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Internet Security

Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail

Don’t Fall Victim to Webcam Blackmail Many users have reported recent scam messages from individuals claiming to have intercepted their username and password.  These messages often state they have been watching your screen activity and webcam while you have been unaware. Typically, attackers threaten to broadcast footage to your contacts,

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Security

Invest Well in Your IT Security

Invest Well in Your IT Security “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is a common and useful rule for many business owners.  It serves to protect your business against unnecessary costs and unneeded downtime.  While protecting your business against many types of danger, it poses an outright threat when

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Internet Security

Don’t Get Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks

Don’t Get Hooked by Spear Phishing Attacks Phishing attacks have been around for a long time in IT.  Designed to steal your credentials or trick you into installing malicious software, they have persisted in the IT world precisely because they have been so devastatingly simple and effective.  Today, a more

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Networking

Bad WiFi Sucks

Everyone hates bad wifi. It’s just a simple truth, you’re sitting there browsing the web while streaming Netflix (let’s admit it, some of us have several TV’s streaming Netflix at the same time). But your facebook stream just won’t load fast enough, videos are timing out, Netflix quality is dropping.

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Backups

A New Year’s Data Resolution To Stick To

A New Year’s Data Resolution To Stick To Many of us set goals, tasks, and challenges to tackle in the new year.  Cleaning out the spare room, shopping around for the best energy deals, or exercising more than we did last year.   We set these goals to improve our lives

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Computer Performance

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Computer

Running the Best Security Software Most computers today run at least some form of basic antivirus.  In the modern day however, threats have evolved to be more sophisticated, more damaging, and much more common.   Ransomware, malware, phishing, and zero-day attacks all work to attack unpatched systems without strong security. Today,

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Business

Make IT Problems Last Year’s Problems

Make IT Problems Last Year’s Problems Around the world, the new year is a time for celebration. It’s a time to reflect and a time we typically resolve to make the most of coming 12 months. We do this by leaving last year’s problems precisely where they belong, in the

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Business

What Hackers Target In Small Businesses

What Hackers Target In Small Businesses Hackers today have many ways to attack small businesses and business owners. Many attempt to use technology to send malware, viruses, or phishing attacks; or use information to con owners and employees into handing over more information than they should.   One or more of

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Internet Security

Time to Refresh Your Passwords

Time to Refresh Your Passwords We often tend to be creatures of habit, particularly when it comes to technology.  Passwords are a prime example.  Many of us use the same logins for multiple websites and applications because we don’t have a photographic memory.  A large percentage of users aren’t aware

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