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October 25, 2016

Question: I know scareware is something bad that can happen on my computer, but I'm not sure exactly what it is. What is scareware, and how can I prevent it?

Answer: Scareware is a form of malware (malicious software) that cyber criminals can install on your system to m...

October 25, 2016

Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that cyber criminals can install on your computer, enabling them to hold your files for ransom. They use a variety of means to do this, including email attachments, fake websites, and phony ads. They're counting on y...

August 24, 2016

Looking for a job? If so, it's likely that scammers are looking for you. Knowing that job hunters are in a vulnerable state of mind, scammers take advantage by placing phony job postings. They put job ads where legitimate companies do — online, in newspapers, and on TV...

July 18, 2016

If you’re looking for a way to stream the Republican and Democratic National Conventions over the next two weeks, we’ve got you covered. Learn more below and check out the top free news channels on the Roku platform for more election coverage options.

The Republica...

July 18, 2016

For some time, scammers have known how to trick innocent computer users into divulging sensitive information (which they can later use for malicious purposes) by calling and offering to "fix" the victim's computer. To sound convincing, these crooks make up phony reason...

July 18, 2016

There are many Facebook scams that continue to make the rounds, and the "survey scam" is one of them. Here's how it works: Scammers hook you by getting you to click on a link to something they think you'll want. Typical ruses include celebrity gossip ("Have you seen wh...

June 21, 2016

Fishing is a big part of living in the Upper Peninsula and so it's fitting that the above video, is about a high-tech way to catch fish. The video made its debut on the ViodiTV channel at the 2015 Minnesota Telecom Alliance's Annual Convention and Conference.

Origi...

June 21, 2016

Normally, ViodiTV travels across the fruited plain to help tell the stories of how robust broadband can transform rural communities. In the above interview, rural America traveled to Silicon Valley in the person of Jonathan Gennick. Gennick hails from Munising, MI and...

April 27, 2016

Given how much information is stored on our mobile devices, it's no surprise that scammers have chosen to target these devices in their ongoing efforts to steal money and data. The latest threat to Android devices is a phishing app called Acecard that gets downloaded w...