How To Recognize Phishing Emails

An example of a phishing email. Note several key details highlighted in red that give away this is a fake email.

Phishing is a way to acquire sensitive information without the user knowing. A website will pretend to be another website, such as a banking website. The website will then ask for login information, and trick the user into handing over their bank account or other sensitive information. Most of the time phishing websites are distributed…

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How to Get a Subreddit without Meeting Reddit Requirements

Screenshot of Adopt a Reddit.

Almost everyone knows what Reddit is–a popular discussion site full of random posts and general silliness. And if you know what Reddit is, chances are you know what subreddits are–certain categories on the site that are used to organize posts by topic. For example, https://www.reddit.com/r/help is the location of the help subreddit. What a lot…

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Cleaning LCD Computer Screens

Cleaning a LCD Screen with a Commercial Cleaner.

Due to the increasing popularity of LCD computer screens, more and more people are using them in homes and offices. However, they do seem to have a tendency to get dirty quickly, and many people are scratching their heads on how to effectively clean a LCD screen. Here is how: Eyeglass Cleaner Many eyeglasses are…

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Explaining the Different Types of Malware

A Good Antivirus Application can detect and remove most Malware from your Computer.

Malware is short for malicious software, and is used as a general term to describe basically anything that harms your computer or steals your information. Malware may spread through portable media such as flash disks, floppies and CDs, or access the computer system via insecure networks or online downloads. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan…

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How to Prevent Malware Attacks and Viruses on a Computer

Always keep your Antivirus software updated and running.

Malware is short for malicious software, and is used as a general term to describe basically anything that harms your computer or steals your information. Malware may spread through portable media such as flash disks, floppies and CDs, or access the computer system via insecure networks or online downloads. Fortunately, most malware can be easily…

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How to Find Free ebooks

Finding Free Ebooks Has Never Been Easier.

You have a ebook reader, or a laptop or netbook with ebook reading software, now you are looking for some ebooks to put it to good use. Luckily, there are thousands of ebooks out there, all for the best price of free! Before We Begin First, you will obviously need an ebook reader. This could be a…

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How To Extract Any Compressed File

Using 7-Zip to extract some archived files.

Nowadays people are compressing their files into popular formats such as GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM to make the files smaller to send over the internet. But how do you uncompress and view them? Here I will tell you how to extract and view virtually any compressed file using free software. Using 7-Zip 7-Zip is…

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How Does Malware Get on My Computer?

An example of a computer with a lot of malware installed. Many times users don't even know how they got the malware in the first place.

No doubt you are probably asking this question because your computer is infected and you are wondering how. There are many ways how malware can get on your computer, but here I will list the five most common ways how you could get infected. Number 1: Drive-By Websites This is the most common way you…

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How to Block Ads in Google Chrome

Configuring filter subscriptions in Adblock

Annoyed by all those ads on the internet? Hate those big, flashy pop up ads? Then read this article and find out how to block all those and much more! Step 1: Go to the Google Chrome Extensions Website Type in a search engine “Google Chrome Extensions” or just go here. https://chrome.google.com/extensions/?hl=en Step 2: Install Adblock…

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