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Internet Scams Abound!

OK, you’re scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed and happen upon an advertisement that looks cool. You click on the ad and are encouraged to buy that product and get this cool item. So, you pull out your debit card and wha-la! You buy it and patiently await its arrival! Finally, you receive the item(s), but …

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Warning! Fake Alert!

Have you ever experienced a frightening warning that pops up on your PC telling you that you have Errors or Viruses? Don’t fall for it! It is FAKE! And DO NOT call the numbers listed! Watch this short video to learn what you should do in the event you get a FAKE ALERT! (Click below …

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Three Tips to Protect your Private Digital Data

How can you protect your digital data privacy and your online foot print? It’s been stated that as much as 50% of ALL consumers have had their data compromised online in one way or another. So, what can you do to prevent this from happening to you? Here’s Three Tips To Protect Your Private Information* …

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What happens to your data should you die?

Estate planning has gotten a bit more complicated, so I recently made this mental update: Have a will: Check. Have a durable power of attorney: Check Have a health care power of attorney: Check What about all of digital stuff, like photos, Facebook page, Twitter account? Uh-oh. I bet I’m like many of you in …

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Avoid the Dangers of “Smishing”

A new form of scamming may be headed for your smartphone—are you protected? Chances are you’ve got security software on your PC to protect your emails against “phishing”— fraudulent messages that attempt to get you to reveal sensitive information such as account numbers and passwords. But now there’s a new venue for these types of …

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Malicious Virus holds your Personal Files hostage.

Hackers have found a new way to lock your computer, controlling everything on it, until you pay a ransom. The FBI is calling this one of the most sophisticated computer viruses ever. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports: Credit: NBC News – June 17, 2014

Thar’s gold in them there computers!

CPU Gold Content Gold CPU Recycling Yields And Values. Did you know that there is gold in many old CPU’s (central processing units or chips) of old crappy computers? Did you also know that many people don’t know about this or even care? This opens a big opportunity for canny gold investors to acquire a …

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Has your Email/Password been Compromised?

It’s a security breach at Yahoo—a big one. A hacker group known as D33D Company has claimed responsibility for stealing more than 450,000 Yahoo e-mail addresses and passwords and leaking them on the Internet. It’s definitely a risk for identity theft, you know people online shop a lot and you have your credit cards out …

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Anti-Virus Software

Today, there are a variety of FREE anti-virus software programs available via download from the web. We here at Mardo’s have provided a link to some of the more popular programs. Just click on your favorite program icon and you will be directed to the downloadable program. Enjoy!               _________________________________________________________________________________________________    

Email Viruses

Are you secure?

The following article appeared on FOXNEWS. COM. Read through it and educate yourself on these rogue programs. It might just save you a visit from ‘the doctor’. Technology Beware of Link: E-Mail Virus Plays Havoc With Internet By Jeremy A. Kaplan & Jana Winter Published September 09, 2010 | AP Here you have … …

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