Tag Archives: Internet Security

Data Privacy Day – 10th Anniversary

Data Privacy Day is an international holiday that marked its 10th anniversary on Saturday, January 28th.  Created in 2007 by the Council of Europe, Data Privacy Day was adopted by the U.S. a few years later. This day is meant to remind people of the importance of data privacy and protection. It is hoped that…
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AVG selling your information?

AVG will now start selling your information starting October 15, 2015 In September 2015, AVG released their new privacy policy which, effective October 15, 2015, makes clear that AVG will collect "non-personal data" such as “Browsing and search history, including meta data.” AVG claims it collects this data “to make money from our free offerings so we…
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Windows XP End of Support: What the “end of support” means to YOU!

Windows XP End of Support Announced by Microsoft If you don't have the Windows XP operating system then this blog means nothing to you, but you might be interested in what is happening to Microsoft Windows XP users. Unless you live under a rock, you already know that support for Windows XP ends tomorrow, April 8th,…
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Internet Explorer 11 Problems – Major Problems!

Having Internet Explorer 11 problems that won't allow you to access the internet properly? Mad Dog Computer has had many clients recently reporting severe problems using the Internet after the installation of Internet Explorer 11.  If you have IE 11 and didn’t manually install IE 11, it was most likely automatically put into your system when…
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