How to Recover a Lost Password

In this week’s member-exclusive How-To Tuesday on Simple Tech Tips, we’re talking about how to recover a lost password. If you forget your password, it’s not always an easy task to regain access to your account. That’s by design - if the process was simple, hackers would be able to break in more easily. That’s … Continue reading How to Recover a Lost Password

The Essential Guide to Strong Passwords (2021 Edition)

If there's one thing you do for your own computer safety, please, use strong, unique passwords! Doing so decreases your chances of suffering virus infection, account hijacking, identity theft, and even financial fraud. People continually re-use passwords, or create weak passwords, or don't change the default passwords on important devices like routers and smart home gadgets. … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Strong Passwords (2021 Edition)

The Pros and Cons of Parental Control Software

One of the most common questions I hear from parents is, “How can I set up parental control software?” But parental controls aren’t a panacea for keeping your kids safe online. Let’s talk about when to use parental controls… and when not to use them. Most computers have basic built-in parental controls, like the ability … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Parental Control Software