Now, more than ever, making sure you are doing everything in your power to protect the information on your computer and the information you send over the Internet is paramount. Keeping your computer and its security software up to date is a good start, but what more can you do? As your best stop for computer services in Montreal, we would like to offer up some insider tips on keeping your computer and information safe.
5 ways to keep your passwords (mostly) safe from hackers
If the scary Internet security bug Heartbleed has taught us anything, it’s that none of our passwords are ever truly safe. Read More
Should You Use a Password Manager?
Many cyber security experts insist that using a password manager is the best way to make sure you have a strong, unique password for every online account. But others are less sure about the value these tools provide. Read More
How to spot and avoid installing potentially unwanted programs
They’re called PUPs—Potentially Unwanted Programs—and they sneak onto your system as accessories to the program you actually intend to install. They’re annoying, and they can result in slower performance, space-stealing browser toolbars, annoying pop-ups, and even loss of privacy. Read More
8 Tips to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi
Your bank calls you to verify your recent $750 bill at an out-of-state Taco Bell, but you haven’t left town in weeks. You quickly contest the charge and request a new credit card, but when you check your wallet the compromised card is still there. You try to think of shady ATMs or recent cashiers, but nothing comes to mind. Nothing, except the online purchase you made while browsing the Internet at your local coffee shop. Read More