If you use a computer, read the newspaper, or watch the news, you probably know about computer viruses or other malware. These are malicious programs that once they infect your machine they wreak havoc on your computer. What many people do not know is that there are many different types of infections that are categorized in the general category of malware which is generally known as programming or files that are developed for the purpose of doing harm.

Head up everyone. There's yet another commercial out there (PCMatic), claiming to remove computer viruses from infected computers. A quick Google using the  words "PCMatic" and "scam"  with a question mark following the words in the search box generated a wealth of reviews on CNET... virtually all negative.

For a smaller expense than you might expect, top-notch best-of-breed managed IT services are computer repair specialists will support your investment and keep your IT operation running smoothly.

Considered by computer experts to be the first and last line of defense, a firewall is a software program or piece of hardware that prevents unauthorized Internet traffic from entering or leaving your computer, particularly computers that are always left connected to the Internet (typically, Internet users who connect over DSL or cable modem fit this category).

We saw a commercial for Maxmyspeed.com the other day and thought to ourselves, here we go again.

Like Finallyfast.com, it, too, is a scam.

If you have insomnia, you have likely seen the commercial for FinallyFast.comwebsite, which has a website were anyone can get a free performance check. 

Did you know Tech Brainy Consulting provides a host of website optimization services on behalf of its clients?

Look to us for website and media 2.0 services designed to increase traffic to websites promoting books, hotel rooms, educational seminars and events.

Sometimes the newest, coolest gizmo under the Christmas Tree is so cutting-edge that recipients risk never using it simply because they have no idea how to install or integrate it into their network or entertainment center.

For these individuals, we at Tech Brainy Consulting offer installation services designed to integrate technologies.

We have added X-Boxes and Apple TVs, wireless controllers and configured high-end universal remotes on behalf of our clients in the Carlsbad area.