By David Gracey It’s been way too long since we have made a journey to Cynthia’s Corner. For those of you who have been waiting on the edge of your seats for the next thrilling edition of the technology problems experienced by my mother-in-law, the wait is over! When we last visited Cynthia’s Corner, the…

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by Tony Rushin CryptoLocker, “Crypto” for short, is the latest on a long, nasty list of malware that bad guys have been circulating.  .  This malware is a Trojan Horse (a program that masquerades as a helpful app) and also demands a ransom (another name for this type of malware is “ransomware;” I really dislike…

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by David Gracey My mother-in-law, Cynthia, called me up the other evening in a state of panic and said “David, it’s Cynthia.  When I touch the blueness, everything stops.”  My keen instincts served me well and I quickly assessed she was talking about a computer problem (I’m smart that way…plus she has a “computer problem”…

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by David Gracey We are regularly bombarded with Spam, viruses, malware and other programs that cause our computers to run slowly or steal our personal information.  So as one of our regular Public Service Announcements, this article will focus on common sense “do’s and don’ts” of the computer world. FBI Ransomware:  Trust me when I…

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by David Gracey On a nice, late summer afternoon, my next door neighbor, I’ll call him “Barry”, heard a loud, ear-splitting shriek from his wife, “Amanda,” who was out back in the driveway.  “Barry, get out here!” she screamed as she came flying through the back door into the kitchen.  “There’s a snake in the…

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