Category: Home Security

Does a Home Security System Pay for Itself?

Posted on: December 21st, 2013 by

Although installing a security system for your home means having to pay the installation costs and then making monthly subscription fees from here on out, having a security system provides you with a number of benefits. Depending on your individual preferences and particular circumstances, the benefits of having a security system can either justify the […]

How To Protect Your Home From Fire

Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by

What are your options? The United States has the highest rate of deaths from fire in the industrialized world (National Fire Protection Association) Moving into a new home? This is the best time to review how to protect both your family and your property from fire before you get too settled — just as you’ll […]

Election year + Hurricane Sandy = More Crime?

Posted on: October 31st, 2012 by

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims affected by Hurricane Sandy we hope for their speedy recovery. There is never good timing for natural disasters, however was the timing of Sandy particularly poor? Looking back to 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the South with floods and blistering winds. While, many were injured during the […]

Most Common Break-in Points Of Homes

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by

Media and movies continually portray burglars as ninja-like athletes breaking in the most obscure places of homes. The truth is, most burglars and thieves use the quickest access areas in homes and would rather find unlocked doors over climbing through attic windows. However, some burglars, against all intelligence, prefer breaking and entering through the most […]

Where Does Spam Come From?

Posted on: October 10th, 2012 by

After a while, it’s almost inevitable that your email inbox will start getting spam. The more deals you sign up for and the more websites you register on make your email address more and more public. But where does all that spam come from? Spam, also called “unsolicited commercial email,” actually comes from a variety […]

Malware Report: Summer 2012

Posted on: September 20th, 2012 by

The summer of 2012 has been full–from the Olympics in London to Curiosity landing on Mars to the U.S. presidential election campaigning, not to mention numerous uprisings and conflicts throughout the world. Hacker groups are on the rise and have taken full advantage of the events for both good and bad. We’ve heard about numerous hacks into […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Home and Family

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by

No one enjoys thinking about a home invasion, but according to a survey, more than 2.5 million homes are broken into every year. That is a home intrusion every 13 seconds. In this economic climate, are you honestly that surprised? Luckily, there are many actions you can take to help protect your home and family. […]

Rogue Antivirus: What, Why, How?

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by

The idea of a rogue antivirus is a little difficult for the average computer user to wrap his mind around. Numerous questions pop up when a computer is infected: How did the software get onto the machine? Who is responsible? What do they want? Why are the authorities letting them get away with it? None of […]

Do It Yourself Home Security

Posted on: July 26th, 2012 by

A home is the most crucial part of many people’s lives. Having this bastion of safety and security burglarized can devastate an individual, both financially and personally. For this reason, home security should be a foremost concern for any homeowner. Many security systems exist to help homeowners secure their biggest investment. It is important to […]

A Guide To Home Security

Posted on: May 25th, 2012 by

Statistical research from The Washington Post shows burglaries often happen between the hours of 10 AM to 3 PM. This time is usually during the working day. Burglars watch houses for up to two weeks before breaking in. Burglars find out your schedule to plan for a break-in. Using this guide to home security, prevent […]

Choosing Free Antivirus Software

Posted on: May 22nd, 2012 by

Over the years, software companies I have been involved with have sold and protected millions of computers and supported all of those people through the complex process of protecting themselves. I want to be clear, antivirus software is absolutely, positively, 100% needed on your computer. Make no mistake about that but what I want to […]

Can Macs Get Viruses

Posted on: October 9th, 2008 by

I love a good game of competition, especially amongst companies.  As I was sitting and watching a Mac TV commercial “Get A Mac” bashing Microsoft for it’s thousands of invulnerabilities when it comes to viruses, Mac came out a winner, no doubt in my mind.   They knew they had a solid foundation and ran with […]