URGENT:

URGENT:

Replace Gigabyte GP-P750GM and GP-P850GM Power Supplies IMMEDIATELY The Gigabyte GP-P750GM and GP-P850GM power supplies are a fire hazard and have a high failure rate that could damage other components as well. These power supplies were listed as part of a bundle on the NewEgg website when purchasing a RTX video card. If you happened […]

Windows 11 is Free, but you may need a new system

Windows 11 is Free, but you may need a new system

            Just like the upgrade from Windows 7 and 8/8.1 to Windows 10 the upgrade to Windows 11 will be given to users as a free upgrade if you are running Windows 10. However this time the upgrade comes with major caveats in the form of very specific hardware requirements.             The first requirement is […]

How to Make Sure Your Browser Extensions Are Safe

How to Make Sure Your Browser Extensions Are Safe

Browser Extensions can be hugely useful, plugging gaps in functionality, adding cool new features and options, and generally just making life on the web more convenient. At the same time, they have the potential to be a serious security risk—many ask to see everything you see online, some change key settings inside your browser, and […]

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. […]

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 End of Life.

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 End of Life.

            Microsoft when they first launched Windows 10 said it would be the last major release of Windows and would simply update the versions. This is a similar model to how Google Chrome and other web browsers have been doing things for years now. Well a recent leak from Microsoft basically called this a lie. […]

What are LHR video cards?

What are LHR video cards?

First off, what does LHR stand for? It stands for: Low Hash Rate, and hash rate is a measure of the processing power of the video card specifically related to the cryptocurrency network. So why would you want a LHR video card? Well if you’ve been paying any sort of attention to the current market […]

QNAP and Ransomware

QNAP and Ransomware

QNAP is advising customers to update the HBS 3 disaster recovery app to block Qlocker ransomware attacks targeting their Internet-exposed Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. A massive Qlocker ransomware campaign started breaching QNAP NAS devices during the week of April 19, replacing victims’ files with password-protected 7-zip archives. While the attack vector was not known […]