Summer Means Heat

Summer Means Heat

High temperatures are bad for computers.  Some common-sense tips to help your PC out this summer could extend its life and save you some repair bills.  First is to make sure your PC is in a cool space.  Next to the water heater or clothes dryer may not be the best place.  Make sure there […]

Outlook asking for credentials constantly

Outlook asking for credentials constantly

Are you currently or have you in the past had any issues with your Outlook application constantly asking for your email password and you are unable to receive any incoming messages even after you go into your account and update the password? If this is the case, most email hosts now a days that are […]

Vigilante malware and you

Vigilante malware and you

Typically, when someone gets malware it is to steal passwords, serve ads or encrypt your files for ransom. A new malware has turned that idea on its head. This new software attacks software pirates instead. This one has features that indicate that it was specifically made to target pirates. Per Ars Technica: Vigilante, as Sophos […]

Backup Storage and Viruses

Backup Storage and Viruses

Recently, we did a blog post about QNAP devices and a few ransomware variants that target those systems specifically. They only target those that are exposed to the internet and had certain settings enabled that allowed remote access. However, a recent one discovered for the MyBook Live series from Western Digital erases your data completely. […]