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To X, Or Not To X?

It’s a decision that pops up this time every year. Am I going to upgrade to the latest, (and presumably) greatest iPhone? Or am I going to hold out another year for the next latest? This is going to be a straight up comparison of iPhone models. I don’t expect to convert Android users. So, …

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GearLive: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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GearLive looks at The Best Tech of 2017 (so far)

Andru Edwards from GearLive.com takes a look at the big hits of 2017… so far. Content on this post is the property of GearLive.com and Andru Edwards – reposted by Taxbot, LLC with permission. Please do not copy articles or images for use on other sites without express written permission.  

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Petya/NotPetya

A new strain of ransomware, a Petya-esque variant being called Petya/NotPetya, is swiftly spreading across the globe today, impacting tens of thousands of computers as of 2:00 p.m., PST. More powerful, professional, and dangerous than last month’s WanaCrypt0r attack, the Petya-esque ransomware uses the same EternalBlue exploit to target vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s operating system. However, …

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Apple or Microsoft? Neither

Did you ever get calls from Apple or from Microsoft services/fraud department alerting you that your computer might be infected and needed immediate attention? This is a scam. Here is a recent announcement by the FTC: “As part of its ongoing crackdown against tech support scams, the Federal Trade Commission has obtained settlements with a …

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Selfies: The New ID

States are starting to use “selfies” to help curb identity theft by fraudsters. Alabama Department of Revenue is the first in the country to launch a voluntary program designed to add an extra security layer to prevent the filing of fraudulent returns using stolen information. If you have an iPhone, you can download an app …

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