Friday, January 25, 2013
Those in the security industry say that being hacked "is a matter of when, not if?"
Let's face it many of us have had at least one account hacked at one time or another perhaps on Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, a website, or even worse, a financial account. Many of us have software to protect our precious information, but somehow the hackers keep getting in, what to do? There are plenty of suggestions and advice on the Internet, but who to turn to? In a published article last fall, PCMag.com suggests its top three security suite choices for the New Year: Norton Internet Security (2013), Norton 360 Version 6.0 and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete. This brings us to this week's question, Tell us what your experience was like and how you protect your information from being exposed in the comments below.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Is there too much advertising on television, radio, and other media outlets today?
Throughout the past couple of weeks I had two older people each ask me if I had seen the "Hey Marcel, Watch This" television commercial. The reason for the question is neither person knew what product was being advertised. If you're AT&T that's not good. The spots are actually for AT&T's U-verse product, and this may be a case of the commercial being so catchy that people get caught up in the content and never pay attention to the message. Personally, I DVR everything I watch, even live news and sporting events, so that I never have to watch a commercial. Advertisers know an increasing number of TV viewers are doing as I am, so they are working hard to develop commercials people will find so entertaining they'll quit fast forwarding …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Not a weekend warrior? Cartersville Patch has a battle plan you can borrow.
Coming up short on ideas for weekend plans? Let Cartersville Patch help. Each Thursday, we have the top five things to do for the upcoming weekend. 1. “BAD DATES” Where/When: Legion Theatre; Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Why Go: Because this one-woman show about finding yourself through bad dates, the mafia and a rainstorm can be felt by mothers and others alike. Pricing: $10 (adults only) 2. SENIOR INTRO TO INTERNET Where/When: Cartersville Public Library; Friday, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Why Go: Don't Grandma and Grandpa want to read Cartersville Patch too? Pricing: Free 3. YONRICO SCOTT BAND Where/When: Henry's Uptown; Friday, 9 p.m. Why Go: Because you want to hear the acclaimed drummer of the Derek Trucks Band do his own thang …