Tuesday, October 29, 2013

iPad Air coming November 1st

The iPad Air is a thinner and lighter iPad, weighing only 1 pound. This is the fifth generation iPad with a 9.7 inch display. The pricing starts at $499 for a 16GB version with WiFi. More details are available here.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013


New Malware is evolving allowing new viruses to encrypt data/files on users' computers. Only way to get your data/file is to pay the ransom. These viruses are now being called Ransomware such as Reveton or Crypto Locker, and they attempt to extort money from victims by encrypting or blocking access to their data without their knowledge, then demanding a ransom in order to undo the damage, according to police and FBI officials.
Learn more about how to avoid ransomware and how to detect it.


Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Antivirus for Mac OS, ClamXav

Contrary to common knowledge, Apple products are not immune to viruses and malware. As Apple products and OS X become more and more popular, so does the creation of new viruses for the platform. Fortunately, there is a reliable antivirus program for Mac OS X. ClamXav is easy to install and easy to use.  The program can be downloaded here. Once downloaded, the site also has a guide for installation and use.

Link to ClamXav guide.