Trip Elix

Malware

By Trip Elix Too often this is the case. Viruses and malware are everywhere. Worse today encryption and ransomware threats are running rapidly on the internet. All of these infections either destroy or turn your most important pictures and tax files into things less useless than runny scrambled eggs. Shut down the computer. Don’t answer …

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By Trip Elix By 2018, the market estimate for cell phone and tablet applications is expected to be over 17 billion dollars. While most of the industry is being developed by small entrepreneurs, there is a significant inflow of money to those in the information brokerage business writing spyware, a growing development that should concern …

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All around you data collection exists. You don’t even need to have a cell phone or use a computer. Credit card merchants and credit reporting companies sell your buying habits to anyone. Your local grocery store and drug stores track your purchases through loyalty programs. Data brokers buy information and sell it openly to criminals …

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It used to be the computer that was an important thing to sell. More often than not, retailers and manufactures are finding that selling your actions, is much more profitable. Software used to be an enticement when choosing a new computer. A few years ago it wasn’t only the operating system that was important. What …

New Device spies on your actionsRead More »

Phone fraud is on the rise and don’t fall for it.  From fake credit card offering to lower your credit rate to Microsoft calling to say you have downloaded a virus.   Many people get phone calls from scammers, what most people don’t realize is the number calling them may not be real either.   The number …

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  A new way of tricking people into iTunes identity theft was discovered recently. It is targeting users of iTunes and looks completely official however it is really a scam. The email contains a graphic from Apple that notifies the user that their account is going to expire. iTunes users beware of this iTunes identity …

New iTunes Identity Theft Danger! Share with your friends.Read More »

Remember when your computer used to get infected with a virus and it would delete all your information? Frantically, you tried to find someone with enough computer savvy to help you remove the pesky thing. Ah yes, the good old days! “Good old days” you say? Yes, good, because back then, most spyware, malware and viruses …

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