Facebook can recognize us in photos, and our faces can unlock our smartphones, facial recognition software is in play all around us. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, joined Guy Phillips and Heidi Glaus for Tech Talk on The Big 550 KTRS to discuss the positives and negatives that can go along with the growing software changes.
Have you noticed an influx of robocalls in the past few years? A recent study by Consumer Reports stated that on average there are 1,500 robocalls generated every second in the United States! As shocking as that it, the number of calls has increased more than 50% since 2017. Robocalls are annoying and becoming increasingly harder to detect. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, joined Guy Phillips last week for Tech Talk on KTRS to tackle the topic and share some tips for end users to avoid the infuriating calls.
You've probably heard the good old saying, "Once something is on the internet, there's no getting it back." While this is true, it isn't entirely impossible to delete your information from parts of the internet, but of course, there's a price. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, joined the crew for The Guy Phillips Show on The Big 550 KTRS last week for Tech Talk to share some information with end users on how to delete data from the internet.
It's that time of the year again, have you filed your taxes yet? Tax scams are running rampant again. It's time to spread the word to family and friends on how to be a critical consumer this season. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, visited the studio at The Big 550 KTRS for Tech Talk last week to share the inside scoop on how to be cautious when it comes to tax season robocalls and phishing emails. It's important to note that the IRS will never contact you via email or phone. Contact by the IRS is always made through the United States Postal Service.
Last week our topic for Tech Talk on KTRS was about wardriving. Contrary to how the name sounds, wardriving isn't the name of some new blockbuster hit or video game. Wardriving is the act of driving around and looking for unsecured Wi-Fi networks. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, joined the show to talk with listeners about how to protect their wireless network from the trend. In addition to discussing concerns with wardriving, Jeff also fielded multiple calls to answer tech questions during the segment on The Guy Phillips Show!
Each week we visit the studio of The Big 550 KTRS for Tech Talk on the Guy Phillips Show! Our IT experts join Guy, his co-host, Heidi Glaus, and their producer to talk about the happenings in technology and cyber security. Last week our expert, Randy Moore, joined the show to talk about a little bit of everything.
If you've ever strung together the sentence, "I don't care if my email gets hacked, there's nothing important in there." You're wildly mistaken. Even if you only use your email as a home base for your social media accounts and to stay in touch with old friends, you're still at risk. The vast majority of account holders use their email for bills, work, and other bits of personal information. If just about anything related to your email account was to fall into the hands of a cyber criminal, you should expect disaster. Here are 4 reasons it's time to up your email security game.