Computer/ Internet Tips & News
April 2018
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This Month: 

  • Yahoo and AOL email privacy policy change allows scanning of your emails - is it time to switch to Gmail?
  • Phony websites disguised as Microsoft error messages nearly impossible to close - here's what to do.
  • How to find your missing smartphone
  • 60 Minutes goes in depth into the Facebook privacy scandal
  • Computer Humor
  • Tell a friend, get $20 service credit
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Yahoo and AOL email privacy policy change allows scanning of your emails - is it time to switch to Gmail?
Yahoo and AOL users recently received notice of their updated privacy policy - they are scanning emails for the purpose of targeted marketing. Here's more information, and how you can opt-out: read more from Gizmodo...

For years we've been recommending that people use Gmail as their email service. For more information and how we can help switch you to Gmail, please click here...

Phony websites disguised as Microsoft error messages nearly impossible to close - here's what to do
You're on a website when all of a sudden you get a warning message pretending to be from "Microsoft" telling you that there are problems with your computer and your computer is "locked". What should you do? Hint: It's not the instructions presented on the screen - because it's a scam. To read how to spot and get rid of phony websites designed as Microsoft error messages read more...

How to find your missing smartphone
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If you’ve lost your smartphone or tablet, or if your device is stolen, you can often find its location by using another similar device or computer. But before your device can be located, your device needs to be setup to allow it to be located. Now is the time to check and make sure your device is setup – before it becomes lost or stolen.
60 Minutes goes in depth into the Facebook privacy scandal
60 Minutes goes in depth into the Facebook privacy scandal and the sharing of friends data for the purpose of targeted political advertising.
Computer Humor
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