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Warning! New PG&E Scam Emails

Warning! New PG&E Scam Emails

PG&E has learned of an email and telephone scam targeting residents across the United States. The utility has received calls from people, both within its service area and outside of it, reporting that they have received suspicious emails that appeared to be bills sent by PG&E. This is similar to email and phone scams that…

Cryptolocker Virus Encrypts All Your Data

Cryptolocker Virus Encrypts All Your Data

CryptoLocker is a computer worm which surfaced in late 2013. A form of ransomware targeting Microsoft Windows based computers, the trojan encrypts files stored on local hard drives and mounted network drives using public-key cryptography, and then displays a message saying that the files will be decrypted if a fee is paid through an anonymous…

New “KSB Securities” Scam Email

A new scam email going around mentions a Mr. Bengt Langser and KSB Securities. The email is a typical scam phishing email that tries to lure unsuspecting recipients into forwarding money to someone so they can be part of a huge payday. The email claims Bengt Langster is retiring soon and has kidney failure and…

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling

Free E-Waste in Folsom BitWise Computer Repair offers free e-waste drop off for residential, government, business and corporate clients. We can schedule a pickup for certain items or large amounts of PC’s. We also offer the following services: IT asset Disposition Data Destruction Refurbishing Pick-Up Un-Installation Items to consider recycling: Computers Monitors Televisions Cell phones & Pagers…

Copy a DVD in Mac OS X.

Copy a DVD in Mac OS X.

These steps will guide you through duplicating a DVD on your Macintosh.   Insert your DVD into your Mac. Most Macs will automatically launch DVD Player. Once it launches, quit it. You should see your DVD disc mounted on your Desktop.Open Disk Utility (Applications > Utilities). Select the DVD disc from the list on the…

Popular DVD Ripping Tools

Popular DVD Ripping Tools

Take your movies on the go. There are many great utilities in existence to rip, encode, duplicate or play movies. Here are five popular utilities to get the job done.   Handbrake (Win/OS X/Linux)     Handbrake is a free, very simple program, with many great features. It will select recommended settings for whatever device…

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