We once again have to deal with the issue that antivirus for most people is useless. At the best case, it may help, but in the average case it slows down your computer. In the worst case, it actually adds viruses and malware to your computer.
Tom and I talk all the time about Linux, but we never discussed it. In fact, I just throw out the term Linux, but have no idea what it means. Hopefully, Tom a good overview in thirty minutes.
(I took the audio from Blab)
We cover the news of the week:
OEM software and the need to start fresh on any new machines
LinkedIn data breach is still a problem
Teamviewer hack allows hacker to control your computer
Tom goes all crazy on Keepass
I’m going to try and edit it, but we had issues with the video
The question we hear all the time is “What laptop for college should I buy?” We are going to try and tackle it. It is not an easy question, but we think we can hit the big points in the next thirty minutes
We talk about the Google offerings that were shown at I/O. While happy that Google got around to offering encryption, we were not thrilled.