Hackers hijack PCs to steal cryptocurrency

Hackers hijack PCs to steal cryptocurrency

There’s a new cyberattack in town, and it’s out to get your Bitcoins. Cryptojacking has grown in popularity over the past few months mainly because of the increasing value of cryptocurrency. So if you notice your computer slowing down, hackers may already be using your hardware to make easy money.

Enhance your new laptop in 5 steps

Enhance your new laptop in 5 steps

Laptops may not be the most powerful computers, but the benefits they provide are undisputable. For one thing, they deliver a similar user experience to your huge desktop PC, but much more conveniently and affordably. But before you reap their many benefits, learn five precautionary steps you should take before using them.

Manage your IT hardware better in the New Year

Manage your IT hardware better in the New Year

The new year doesn’t have to mean new IT hardware problems. Sure, some headaches are unavoidable, but you can start the year right by giving your computer hardware a little TLC. Let our handy hardware checklist be your guide.

✓ Clean up your computer components
Wipe your monitor with a clean, static-free fabric; remove excess dirt from your mouse’s exterior; and tidy up your keyboard with compressed air.

HP laptop users beware: keylogger found

HP laptop users beware: keylogger found

You might be entering credit card details on a website to purchase something online or filling in your personal information to subscribe to a service, thinking you’re safe behind the keyboard. And you probably are — if the computer you’re using doesn’t have a keylogger installed.

Extend laptop battery life with these tips

Extend laptop battery life with these tips

Finding a power socket is often the first thing you do when carrying a laptop to work in a cafe, a coworking space, or an airport, and not every time will you be lucky to find one available. You’ll be forced, then, to rely solely on your laptop battery — if it still has any juice left.

Android releases new pairing solution

Android releases new pairing solution

In late 2016, Apple introduced the iPhone 7 which removes the standard headphone jack and instead offers a Bluetooth connection for your music listening experience. Now, Google’s Android has come out with its version of wireless pairing. Here’s what you need to know about Fast Pair.

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

Customers, partners, and vendors expect internet access when they’re visiting someone else’s office. This is why guest Wi-Fi access is so common. But setting it up the wrong way can create a frustrating experience for people looking to connect and leave your company exposed to attacks.

How to minimize WiFi hiccups

How to minimize WiFi hiccups

Today, you simply can’t survive without a WiFi connection. Businesses need fast, secure, and reliable internet to get work done and satisfy customers. But what do you do when experience WiFi issues? These fixes ought to do the trick!

Range constraints

WiFi works via radio waves which are broadcast to all possible areas from a central hub, usually a piece of hardware known as a router.