Technocracy 2012 Wrap Up

I was fairly remiss with my Technocracy posts last year. As I strive to do better in 2013, it’s always best to clear out the old and ring in the new. Here is a culmination of my file that didn’t make it to the blog last year, but nevertheless are some good...

Doomsday Malware July 9, 2012

You may want to check this out Doomsday Malware, or you can just click here to see if your machine is clean, don’t fret, there’s no scan of your computer or software to download, it will just check that your DNS look-ups are transferring properly, if not...

Six simple online security mistakes

Many of us never give a second thought to how much information/privacy we give away on a daily basis. Someday it’s going to come back to haunt us in ways we have yet to even think about. This was a good short article about security, mainly dealing with smart...

Scareware

Short one for Technocracy today. There’s Spyware, Adware and now Scareware, from Norton’s website, and a Wiki definition. Eeesh, needless to say, do NOT download any of these promotional scans, they don’t work, they scare the living daylights out of...

Computer Maintenance

This Technocracy post on Computer Maintenance is rather lengthy, and you will probably want to print it anyway, so I have uploaded a .pdf for convenience.  You will find detailed instructions on how to de-gunk your computer and general maintenance tips to keep your...