Why is your drinking water hackable?

As you take a sip of water from your glass or bottle, you may not be thinking about how it got there — and the chemicals that went into treating…

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Got hit with an ugly ad? Ad companies may leave you in the dark

You are getting bombarded with bad ads.  Google says it removed more than 3 billion of them last year — bad ads that tried to trick you, infect you or…

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Scam Alert #27 — Jump in Jacking & Drone Attacks 

You may think you’re not a target.  But you are. The bad guys want your computer so they can mine for crypto coin. And they’re stepping up their game — even cracking…

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Do I need virus protection?

You may do a lot of on your computer. You may do a little. If you’re a minimalist, you may be wondering how much protection you need online. “If I…

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How do you know when to allow cookies?

You ask a security question, we answer! In our live Ask Archer show on Facebook, Phil asked, “How can you determine which sites are safe to allow cookies from and…

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Scam Alert #26 — WhatsApp trap & shady phone employees

Don’t trust every message you get on WhatsApp. People can hack you with fake messages — and in some cases, it’s deadly. This, plus shady phone company employees on the job,…

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