VPNs, What they are, and their Importance

VPNs, What they are, and their Importance

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a term used to describe a remote connection from a computer/laptop anywhere in the world to another location securely, usually a business or office. There are many different reasons for having a VPN, and with the latest developments in Covid-19, it’s important now more than ever that users have […]

Working from Home

Working from Home

Working remotely may be a necessity rather than a choice right now, and it may be an unfamiliar experience for employees at small and midsize businesses – but you can make it work. Here are some tips I found online to help with working from home: Keep defined work hours and communicate them to your […]

Folding at Home

Folding at Home

No I’m not talking about laundry; although you should definitely fold that load that you took out last week. Folding at Home is an organization that asks the public to help find cures for very serious diseases and ailments. We’re talking about cancer, AIDS, and yes even the newest coronavirus COVID-19. The way they do […]

Working From Home

Working From Home

As we all do our very best to navigate through this COVID-19 crisis, one ongoing struggle is learning to work and simply function normally with our daily lives from home. One big aspect of this is still being able to attend classes, meetings, or just staying in touch with friends and loved ones. Even though […]

Hacked Zoom Meetings

Hacked Zoom Meetings

With so many of us currently working from home and the sharp increase in popularity of web conferencing software Zoom the software became a prime target for hackers.  Lately there have been a string of occurrences where hackers have gained control of Zoom meetings that others are hosing, using the access to disrupt and post […]

Computer Maintenance

Computer Maintenance

Computer Maintenance, just like a vehicle, your computer system needs a little TLC… A little maintenance to your system could give it a longer life. Below are a few tips to maintain a system. First, Check for updates! Microsoft often pushes security updates that provide a safer and less vulnerable system. Second, make sure the […]

Build your own system 2020 Edition

Build your own system 2020 Edition

With a new year and new CES in our back pocket we have the road map of all the new computer cases and components that will be releasing this year. Just like 2019, 2020 will be another great year to build a custom system. While this won’t apply to many of our clients it’s still […]

Spam and Scams

Spam and Scams

With the quarantine situation caused by this pandemic, many of us are having to work from home.  Everyone knows this, including the bad guys.  Security firms are seeing an uptick in phishing scams and spam email having to do with the virus and quarantine situations.  Please stay vigilant about adhering to safe practices regarding phone […]

New attack on home routers sends users to spoofed sites that push malware

New attack on home routers sends users to spoofed sites that push malware

A recently discovered hack of home and small-office routers is redirecting users to malicious sites that pose as COVID-19 informational resources in an attempt to install malware that steals passwords and cryptocurrency credentials, researchers said on Wednesday. A post published by security firm Bitdefender said the compromises are hitting Linksys routers, although Bleeping Computer, which […]

Essential Computer Maintenance

Essential Computer Maintenance

With everyone getting ready to work from home, it’s important for everyone to know how to maintain their computers during this time. Clean your computer physically. This may seem like a daunting task for people, but it’s actually very simple. You need only one thing to do this properly if you keep up with your […]