How to Do Your Own Water Heater Maintenance

Don’t wait for your water heater to cause trouble, learn how to do your own maintenance with this handy guide. The post How to Do Your Own Water Heater Maintenance appeared first on SafeWise.

April patch recap: Mostly quiet on the Microsoft front

Unlike March, when patch updates caused issues with some printers, Microsoft’s updates for April were relatively tame. Windows users lost the old pre-Chromium version of Edge; some users saw performance issues; and Microsoft started talking up “News and Interests.” In fact, it’s that last one that has some IT admins concerned. (More about that below.)… Continue reading April patch recap: Mostly quiet on the Microsoft front

Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

In 2017, KrebsOnSecurity showed how easy it is for identity thieves to undo a consumer’s request to freeze their credit file at Experian, one of the big three consumer credit bureaus in the United States.  Last week, KrebsOnSecurity heard from a reader who had his freeze thawed without authorization through Experian’s website, and it reminded… Continue reading Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

When AIs Start Hacking

If you don’t have enough to worry about already, consider a world where AIs are hackers. Hacking is as old as humanity. We are creative problem solvers. We exploit loopholes, manipulate systems, and strive for more influence, power, and wealth. To date, hacking has exclusively been a human activity. Not for long. As I lay… Continue reading When AIs Start Hacking

Halloween Security Tips

For many people, Halloween is a time for fun. For kids it is a time to wear costumes of their favorite cartoon character, superhero, or just about anything that may percolate from their imaginations. At night it is also a time for them to go trick-or-treating for candy. For adults, Halloween is also a fun… Continue reading Halloween Security Tips