Larry The Computer Guy

Blog

Update Fix For VLC Media Player Security Bug Now Available

Do you use the VLC Media Player to watch downloaded movies and other videos? If so, be aware that researchers have discovered a serious security flaw in the code that allows for ...

Credit Card Data Breach Affects Popular Jewelry And Accessory Store

Claire's Jewelry and Accessories is the latest company to fall victim to hackers. According to a recent disclosure made by the company, both the retail giant's main website, and the website of ...

How even a STRONG password can work against you VLOG 46

Having a strong password is not enough.

Watch Out for Fake YouTube Channels Asking For Bitcoin

A group of highly organized scammers have commandeered a pair of Youtube channels and renamed them to "SpaceX Live" and "SpaceX" in order to capitalize on the popularity of Elon Musk and ...

Thanos Ransomware May Get Around Certain Security Systems

In 2019, a new strain of ransomware called Thanos burst onto the scene and has since been spreading quietly and seeing increased adoption by hackers around the world. The code has been ...

Internet Based Devices May Have Issues Following SSL Certificate Expiration

Recently, a number of Roku streaming channels mysteriously stopped working, leaving customers scratching their heads trying to figure out what went wrong. After some research, Roku's support staff discovered that the issue ...

Nintendo Switch User Information Breach Affected Over 300,000 Users

A couple of months ago, Nintendo announced that their Switch gaming and live streaming service had been hacked, and as a result, some 160,000 user accounts had been compromised. As the company ...

Number 1 way a hacker will get you Vlog 45

STOP don't let a hacker take control of your network!

Update Windows 10 Immediately If You Haven’t Updated Since March

When was the last time you applied a Windows 10 security patch? If you haven't patched since March 10th, it would be an excellent idea to do so as quickly as possible. ...

86% Of All Breaches Are Financially Motivated

Join our mailing list to receive a free copy of our digital news letter, tech tips, and security tips.

Contact

Larry The Computer GuyLarry The Computer Guy Logo $$$

Partners