If you haven’t heard, March 14 (3-14) Is Pi Day! To celebrate Pi Day, you can find out where your birth date, or any other significant date appears in Pi’s digits. Just visit Mypiday.com (powered by Wolfram) and enter any important date you wish, such as your birthday, in any format. The website will then search… Read More »

Cybercriminals are using new methods to hide their phishy links. In the latest phishing attacks hitting UNB, the attackers used shortened URLs such as Goo.gl, tinyURL, and bit.ly to mask their malicious sites from users who hover over the false links to see their true destination. Shortened URLs are redirection services, used to make links… Read More »

A recent article by CBS News has announced that malware targeting Android devices is still on the rise, with dangerous vulnerabilities being discovered and jeopardizing millions of devices. Since the recent discovery of the Stagefright vulnerability, manufacturers have been working  quickly to find solutions to ensure Android devices are safe and secure; however,  cyber criminals… Read More »

Looking for ideas on what software and tools you should be using to get the most out of your website? Or simply curious about all the different components that were used to put together your favourite site? Check out www.builtwith.com . Just enter a website’s URL on the Built With home page and click Lookup,… Read More »

Have you ever travelled to a country with a foreign language and couldn’t read the signs or menus? With Word Lens, you will never have that problem again! The new app works on road signs, restaurant menus, billboards, and more. By aiming your mobile device’s camera at the words you need translated, Word Lens will… Read More »

Online scammers are getting more creative every day to try and steal your information. One of the latest scams to surface is a very elaborate Netflix phishing scam. It has since been taken down, but shows just how far scammers and phishers are willing to go. Created by a team of tech support scammers located… Read More »

If you have a Mac, you’ve probably been told at least once in your life that you don’t need Anti-Virus protection. Unfortunately, viruses and malware are a risk for any computer, regardless of whether it’s a Mac or PC. Here are a few common myths about anti-virus protection that every Mac owner should be aware… Read More »

Not every app is available for every smart phone, tablet or device. Some apps available for the IPhone may not be available for Blackberries. Luckily PC Magazine compiled a list of the must-have apps for your gadgets and organized them based on your operating system. Apple, Windows, Blackberry and Android users can now look to… Read More »

Just picked up a brand new Windows 8 laptop for the start of classes in September? The Windows 8 environment may be a little different from what you’re used to, so here are some tips and tricks from PCMag to help get you started. Whether you’re used to an older version of Windows, or if… Read More »