Security Threats on the Rise

Security Threats on the Rise

The internet is becoming more and more dangerous everyday and it’s due to the rising numbers of hackers and scammers whom are taking advantage of unsuspecting companies and individuals across the world. Because of this, it’s becoming imperative that companies become aware of threats, their security vulnerabilities and risks to their customers. But how do […]

New Email Scam

New Email Scam

Over the past few weeks we here at Frankenstein Computers have noticed a resurgence of a older style email scam. The email scam in question will be from a ‘programmer who has cracked your email’.  But they also insinuate that they have lots of blackmail style dirt on you from your browsing habits and you […]

Security Awareness And Training

Security Awareness And Training

Cyber security is becoming more important as our lives are becoming more digital. The web is a dangerous place, and it’s growing more and more dangerous as time goes on. The reality is criminals who used to steal from convenience stores and stop people in back allies are now the same ones who are becoming […]

Can Intel Keep Up With Growing PC Demands?

Can Intel Keep Up With Growing PC Demands?

Intel interim CEO Bob Swan has stated that they have enough supply to meet the demands of consumers who are looking to upgrade or purchase PCs, but do they? With Windows 10 being adopted more in the corporate sector, there has been a growing demand to upgrade aging PCs. Furthermore, gaming on PCs continues to […]

How to Properly Perform an Internet Speed Test

How to Properly Perform an Internet Speed Test

Many users already know that there are speed tests you can run to verify that you are receiving the speeds you’re paying for. But do you know HOW to perform a speed test properly to receive the most accurate results? Well look no further we’re here to tell you how. KNOW THE SPEEDS YOU SHOULD […]

Microsoft to Sell Extended Support for Windows 7

Microsoft to Sell Extended Support for Windows 7

Microsoft bowed to the reality that enterprises won’t purge Windows 7 by its January 2020 retirement, and has announced it will sell extended support for three years past that deadline. Called “Windows 7 Extended Security Updates” (ESU), the after-drop-dead deal will add support through January 2023, according to Microsoft. The news was part of a […]

Google Secretly Logging Users Into Chrome

Google Secretly Logging Users Into Chrome

Google has made an important change to the way the Chrome browser works, a move the company did not advertise to its users in any way, and which has serious privacy repercussions. According to several reports, starting with Chrome 69, whenever a Chrome user would access a Google-owned site, the browser would take that user’s […]

Windows 7 End of Life Fast Approaching

Windows 7 End of Life Fast Approaching

At the time of this writing it’s a fast approaching 14 months until the extended support of Windows 7 is officially ended. As of January 14 2020, Microsoft will completely end their support for Windows 7. What does this mean for one of the most stable and beloved Windows Operating Systems since Windows XP? It […]

NVIDIA FINALLY Reveals Next Gen GPUs

NVIDIA FINALLY Reveals Next Gen GPUs

Nvidia has been sitting on their, very well received and optimized, Pascal family of GPU chips for just over two years now. Leaving the GPU market sorely lacking in upgrade availability. However, the week of August 19, 2018 NVIDIA at last revealed their newest creation. The newly created GeForce RTX 2000 series. This series of […]

macOS Mojave Released on September 24th

macOS Mojave Released on September 24th

macOS Mojave was introduced at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference and is the newest version of the operating system that runs on Apple’s Macs. Inspired by the desert at night, macOS Mojave is the first Mac update in several years not to use a mountain-themed name, with its new moniker representing the visual changes made […]