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Li-Fi is 100X faster than conventional Wi-Fi

Li-Fi is 100X faster than conventional Wi-Fi

Rather than connecting to a network over Wi-Fi, imagine that the lights in the room were your connection… This technology exists! Li-Fi was invented in 2011 by Harald Haas from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  It uses visible light rather than radio waves to transfer data.  Not only is the amount of data much greater but the […]

Half a Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked!

Half a Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked!

500 Million+ accounts have been breached.  This was confirmed by Yahoo on Thursday September 22.  If you haven’t already… Change your passwords! If you use the same password for any other accounts, change these as well.  In addition to changing your Yahoo password it would be a great idea to enable 2-step verification.  Here is a […]

DropBox Leaked Passwords

DropBox Leaked Passwords

…again? As many may remember, Dropbox was hacked in mid-2012 and millions (est. 68M) of email address information was stolen. They did not report, however, that the passwords associated with those accounts were also stolen. They did issue an email requesting all users to change their passwords as a response to the email theft. For […]

BitTorrent client distributing malware for Macs…Again

BitTorrent client distributing malware for Macs…Again

The popular BitTorrent client Transmission has once again been found distributing malware intended for Macs. The first version of malware, found months ago, was actually a ransomware named KeRanger. The newest find is a malware named OSX/Keydnap. Both were found by researchers at the security firm ESET. Transmission has removed both downloads and its developer […]

Friends of Frankenstein

Friends of Frankenstein

Love Pet Hospital has been a client of Frankenstein Computers for many years… We LOVE Love Pet Hospital and apparently the feeling is mutual =) They delivered this awesome plaque the other day and we are so proud to display it on our front counter. If you love your pets, take them to Love Pet… […]