New Email Scam

It is has come to our attention that a new email scam is circulating in our area.  The email sender is pretending to be from Brazos alerting you that someone tried to sign in using your brazosnet.com email account.  The sender is asking you to review fraudulent sign in information and call them for instant […]

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Cyber Monday Shopping Tips

  Cyber Monday deals are hard to resist…especially when it means you can save money, and check items off your shopping list. Here are just a few tips to remember when shopping online: Make sure your home computer’s anti-virus, and malware software are up-to-date before you start shopping. Always shop from reputable sites that are […]

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New Phone Scam

It has come to our attention that a new phone scam is circulating in our area. The caller is pretending to be a Brazos employee confirming your email address, and then asking for information.  The Caller ID is displaying as “unknown caller” or “out of area”.  This scam is designed to trick you into giving […]

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iPhone Scam – Congratulations Brazos Internet Customer!

It has come to our attention that an iPhone Gift Card scam is circulating in the area on various Facebook newsfeeds and via text message.  This scam is claiming that your iPhone has been randomly selected to receive a $1000 gift card.  This message has no connection to Brazos Communications and is NOT from us.  […]

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Tech Tip: The Power of Restarting

These simple steps may help fix most of your devices problems. Note: If you have Brazos Fiber, please make sure to identify your equipment and don’t unplug the fiber power cable. That piece of equipment has pins that can be easily bent, making the equipment unusable. If you are not sure about your equipment, please […]

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Malware Threat and Wireless Routers

Recent notices by government security officials are urging internet users to secure their home/office wireless routers from the latest malware threat.  This malware is capable of collecting information that passes through your router, and disabling it. Best practices recommend that everyone do a simple reboot of their routers and change the Wi-Fi password.  To reboot […]

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Having Wi-Fi Problems? Make Sure Your Router Is Up To Date!

Smart phones, tablets, and laptops are designed to be used wirelessly, and the only way to get online with them is by connecting them to the device that provides the Wi-Fi signal in your home. This device is called a router, but you might also hear it referred to as a gateway or access point. […]

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Internet Tip: Favorite Web Shortcuts

Create a shortcut to your favorite websites.  Open your favorite webpage. R Click on the webpage icon in the top left corner. Select Pin tab. Note: The browser used for this tip – Google Chrome

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Tech Tip: Embed a Video From YouTube on PowerPoint

Create powerful presentations with added video content.  Embedding a video from YouTube: Open YouTube account or login to your YouTube account. Find the video you are looking for and click the Share button under the video. Share>Embed>Copy Embed Code Open your PowerPoint presentation and select the insert tab, click on video, then online video. Paste […]

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Tech Tip: Use Anti-Virus Protection

Anti-virus protection is very important for all computers. Without it you risk losing your personal data and files.  Here are a few things you can do to help protect yourself. Keep your anti-virus and malware software up-to-date. Make sure your software is set to do updates on a continuous or regular basis. Do not open […]

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