The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act that was recently passed by the Senate – appears to be a misguided effort to ‘do something’
The best tools for optimal password management.
Bob Rankin recommends 10 gadgets that might help ‘seniors’ enjoy their PCs – even more.
Is the desktop computing platform still going the way of the dinosaurs?
Free tools for finding out where that email really came from.
It’s not too late to turn back – here is how to undo your Windows 10 upgrade.
Once again Lenovo is caught shipping PCs with dangerous crapware.
How to fix failed Windows updates that may be making your system sluggish.
How to tweak or disable these 5 Windows 10 privacy settings.
Your email is subject to warrantless searches.
The NSA has been hacking popular Anti-Virus software for years -and that isn’t the scary part.
How to lock down a frequently overlooked security risk.
A simple tool that offers an extra layer of protection online.
Bob Rankin provides 10 great tips for boosting your WiFi signal.
Many antivirus software companies are based in countries with histories of cyberattacks.
The number of malware threats is growing at a frightening pace.
Bob’s recommendations for great tools for managing multiple cloud storage accounts.
This media player has been downloaded more than 1 Billion times and outperforms both iTunes & Windows Media Player.
The careless users guide to avoiding & fixing common computing mistakes.
How to tweak the programs that automatically start when you boot up your PC.
Free tools for protecting your privacy and anonymity when browsing the web.
Keeping your software updated can fix computer problems and prevent potential security issues. Bob Rankin details free apps that address these issues. Keep in mind, PC Matic automates software updates for several critical software applications.
What can you expect from Microsoft’s next ‘big thing’.
8 reasons you must backup your data now.
Sometimes the only way to resolve your browser related issues – is to start over.
How PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) sneak into PCs, How to remove, How to avoid…
Bob Rankin sorts through the pros and cons of the portable storage options on the market today.
Learn why you should never login with Facebook.
Test drive the new Gmail features that Google is experimenting with.
The HP Sprout combines a PC, 3D scanner, projector, and keyless keyboard – provides solid proof that the Desktop lives on.
How did that spam find its way into your inbox and how to prevent it.
Practical tips for improving the performance of your browser.
The market is full of low cost Windows 8 PCs. Is there a catch?
Microsoft’s Fix It Center is packed with 270 solutions to common Windows problems.
Battle spam through the use of a disposable email address.
10 acts of stupidity that can really mess up your computer.
Bob Rankin evaluates the most recent VB100 AV RAP test results.
Tell tale signs and symptoms that you have been hacked.
A newly discovered strain of malware enslaves PCs and raids them of ‘valuable’ information.
Take a wrong turn on a download page and you might end up with the Paid version of an antivirus software.
Your next hard drive might be a combination of ‘magnetic mass storage with the speed of solid-state memory’.
Easy things you can do to protect against one of the fastest growing threats on the Internet.
Did you know common optical discs used for back up — are only expected to last 3 to 5 years.
Our friend Bob Rankin says our main line of defense from hackers is no longer adequate.
According to Bob Rankin, some of the dire security warnings circulating in the tech press – don’t pass the ‘smell test’.
Key generators are pulling in unsuspecting consumers with the promise of free software – and leaving them with a computer full of malware.
Step by step instructions on how to create a repair, recovery or rescue disk.
Put the world’s largest search engine to work for you with these secret tips.
Bob Rankin points out more danger signs for those looking for software on popular download sites.
Note from PC Pitstop: We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to recommend a favorite FREE application or tool that they currently use. This post is the Bob Rankin response to our request.