Author Archives: Faith Shannon

CCleaner hack affects 2.27 million computers

Your device may have CCleaner malware. Here’s what you need to know. Computer-optimization software is supposed to keep your computer running smoothly. Well, in this case, maybe not so much. Monday, the company that makes CCleaner, Avast’s Piriform, announced that … Continue reading

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Microsoft shares details on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Computerworld states that Microsoft announced at its Build developer conference that the next major update to Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 3 and due in September, will be called the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Click for more info

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Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries

BBC News – A massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has struck organisations around the world. Cyber-security firm Avast said it had seen 75,000 cases of the ransomware – known … Continue reading

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Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

Google says it has stopped a phishing email that reached about a million of its users. The scam claimed to come from Google Docs – a service that allows people to share and edit documents online. Users who clicked a … Continue reading

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Gmail no longer supporting Chrome Browser version 53 and below

Starting February 8, 2017, Google will show a banner at the top of the Gmail interface for users who are still on Google Chrome Browser v53 and below to encourage upgrading to the latest version of Chrome, currently version 55 … Continue reading

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You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free from Microsoft’s Accessibility Site

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/windows10upgrade The free Windows 10 upgrade offer may technically be over, but it isn’t 100% gone. Microsoft still provides a free Windows 10 upgrade to anyone who checks a box saying they use assistive technologies on their computer. This offer will … Continue reading

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No Drop-In on Sat, Dec 26, 2015

Drop-In will be closed on Saturday, December 26th but will be opened 12-4pm Sunday, December 27th.

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Seniors SIG is cancelled on Monday, October 12th

Seniors SIG is cancelled Thanksgiving Monday, October 12th only, and it will resume Monday, October 19th, 10am-12pm.

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Seniors SIG Restarts

The Seniors Group meets every Monday morning (restarts Monday, September 7th) 10 am – 12 noon at the clubhouse for coffee and to discuss topics of interest relating to various computer programs and operating systems that you use on a … Continue reading

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NEW SIG – Scribus

This SIG begins this Friday, May 29th, 9:30am, led by Murray Strome. Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application, released under the GNU General Public License as free software, with native versions available for Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows … Continue reading

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