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Apple Released Security Fixes for Safari, iOS, and OS X

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Apple released security updates today for Safari, OS X, and iOS that resolve critical vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Remote code execution vulnerabilities allow an attacker to create specially crafted web sites or files that could allow the attacker to execute commands and programs on vulnerable platforms. These types of vulnerabilities are […]

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IT Support Austin 2016

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Happy New Year 2016! I want to start by thanking all of our wonderful clients as we had another record year in 2015 growing our sales and service by 22%! We have added many new happy clients and also still love all of our longstanding ones. We still have many clients that started with us […]

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 64-bit for Windows

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Finally, Mozilla released a version of Firefox that has been optimized for 64-bit Windows systems. The new version will work on Windows 7/8/8.1 and 10.. You can find it on the “Firefox All Systems” page from Mozilla. This newest version will allow for added performance in applications and games. There may be additional plugins required […]

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Why IPv6 is important

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Internet Protocol version 6, or IPv6 for short, is nothing new. In fact, the first standard of IPv6, RFC2460 (http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2460.txt), was published in 1998 and the first proposal for IPv6 was drafted twenty years ago! Despite this, global adoption of IPv6 remains under ten percent. With options to translate IPv6 to IPv4, or run both […]

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Windows 10 “Service Pack”

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Microsoft recently released the first major update to Windows 10 that includes performance enhancements and improvements to Cortana and Microsoft Edge. This update also includes new features for enterprise users such as Windows Update for Business and the Windows Business Store. This update will automatically be installed during Windows 10’s scheduled Windows Update task.  Once […]

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THANK YOU to ALL Veterans!

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We want to send out a special THANK YOU to all current and retired HEROS! We appreciate the dedication, sacrifice, and skill that you have honored us with. We all want peace but when it is time to fight we appreciate everything that you do to protect us.

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Thank You for 16 Years!

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Thank you! Thank you for 16 wonderful years. Frankenstein got started back in October of 1999 in an office that was 6X10 over off of 53rd and Airport in an alleyway, by a dumpster. It wasn’t the nicest of offices but it was a start. We had ONE client! From there we moved to our […]

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2015 Worst Year For OS X Malware

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A report from Bit9 and Carbon Black details how 2015 was the worst year in history for OS X malware. In a 10 week study conducted by both organizations it was discovered that 2015 had 500 percent more malware than 2010-2014 combined. Windows is still the most targeted operating system, but with Apple gaining increased market share we are going to […]

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Virtualization

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What is virtualization?  Small and medium sized businesses more and more are adopting this technology to save time and money.  For many organizations, having more than one server is unavoidable.  One for managing traffic and services on the domain (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and Web IIS services), one for applications (database software utilizing client/server configuration), […]

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