Monday, July 13, 2020

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I Almost Fell for this Google Docs Phishing Scam! Watch Out!

Watch out for this Google Docs Phishing Scam as it looks very legitimate. I almost fell for it. Here are the warning signs and what to look out for!

13 Security Resolutions for 2013 – Follow Them or Get Hacked!

With just a few hours left in 2012, it's time to think about ways to make 2013 an even better year. I'm sure that all of you are planning on going to the gym about 20 times a day,...

How Safe is Online Shopping? Tips to Get Ready for Cyber Monday and Beyond

Personally, I hate shopping. I do though, like the act of giving gifts. There is something always great about spreading joy to friends and family during the holiday seasons. My wife is a bargain hunter and loves the "sport"...

Phishing for Your Olympic Spirit – Buyer Beware!

With the Olympics right around the corner, the last thing that you want to think about is security. Well, let me rephrase that, there is plenty of security at the Olympics itself and I'm one of many who sincerely...

Get Those Cleaning Supplies Out & Roll Up Your Sleeves – How to Clean Your Digital Home!

It's Springtime! Leaves are appearing on the trees, the sun is starting to gain dominance over the rain, and my eyes are teary, not only from the pollen in the air, but also from the fact that I need...

How Internet Security Savvy Are You?

If you have read any of my articles in the past, I find it extremely important to use technology as a tool to better your life. Some of those "tools" are for entertainment, and others are for security and...

IMPORTANT: Enable SSL on your Social Media Accounts NOW! – Twitter and Facebook

As hacking into people's accounts has become a "clear and present danger", it's important to note TWO quick and easy configuration settings that you can now enable within both Facebook and now Twitter that can make your Social Media...

Tech News: Google Public DNS, H1N1 Malware & Mac Sales Growth Projected

Taking a quick break during lunch to get this out. Had to skim the hot news quickly. Google promises faster Web with launch of Public DNS "Google is taking control of the Internet’s equivalent of the telephone switchboard, called the Domain...

Phishing Scam Alert: “Information from Comerica Bank customer service team”

I just got the following email with the subject line: "Information from Comerica Bank customer service team " from "Comerica Bank" which, for me, was obviously a phishing scam. I wanted to quickly document what I found to alert...

How to Easily Check your Blog for Security Breaches & Hacker Code

A few months ago, I got an email from a family member that told me that when they visited my blog, they received a "malicious software" warning. I found this very odd, since I visit my own blog fairly...
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HighTechDad’s Father’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

This is HighTechDad's 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide of family tech and smart home products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com. Happy Father's Day!

Can’t Find TP? Use a Smart Bidet & Wash Your Butt Instead! – Stay At Home Tech Tip Video

Avoid having to hoard toilet paper by installing a smart bidet in your home. This DIY project is easy & you save the environment by conserving toilet paper.

4 Ways to Make a “Distanced” Mother’s Day Better with a Nixplay Digital Frame

Social Distancing may make Mother's Day a bit more difficult. With a Nixplay digital frame you can share memories remotely!

Video Conferencing? Check Broadband Upload Speed – Stay at Home Tech Tip

Having a fast broadband connection at home is critical during the Shelter at Home due to COVID19/coronavirus. Learn what is important now!