When Good Encryption Goes Bad: Ransomware #FBF

Benjamin Syn

Originally published May 19, 2021

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IE Is Dead, Long Live IE: Explorer Compatibility in Edge Browser

Benjamin Syn

Think everyone is using Google Chrome? NetMarketshare has it at over 69%, which means that two out of every three computers use Chrome as their browser.

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Don't Be an Admin: Why Users Shouldn't Use Administrator Accounts

Benjamin Syn

We live in a dangerous era. Malware, spyware, RANSOMWARE! So many of us want to know what we can do to keep our computers safe. One of the best ways to

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How Can I Be of (Managed) Service? #FBF

Benjamin Syn

Originally published March 3, 2021 My background is in academics. The two iterations of Information Technology that I was familiar with are: 1)

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Gmail Confidential Mode: An Elegant Email for a more Confidential Age

Benjamin Syn

There are some things that we have to email to others. These may be private or personal information that we need to share for a moment but that we don't

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A Brave (Browser) New World #FBF

Benjamin Syn

Originally published February 24, 2021 Arguably the most utilized software on our computers, tablets, and smartphones are our browsers. These fantastic

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Let's Get Physical … with Our Security

Benjamin Syn

With threats like phishing and ransomware, it's easy to imagine that all the dangers are coming from the internet. Often, however, where we are most

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Buying Bitcoin #FBF

Benjamin Syn

Originally published February 17, 2021. Perhaps you have heard that Bitcoin has reached a record high of nearly $50,000. Or maybe you heard that the Mayor

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