Is your data backed up? Are you sure?

We recently returned from vacation (wonderful time, thanks for asking!) to find my data drive had stopped working. Not what I needed – then or any time. But fortunately, most of my data was backed up offsite. Unfortunately, some of it wasn’t backed up at all. What about yours? If you are one of those  [Read More…]

Do You Use Google Alerts?

If not, you are missing out on a cool rich feature that Google offers free! You need a Google account, so if you don’t already have one (like a Gmail account) you can get one at So what can you do with Google Alerts? First of all, think clipping service, but not the old  [Read More…]

USB thumb drives – are they really dangerous?

Relax, I doubt there are crooks out there who are dropping thumb drives in the parking lot, just so unsuspecting people will pick them up, stick them in their computers, and be victims of a phishing scam. (Although at least one security analysis company did that to assess the vulnerability of their client’s network.) Still,  [Read More…]

Facebook Timeline for Business – Part 2

The new Facebook Timeline for business, which became the only option on March 30, takes away the “landing page” functionality. Before, a business was able to provide a first-time visitor – or non-fan – with a special page that would encourage him to join. Now, you can’t control as tightly the “first impression” a visitor  [Read More…]

Facebook Timeline for Businesses

You’ve updated your Facebook business page, right? I know, I was a little late to that party due to some personal issues. But now CyberGnarus is catching up! Here are some things to keep in mind, whether you’ve updated or not (and if not, get busy!). Image sizes: Cover photo: 851 x 315 Profile: 180  [Read More…]