One of the security features of Windows 10 is the ability to have Windows 10 require a password when the computer wakes up from the Sleep state. The same feature also controls whether Windows 10 requires a password when its been displaying a Screensaver. Yes, it’s a security feature. It’s meant to control whether someone […]
What is Secunia Personal Software Inspector? It is software that checks your installed applications to make sure you have all the security updates installed. And, it’s free. Secunia offers both an Online Software Inspector and their installable Personal Software Inspector. The online version checks fewer programs. Both check programs and also check to make sure […]
Several years ago, I was a host of the Cajun Clickers Computer Club’s weekly radio show on WJBO in Baton Rouge. We ran a call-in "ask the experts" show about computers on Saturday mornings. One of the calls was from a lady who had multiple wireless computers. Originally, they all would connect successfully to her […]
Are you safe when you use the wireless network at your local coffee shop or airport? Maybe. Maybe not. Are you accidentally sharing your files on your computer? Is your computer "trusting" connection attempts from the other computers at the hostspot? Reader Sam Boggs wrote to ask: Terry: To improve security when using Wi-Fi at […]
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