Free Software Isn’t Free and Installing It Can Cost You Plenty

Freeware isn’t actually free software, and we’re all paying for it now. We regularly tell our customers to be very careful when installing free software because it generally caries a hidden payload of crappy software with it.

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Most computer tune-ups we perform for our customers begin with the removal of a …

 

YourFreeProxy Users Warning

YourFreeProxy Is Caught Installing A Toolbar That Mines Bitcoin On The Sly

YourFreeProxy Users Warning

Today in “Things Your Tech Service Shouldn’t Do” we present YourFreeProxy from Mutual Public AKA We Build Toolbars, LLC. The company, which offers proxy servers for routing around firewalls and censorship, has been secretly using its tool to mine …