Shopping Online Safely

As we approach the holiday season, it is common for people to shop online.  However shopping online can be dangerous if you don’t take the right precautions. Tech Lab has put together a list of 7 ways to keep you safe. Protect the device you are using to shop with. If...

Using Passwords- Part 2

I forgot my password.  What do I do now???  This depends on where your account is.  For websites that require a password, they will have instructions if you have forgotten your password.  Some websites will send you a reset link in your e-mail. Other times, you will...

Malware 101

What is Malware? Malware is any kind of program running on your computer that you do not want.  This includes programs that create unwanted ads and pop-ups (adware); that can monitor your activity and steal your data (spyware); or that can lock you out of your machine...

Don’t Fall for the Scam!

Scams are not always easy to spot so anyone can fall easily into one. Scams happen through phone calls, emails, text messages, and even through contact forms. The first thing every consumer needs to do is view everything through a critical lens. If you receive a phone...