Summer Travel and Wi-Fi

Getting ready for vacation? Remember when traveling and using Wi-Fi hotspots, never assume they are safe. Most Wi-Fi hotspots don’t encrypt the information you send over the Internet and aren’t secure. Protected sites are indicated by https before the web...

Upload and Download…What is the difference?

When talking about Internet speeds…what is the difference between upload and download? Anytime you are pulling content from the Internet, such as receiving emails, or streaming a service like Netflix, Hulu or YouTube…you are using download. When you push...

Customer Loyalty Gift Card Scam

It has come to our attention that a new Gift Card Scam is circulating through Social Media/Popup ads congratulating Brazos Internet customers for their loyalty. This is a scam, and we recommend that you close out of it immediately. Brazos in NOT offering an...

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...

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...

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...

Tech Tip: The Power of Restarting

These simple steps may help fix most of your devices problems.  Restart your devices – Like us, our devices need to be refreshed from time to time. When you think about it, they are running 24/7. Turn your device off for 30 seconds and then turn it back on. If...

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...

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...