End of the Road for Internet Explorer

March 18, 2015 by in tips

Microsoft has announced plans to discontinue the Internet Explorer browser brand. A replacement for the much maligned browser is codenamed Project Spartan and will soon become the default browsing option for Windows 10 customers.

Should You Pay or Fight Ransomware

March 18, 2015 by in tips

Our good friend Stu Sjouwerman at KnowBeFor was interviewed for this great Network World article by Colin Neagle regarding the options for dealing with ransomware infections.

PC Pitstop Cited for Security Help

March 09, 2015 by in PC Matic Blog, tips

Security company Heimdal recently cited PC Pitstop in a list of the top 32 Go-To Security Forums for Free Malware Removal Help.

Why PC Makers Deliver Misery

March 04, 2015 by in tips

Zdnet’s Ed Bott – a long time crapware watchdog – calls on PC makers to come clean about the profits they are making from preinstalled 3rd party software.

Tech Support Scam Extends to Social Media

March 03, 2015 by in tips

Tech Support scammers are now targeting prospective victims through Twitter.

Lenovo PCs Preloaded with Dangerous Adware

February 19, 2015 by in tips

Security researchers have discovered adware pre-installed on new Lenovo PCs that raises serious privacy concerns.

The Best Sites for Tech Help & News

February 18, 2015 by in tips

We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to share their favorite FREE sites for tech help & news – other than pcpitstop.com & their own :)

Evolution of the Laptop

February 17, 2015 by in tips

A visual trip through the evolution of the laptop.

Billion Dollar Bank Heist Caused by Malware

February 16, 2015 by in tips

New reports are emerging of banks across the world that have been targeted in a spear phishing attack that leveraged out of date software – to steal nearly a billion dollars.

The Experts’ Favorite Freeware

February 12, 2015 by in free software, tips

We recently asked our TechTalk contributors to share a favorite FREE application or tool that they currently use.

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