a dime for privately sharing videos, even if they are especially large and too big for emailing to others.We have another great episode from… “Ask Dotto Tech”.   In this video he is covering how to upload and share […]

Phishing Sites & Emails

Phishing Fraud: Websites & Emails Can Steal Your Money & Personal InformationWhat is Phishing?Phishing is an email scam designed for identity theft. The most successful phishing emails are typically disguised to look like they come from a known or reputable source. These emails usually contain attachments or download links to malicious software, such as keystroke loggers, […]

Quantum Computers D-Wave

Quantum Computing

D-Wave… A Quantum Leap In ComputingAs we approach 2016 the evolution of computers has taken on a whole new look in the form of Quantum Computing from a company called D-Wave based out of Burnaby. BC.D-Wave is a marriage of digital computing and quantum physics which is going to take our computing experience to a whole […]

Hackers Invading Our Homes

Hackers In Our Homes MIDDLESEX CENTRE, Ont. — A southwestern Ontario family had a creepy encounter with a camera monitoring their young child when it suddenly began playing music and a voice said they were being watched.It happened a little after nine in the evening on July 7 to a young family in Middlesex Centre, […]

Android Stagefright Vulnerabitily

Android’s Stagefright VulnerabilityAs I am sure most of you are aware, mobile has surpassed computers when it comes to search and overall usage as related to accessing the Internet.  With that however, comes the focus of hackers looking to exploit the devices we use.Hackers or now moving their focus of creating malware that targets your […]

Windows 10 Update

Windows 10 Update

Update To Windows 10 For Free Microsoft has apparently gone back to the drawing board to bring us their newest operating system Windows 10.  The skip from version 8 to 10 was a marketing strategy to create a real separation in users minds between the 2 versions.It’s been 6 years since the launch of Windows […]

Future Shop Closes Niagara Falls

Future Shop Closes In Niagara Falls Dozens of Future Shop stores have been closed across Canada including the one here in Niagara Falls.Best Buy the parent company said it was shutting down 66 Future Shop stores effective immediately. Meanwhile, another 65 stores will be closed for a week while they are converted to Best Buy […]