Smishing, vishing and SIM card swap theft scams

Explaining the smishing (SMS phishing), vishing and SIM card swap and theft scams Being knowledgeable about security on the Internet is paramount for your financial health. If you become a victim of the following social-engineering frauds by cyber criminals – smishing, vishing and SIM-card swap scams – they can result in large financial losses. Social-engineering…

Immediate computer startup shutdown problem

Immediate computer startup shutdown problem: Faulty reset switch causes computer shutdown during startup This article summarizes and adds additional information to the solution of a very interesting, obscure desktop-PC startup shutdown problem that the video link at the end of the article provides. This particular problem illustrates how devilishly obscure some computer problems can be.…

Use DNS Over HTTPS (DoH) to improve online security

How to use the DNS Over HTTPS (DoH) protocol to improve online security Introduction to DNS Over HTTPS (DoH) HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) is the secure, encrypted version of the standard non-encrypted Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that run the Internet. DNS (Domain Name System) translates website domain names, such as pcbuyyerbeware.co.uk, into their numerical…

Ban Google spying on you online

Ban Google spying on you online to profit from your private information Introduction – How to ban Google spying on you This article provides information on how to ban Google from obtaining private information about you online and using it to create a personal profile on you. A profile that the company and its advertising-company…