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Video: How and Why You Should Delete Facebook Permanently

Posted on June 11, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

You may first balk at the idea of deleting your Facebook account, but it is actually a cool thing to do for many reasons. The YouTuber Matthew Frederick, known as ‘Matthias’ to Internet Junkies, is deleting his Facebook page and wants everyone else to join the movement. At PCOverdose, we admit to literally getting an [...] Continue Reading

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New EBay Flaw Could Allow Hackers to Hijack Accounts

Posted on May 28, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

Many of you who utilize eBay often have probably already taken notice to notifications sent by eBay to change your password due to account information being compromised. Now, after users have adhered to that first issue, another issue arises as an eBay security flaw may allow hackers to hijack accounts. As you know, a hacker [...] Continue Reading

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Google’s Dominance Calls for Smarter Real-World Scenarios with Google Now App Updates

Posted on May 06, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

If you lived your life on the internet utilizing a plethora of Google services on your desktop system, laptop and smartphone/mobile device, you would start to believe that Google is seeking world dominance. You wouldn’t be considered completely crazy out of mind by most techie types in the world today because Google is making some [...] Continue Reading

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Perpetrator Arrested for Hacking South Korea’s Naver Search Portal Accounts

Posted on April 10, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

160 million won ($148,000) was gained from a 31-year old man from Korea by hacking into millions of South Korea’s Naver search portal Accounts. This hacking case is one where the police have arrested the perpetrator who have also charged three others who allegedly worked with the initiator of this theft incident. According to the [...] Continue Reading

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Chrome 33 Code Execution Flaws Discovered by Vupen and Anonymous Researcher Fixed

Posted on April 03, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

From time to time there are flaws and vulnerabilities found without popular software by researchers who do a favor to the company who developed the effected application. One of the recent discoveries made of a flaw was found within Google Chrome version 33 where contestants at Pwn2Own2014 where a flaw was found even after Google [...] Continue Reading

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Beware: Scam Designed to Steal Gmail Info Is Difficult to Catch

Posted on March 25, 2014 by GranTorinoGuy.

Hackers and cybercrooks are always on the leading edge of exploiting computer users and one of the latest scams is one that is almost impossible to catch where it pretends to be a Google document leading to a Gmail login interface that steals your login information. Many of us use Google in some shape or [...] Continue Reading

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