Category Archives: How-To

Updated: Tech Support Scams

Tech Support Scams Are Out There Again we've received more phone calls from people who have been affected by scam artists who are using our name to get you to pay for supposed "computer repairs". A woman from Illinois contacted us today regarding a small charge on her credit card that was for a PayPal…
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Public WiFi Security

While convenient, WiFi in coffee shops, malls, libraries airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are often not secure. If you use public WiFi and send information through mobile applications on your smartphone or websites on your laptop or tablet, it might be accessed by someone else. On a recent Girl Talk Segment we discussed…
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WiFi Router Security: Firmware Concerns Continue

As much as we'd like it to be, some business and home internet equipment isn't "set it and forget it" hardware because of internet security issues. WiFi routers, like computers, do need regular maintenance. WiFi routers have firmware, the permanent internal software that's programmed into the on-board memory of the router. That firmware¬†can be exploited…
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Cyber Spring Cleaning

Cyber Spring Cleaning Spring is a good time to not only clean up around the house or your business, it's also a good time to take care of your technology. Tyler Anderson¬†of Madison Geeks talks to WKOW TV ABC with some tips on how to clean your computer along with some cautions about what not…
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Online Backup and Support Tips

Online storage is the best way to make sure you don't lose your critical files. With an internet connection all you have to do is store your files securely online. Plus use a trusted local company for remote computer support. Here are some tips. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef4dIeAxna4&t=4s[/embed] Kahlal "KC" Cunningham of Madison Geeks appeared on a May…
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