Social engineering trick
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 24, 2014 5:00 amI can't believe you got caught doing that on video, have you seen this? That's an example of a social engineering trick that continues to be used to dupe people via email and social media. The...
Windows 10 & what ‘beta' means
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 23, 2014 5:00 amYou may start hearing about Windows 10 as Microsoft begins another development cycle and wonder what happened to Windows 9. According to Microsoft, they want to let the world know that the next...
Why are so many big-name retail chains being hacked?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 22, 2014 9:27 pmWhile it may seem like it's all of the sudden, retail chains have long been preferred victims for hackers, primarily because they can gather huge swaths of personal information if they are successful.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 22, 2014 5:00 amIf you spend time in the outdoors as much as I do, you'll often find yourself in the middle of nowhere without any sort of cell signal. For the most part, that can be a good thing, but there are...
Secure remote connections
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 21, 2014 5:00 amFirst it was Target, then Home Depot and most recently Dairy Queen. Why are so many retailers being breached all of a sudden? The main reason is because sophisticated hacking groups are focusing...
iOS 8.1 - Should you download it?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 20, 2014 10:00 amWell, today's another decision day for Apple customers as they roll out their latest update called iOS 8.1. As I've previously said, whenever a new update to an operating system comes out, waiting...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 17, 2014 5:00 amIf you've got young kids or grandkids that you'll be spending some time with this weekend, have I got something for you! Wouldn't it be great when story time comes around and you can read a book...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 15, 2014 5:00 amWearable technology is clearly one of the emerging platforms in the industry, but let's face it, most of the designs don't appeal to women. Smartwatches, Google Glass, fitness monitors and those...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 14, 2014 5:00 amWe've all been there; flight delays, cancellations and overbookings. When it happens, it can ruin your day; make you late for an important meeting or worse miss it altogether. At best, you...
USB drive warning
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 13, 2014 5:00 amIt's always been a bit risky to plug a USB drive that you don't know anything about into your computer, but now it's gotten downright dangerous. Malware and viruses have always been a potential...