Microsoft issues security patches for 31 separate vulnerabilities

Posted by - April 15, 2016

Did you know that Microsoft regularly issues its patches and updates on the second Tuesday of every month? With a few exceptions regarding large or emergency issues needing patches, this is when you should be looking to update your computer systems. This last patch date, Microsoft had 31 separate vulnerabilities it needed to fix. One… Read more »

Update Adobe Flash now against actively-exploited zero-day flaw

Posted by - April 13, 2016

Adobe currently has a vulnerability, known as CVE-2016-1019, which could potentially allow hackers to take control of your systems. Rest assured, there is a patch in place which you should download immediately to mitigate the problem. This is also a good time to remind you that you should be constantly downloading and running all updates… Read more »

Free HTTPS for all sites

Posted by - April 12, 2016

WordPress just announced that all of their users hosting their sites on their servers now have access to force the use of HTTPS for free. As WordPress pointed out in a blog, “strong encryption protects our users in various ways, including defending against surveillance of content and communications, cookie theft, account hijacking, and other web… Read more »

Malware Steals Credit Card Info and Targets Certain Banking Apps

Posted by - March 23, 2016

Most of us have our banking institution’s app downloaded onto our mobile phones, tablets, and other devices in order to simplify our banking experience and lesson our time in the branch or at an ATM. But did you know that these apps might be the cause of someone stealing your personal information? Our friends at… Read more »

The Ten Dumbest Things People Do to Mess Up Their Computer

Posted by - March 18, 2016

Many of us think we are experts when it comes to the wellbeing and care of our most important electronic device, your computer or laptop. Most of us don’t just get a pet, have a child, or take care of another living being without getting some advice or reading up to ensure we’re doing everything… Read more »

Built in Screen Recording on Windows 10

Posted by - March 02, 2016

Windows 10 offers a new built in feature called Game DVR which will allow the user to record video of ANY open windows application or software (excluding File Explorer/ Desktop). To activate this feature, simply press the Windows Key + G on an open window. A dialog box will then open asking if this is… Read more »

Is your Website in Danger?

Posted by - March 01, 2016

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…. For those of you who run offices with computers, you may be aware of a virus in the wild called Cryptolocker. Cryptolocker is a virus which encrypts your files and then requires you to pay a ransom to get your files back…. Read more »

2016’s Small Business Trends

Posted by - March 01, 2016

With 2016 underway, there are a lot of technology trends that small businesses could possibly take advantage of. We have highlighted what we expect to be the top three trends: 1. Utilizing the Cloud As businesses continue to grow and utilize more data, it might be a better move to switch from using an on-premise… Read more »

Android Helps to Block Telemarketers

Posted by - February 01, 2016

Avoiding telemarketers can be done as easily as not answering the phone but now there is an easier way. Recent models of Android smart phones come equipped with a feature to blacklist phone numbers. Older devices won’t be equipped with this features but most of the newer models will have a similar way of blocking… Read more »