Should Trump Pardon Assange and Snowden?

This might be the only question left in which the answer does not fall along party lines. Probably equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans would agree or disagree on the pardons for these two individuals. Democrats loved Assange when he was leaking documents that exposed the wrongdoings of American firms or Republicans. They especially liked … Continue reading Should Trump Pardon Assange and Snowden?

This is Dangerous: New Russian Trickbot Variant Can Now Access Firmware

If malware can gain control of your device's firmware, then say goodbye to your device. Manufacturers put firmware on their computers and other devices so that they work properly upon startup. This is why many manufacturers won't let you access the firmware. Messing with the firmware could destroy their product. Yes, firmware upgrades do occasionally … Continue reading This is Dangerous: New Russian Trickbot Variant Can Now Access Firmware

Google Outage Spreads Worldwide

As Business Insider notes; "It's not just you — Google is having a massive outage". Many of Google services are not operating. These include Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube and more. This seems to have started in India and Europe, but outages are now showing up on the East Coast of the U.S. Google has yet … Continue reading Google Outage Spreads Worldwide

How Scammers Use Google Search Results to Lure Victims

People pay good money to search engine optimizing firms to make it onto the first page of Google search results. The bigger the company, the more you pay, and some pay tens of thousands of dollars every month. However, the average user or small business owner just has to do the best they can to … Continue reading How Scammers Use Google Search Results to Lure Victims

Cheap Routers, Complete with Chinese Backdoors, Available Now!

Routers distribute the internet connection you receive from your modem. They allow you to form your own network of interconnected devices. Some internet service providers offer a modem/router combination so that you don't need two separate devices. However, some people may prefer having a router to increase their WIFI signal strength and to have more … Continue reading Cheap Routers, Complete with Chinese Backdoors, Available Now!