PayPal phishing email
Phishing attempts using PayPal

Have you ever received a very convincing email recently that turns out to be a PayPal phishing email? There is another one around at the moment. We will tell you which PayPal emails are genuine, and which are not in our blog.

Many of you will be PayPal users and enjoy the benefits of a faster, more convenient payment method. Paying for goods on online shops or Ebay is made much easier for you with PayPal. However, the popular payment method attracts many fraudsters.  (more…)

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Looking for a hotspot?
Our tips for free WLAN

If you are out and about and your data allowance has been used up, then you might find that the Internet on your smartphone and tablet is agonisingly slow. How great would it be if there was a hotspot free of charge in your vicinity. Free internet, public WLAN – that would be the solution.

And it is not so difficult to find free WLAN. We have tips on how you can use the Internet free of charge, and get free hotspots. (more…)

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Router & Network
Protection against third party access

Without your router, you have no internet. It provides you with WLAN for Notebook, Smartphone and Tablet at home or out and about. Often, however, they are secured very badly or not secured at all, which allows anyone to access the network. We give you tips on how to protect the router or your devices best possible.

There are always security gaps and they represent a great risk. If you are infected,the comprehensive TrustATec security check will identify them. Check out our tips so that you can protect yourself. (more…)

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Switching from Mac to Windows
Problems switching

Currently, manufacturers such as Acer, Lenovo and ASUS notebooks are developing great notebooks or ultrabooks. This is a good reason for Apple Macbook users to switch back to a Windows laptop. Switching from Mac to Windows should not be too difficult, but what can be problematic in your transition?

Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei have also ventured into laptop tertain with their MateBook X and deliver great results.. Maybe now is a good time to switch from a Macbook to a Windows laptop. What do you have to consider when changing your operating system? (more…)

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PC doesn’t recognise your mobile phone
Our tips

When you connect your smartphone to your PC or laptop, does it always recognise it? If not, rest assured that this is a relatively common occurrence. We will give you tips on how to make sure  your computer recognise your mobile phone.

If you want to transfer photos or music from one device to the other, you must connect the mobile phone to your PC or notebook. Unfortunately, very often your computer will not recognise your smartphone and cannot establish a connection. (more…)

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Secret Farmville Tips
Farmville 2 for Android and PC

Do you  like to play Farmville on your smartphone? Did you know that you can play Farmville on your PC too? We will tell you the best secret Farmville tips.

If you have a Windows laptop and have Windows 8 or Windows 10 installed on it, you may have stumbled across the Farmville 2 app in the Windows Store. Doesn’t interest me, you thought! You would have to start the game again from the beginning and that’s just heartbreaking. But that’s not true! We’ll explain how you can play Farmville 2 on the laptop without losing your beautiful farm. (more…)

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Spotify Music Streaming
New record for Spotify

The Spotify music streaming service has broken another record. When you listen to music on your computer, smartphone or tablet you are doing this by streaming music. The number of Spotify subscriber numbers speak for themselves.

Downloading MP3s used to be the popular way of listening to music. Today, thanks to fast Internet connections, you can access music streaming. Spotify is particularly successful. The music streaming service has provided its subscribers with a large catalogue of music. But why is it so popular? (more…)

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Game of Thrones Spoiler
Hackers capture HBO data

Are you trying to avoid websites that post Game of Thrones spoilers? Then you have to be even more careful, because hackers have allegedly stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from the broadcaster HBO.

The series Game of Thrones is currently being broadcast in the US on HBO and on Sky in the UK. You can hardly stand the suspense – Who will sit on the iron throne? If you do not want to know any Game of Thrones spoilers, you have to avoid anything related, on the internet. But now hackers have stolen this information and will certainly share it. (more…)

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Don’t lose your WhatsApp chats
Transfer them to your new iPhone

Is the new iPhone 8 on your wishlist? There is talk of the new iPhone being released in September. If you want to transfer WhatsApp chats onto your new iPhone, there are a few things you need to consider.

There has been gossip about the new iPhone for ages. There have been lots of new iPhone 8 rumours around. Everyone is getting excited about the new Apple smartphone. Most people will want to move their apps onto their new iPhone when they switch. How about WhatsApp? How can you restore your WhatsApp chats? This is not always easy. It can be very difficult to transfer the old chats over when you install the new WhatsApp app onto your new iPhone. But read on to find out how to do it. (more…)

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LeakerLocker Ransomware
Malware publishes personal information

Almost every day a new Trojan or Ransomware is discovered. They disable your mobile phone so that criminals can get hold of your personal data. The new malware LeakerLocker has recently been detected which infects Android devices.

Read on to find out exactly what LeakerLocker does on your smartphone and how you can protect yourself..

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