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Video - MWGIC-EP-00076: Coming Tech Revolution & Great Book Of Blizzard

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube channel: Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/p0BDGgqokts Show Notes: “Windows Update foibles, why your power button looks like binary code, how electronics translate electricity to information,  several tech revolutions happening in the next five years, free poetry chapbook the great book of blizzard” Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 Version Update: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/6/17944966/microsoft-windows-10-october-2018-update-documents-deleted-issues-windows-update-paused […]Read More »

Tech News: New Security Flaw Discovered in Wi-Fi Routers

Hackers can use your Wireless Router to Extract Information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them By Holly Ober Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered a vulnerability in all modern Wi-Fi routers that cannot be fixed. Associate Professor Zhiyun Qian and doctoral student Weiteng Chen, both from UCR’s […]Read More »

Video - MWGIC-EP-00075: Huelleleujah & Droid Rules The Web

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube Channel:     Show Notes: * Huell Howser’s “California’s Gold” funded in reruns on KCET for years to come! * Major new features coming to Windows 10 on October 2nd * At ten years old, Android dominates global computing * Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour found off Rhode Island * Sirius XM buying Pandora […]Read More »

MWGIC EP-00072: Using Tweetdeck For Disaster Recovery Support

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube Channel: Show Notes: Take a tour with me through Tweetdeck – the tool that turns Twitter into a powerful tool for following up-to-the-minute news – and allows you to help connect people and share important notifications in emergencies and disasters ( https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/ ) www.midwesternnerdchick.com www.iesportsnews.com \\//_Read More »

Video - MWGIC EP-00070: Holy Inferno Batman - Midwest Nerd Chick Launched - Google Insecurity

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali: Show Notes: Holy Inferno Batman! Discussing the so-called “Holy” fire causing evacuations in Lake Elsinore, CA Links: http://iesportsnews.com/holy-fire-now-at-18200-acres-as-fire-intensifies-still-only-5-percent-contained/ http://iesportsnews.com/holy-fire-mandatory-evacuations-called-in-elsinore-southwest-riverside-county/ http://iesportsnews.com/trabuco-canyon-suspected-arsonist-arrested-for-starting-the-holy-fire-now-burning-4100-plus-acres/ —- Midwest Nerd Chick launches and I am crowing about it! Links: http://www.midwestnerdchick.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBFWLPAwFMJLU_njFuJNmnQ https://twitter.com/mw_nerdchick https://www.facebook.com/midwestnerdchick https://www.instagram.com/midwestnerdchick/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonya-riepe-158365b7/ That is a bad-ass logo! —- Google’s “insecure” badge on HTTP-only […]Read More »

Midwestern Geek In Cali Podcast - Episode 022: Memorable Mr. Kip Cothran of KC Photography Develops A Roll For Photo Geeks

November 6, 2017 Capturing your visual memories – with Kip Cothran of KC Photography. We learn about Kip – what his favorite types of photography are, how he got into photography, what he can do that phone cams can’t touch, pointers and tips for being a better photography subject, and much more. This episode is […]Read More »

Tech Tips: Beware of Romance Scams on the Internet

SWWD_IESN_1200x300.jpgRomance Scams…Love is in the Air Both men and women, young and old, have fallen victim to meeting people online, being befriended, while communicating by phone or internet only. This communication rapidly develops from friendship to romance, but the people never actually meet in person. Once the person becomes a part of the victim’s daily […]Read More »

Tech Tips: SCAM ALERT...Romance Scams

SWWD_IESN_1200x300.jpgThe Riverside Police Department warns of various fraud schemes and scams that are occurring in our community. Learn about these scams to help better protect you, your finances, and your peace of mind.  Both men and women, young and old, have fallen victim to meeting subjects online, being befriended, and communicating by phone or internet […]Read More »

Major WordPress Botnet Attack Underway Right Now – 07-03-2017

Article Courtesy of Singing Wire Web Design: Currently there is a botnet attacking the default login page of WordPress websites. It’s trying out default user names with password after password – a “brute force” attack, as they’re called. I’ve seen it attempting to hit three of my sites, and at least three other sites I’m […]Read More »

Tech Tip Red Alert: How To Protect Yourself From WannaCry Ransomware

The ransomware known as “WannaCry” or “WannaCrypt has been hitting out-of-date Windows PC’s in 150 countries, shutting down major institutions like hospitals, government health agencies, universities, banks, and much more. This article on CNET gives instructions on how to protect yourself BEFORE an infection occurs. ( https://www.cnet.com/how-to/wannacry-ransomware-how-to-protect-your-pc/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=26689912018238158329736074389495 ) Microsoft has even issued a patch for Windows […]Read More »

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