Category: Safety & Security

“Petya” Cyber Attack: Safety Tips

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Just weeks after the “WannaCry” virus scare, we have another European cyber attack that is projected to spread to the U.S. Are you safe?

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“WannaCry” Virus. Are You Safe?

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News outlets have been reporting a computer virus spreading rapidly across the globe. The malware, dubbed “WannaCry”, is expected to hit U.S. computers today. Are you safe?

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Our Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with Genesis Computing

We take your privacy seriously. This is worth reading.

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Why Am I Getting So Much Spam?

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If you use your email address anywhere on the Internet it is only a matter of time before you receive spam. Learn about where spam comes from and how to keep it from landing in your inbox.

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Windows 10: $119 After July 29

After July 29, you will have to pay a $119 fee to upgrade if you do not already have Windows 10 installed. That’s right– if you have downloaded Windows 10 but haven’t installed it, you will be charged for the upgrade process.

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Your Computer Is Infected!

You may encounter a web page or pop-up that your computer has “critical errors”, a “malicious infection” or other scary-sounding terms. It’s a scam.

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Windows 10 May Install Automatically

Starting February, Windows 10 will now be automatically downloaded and installed for Windows 7 and 8.1 users who have set their computer to download and install “recommended” updates.

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Chrome Cleanup Tool

The Chrome Cleanup Tool is a free application made by Google to fix common and unwanted changes to the Chrome web browser for Windows users.

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“MyCleanPC.Com” and Other Online Services

We have received inquiries about the legitimacy of online computer cleanup services such as MyCleanPC.com. We’ve looked into it and they are scams.

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Microsoft Phone Scam

An alarming number of our clients have reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from “tech support” bringing news that a virus has been detected on their system.

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