Windows Secrets Newsletter

Insider tips, authoritative how-tos, security best practices, and more. The weekly Windows Secrets Newsletter brings you essential tips for Windows, applications, and computing on the Internet.

Tech Support-call Cons

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“Hello. This is Microsoft Tech Support. Your PC has notified us that it has an infection.” The call is a scam — an extremely prevalent one. Here’s how it works and what you need to know to stay out of the trap.

Dropbox makes the easiest way to send photos

E-mail, Facebook, texting, etc. are all good ways to share new digital stills and videos; but they’re typically an image-by-image, select-and-send process. Dropbox can eliminate those extra steps with its Camera Upload option, available on Android and iOS devices.