WTAM 1100 – Social Media 101

WTAM 1100 – Geek Squad – June 4th, 2012

Social media grows ever day, but it is important to remember that there are other networks beyond just Twitter and Facebook. Linkedin, Pintrest and Instagram are also examples of social networks used by an increasing number of people, especially in the older generation.

I had a chance to speak to Bob Frantz on Cleveland’s WTAM 1100 Newsradio about “Social Media 101″ this morning.

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Fox 8 News – Hackers Gain Access to Homes Through Webcams

Fox 8 News in Cleveland put together this story of computer webcams being accessed without authorization through malicious software.

I had a chance to speak to them as a member of Geek Squad on signs that your PC may be infection with malware, such as viruses or spyware.

In general, webcams are not a target for most malicious software, but it’s important to help protect your PC from malware where you can. Keeping your antivirus software up to date and set to scan your computer on a regular basis will help. Making sure your operating system and web browser plug-ins like Java, Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader will help as well.

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