Your Guide to Choosing a Pay as You Go Broadband Plan

Pay as you go broadband Internet services are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to costly monthly contract costs for services you may or may not actually use. You do pay a bit more of a premium for the bandwidth you use under …continue reading

How to Disable Spam Invites from Google+ Appearing on Google Calendar

Not long ago, Chris Pirillo mentioned that he no longer uses Google Calendar because of all the spam invites that he gets via Google+. Whether or not Chris has figured out this workaround by now (quite likely), I figured I’d pass it along to those …continue reading

How to Avoid Plagiarism Online

Plagiarism is a serious problem for content creators online. It happens on social networks, blogs, and even traditional static websites. There is so much content online that people seem to believe they can rip someone’s writing off, put their name on it, and no one …continue reading

Why Your Desktop Anti-Malware May Be Flawed

As computer users these days, we have been bombarded by companies that claim to be able to keep our computers free from malware. However, this may not be the case.

The majority of anti-malware software uses traditional, signature-based techniques in order to detect malware. It …continue reading

Got Wi-Fi? You Cannot Be Held Liable for Pirates on Your Network

We are all keenly aware that Wi-Fi connections — from our home network or place of business — leave us vulnerable to hackers compromising our Internet connections. The unfortunate reality is that some of our neighbors may not be aware of this vulnerability and, as …continue reading

A Secure Password Today Keeps the Hackers Away

It seems like we hear about a new security breach every few weeks. You don’t have to stay that on top of the news to hear that some company is announcing that it’s been hacked, that customer passwords were compromised, and what the company is …continue reading

Reasons to Use a VPN

Corporate employees will most likely know the definition of a VPN (virtual private network). For everybody else, it’s just a way to watch Hulu from all over the world. Joking aside, there are quite a few compelling reasons why one should have VPN set up. …continue reading

How to Enable (or Disable) Cookies in Google Chrome

Google Chrome has quickly become one of the most popular browsers used today. Due in part to the popularity of Google as a search engine, it’s almost impossible to browse the Web today without knowing what Google Chrome is.

Because of this, it comes as …continue reading

Three (Almost) Foolproof Ways to Make a Secure Password

On LockerGnome we’ve got many articles about passwords ranging from how to make your life easier by remembering them to how ludicrous it will become for passwords to remain secure — if it hasn’t already gotten that far. Today I wanted to share a few …continue reading

What is a Denial of Service (DoS) Attack?

Earlier this week, LockerGnome was hit with a Denial of Service (DoS) attack and was forced to shutter its doors for quite some time. Readers couldn’t read articles, and writers couldn’t write them. It is truly a terrible thing to happen to any website, and …continue reading