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Archive for June, 2018

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Keeping your kids safe online is a topic that will always be relevant. Recently, Apple announced its new operating system, iOS 12, at its annual Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, ...

The Cost of IT Downtime

Infrastructure matters. When your network or applications unexpectedly fail or crash, IT downtime can have a direct impact on your bottom line and ongoing business operations. In some extreme cases, data ...

The U.S. Is The Most At Risk Nation For Cyber Attacks

Being "number 1" isn't always a good thing.  Rapid7 has just published their third annual "National Exposure Index," and unfortunately, the United States has the dubious honor of being the nation ...

Yahoo Messenger Will Shut Down In July

It's the end of the line for Yahoo Messenger.  As of July, it will be no more, marking the end of an era. The announcement comes just six months after AIM ...

Some Private Posts On Facebook May Have Been Exposed

Facebook is in hot water again.  Recently, the company admitted that while testing a new feature on the site, they inadvertently made public the posts of more than fourteen million users.  ...

New InvisiMole Malware Turns Your System Into A Video Camera

Another week, another new threat.  This time, in the form of a new strain of malware that researchers are calling InvisiMole.  The new threat was discovered by researchers at ESET, who ...

Microsoft Ending Forum Support For Older Operating Systems

Big changes are coming from Microsoft starting in July (exact date unknown), and it has potentially dire implications if you're using some of the company's older technology.       Microsoft ...

Attackers Targeting Job Seekers Via Listings And Recruitment

Cyber-criminals around the world are increasingly focusing their attention on job seekers.  According to the security firm Flashpoint, there has been a notable uptick in ploys involving phony job listings that ...

TicketFly Customer Information May Have Been Hacked

Another week, another high-profile data breach, but this one can be filed under "Missed Opportunity."  The site in question is "TicketFly," which is a web-based event ticket sales website owned by ...

Study Shows Employee Satisfaction Is Higher With Technology Improvements

A new study recently published by HPE Aruba called "The Right Technologies Unlock The Potential Of The Digital Workplace," reveals some interesting details about technology in the workplace that's worth paying ...

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Update WordPress Pagebuilder Plugin To Avoid Potential Hack

Update WordPress Pagebuilder Plugin To Avoid Potential Hack

Do you use SiteOrigin's Pagebuilder plugin for WordPress? If so, you've got plenty of company. The intuitive, widget-based plugin has been[...]
Bandwidth Limits For Updates Coming To Windows 10 Soon

Bandwidth Limits For Updates Coming To Windows 10 Soon

Some Windows 10 updates are big. Most of them range in size from 200-500MB, but some are even larger. This[...]
Preview Now Available For Microsoft’s New Family Safety App

Preview Now Available For Microsoft’s New Family Safety App

Family safety features have been a part of the Windows 10 experience since its release, and those tools were made[...]

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