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 […]

Working From Home

Working From Home

As we all know we as not only American’s but the human race are doing our best to navigate through these tough times due to COVOID-19. One aspect of the situation a lot of us are dealing with is having to work from home. This means we do not have access to our work computers […]

Hard Drive Cleanup

Hard Drive Cleanup

Are you struggling with space running out on your main or even secondary hard drive? Do you go into your file locations and try to delete items that you feel you do not need any more but can’t seem to free up enough space? Chances are if you have had your computer for a while […]

Changes to Service Due to the Corona Virus

Changes to Service Due to the Corona Virus

First, we hope that everyone stays safe and healthy out there during this troubled time. We have made a few changes in order to flatten the curve of the Corona Virus. We will continue to provide outstanding support but had to make a few changes to our normal operating procedures. Our new hours are 8 […]

Why Ransomware Will Target the Cloud This Year

Why Ransomware Will Target the Cloud This Year

Ransomware has been a mainstay of hackers’ malware arsenals over the last several years, but these attacks have actually changed quite significantly in terms of their complexity, targeting and victim selection. Like any big business, ransomware has evolved to follow the money. WatchGuard CTO Corey Nachreiner believes than ransomware’s next shift will be to target […]

Windows Server 2008 is Not Dead Yet

Windows Server 2008 is Not Dead Yet

Windows Server 2008 has reached end of life, which typically means upgrading to a newer version. But CIOs have options beyond updating to a more recent iteration of Windows server, including staying put or migrating to the cloud. If you still have workloads running on Windows Server 2008, you’re not alone. As recently as July […]

A Sneaky Mac Malware Is On The Rise

A Sneaky Mac Malware Is On The Rise

The misconception that Macs cannot get infected took quite a hit in the past decade but a proficient bit of malware has seen quite an uptick in detections in the past few months.  The Shlayer Trojan is actually a delivery system for adware that is more annoying than destructive but its increase presence on the […]

What to do if you’re still running Windows 7

What to do if you’re still running Windows 7

Organizations still running Windows 7 are now officially living on borrowed time. As of Jan. 14, Microsoft has cut off extended support for the aging operating system. Though Windows 7 computers will continue to run and function as always, they’ll be more vulnerable to security flaws. That’s because the end of extended support means no […]