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Turn Cortana Off At Lock Screen To Avoid Potential Hack

Do you use Cortana?  It's a handy virtual assistant (like Siri) built into Windows 10.  Unfortunately, as useful as she is, there's a problem. Even if you don't use Cortana yourself, ...

Study Shows People Prefer Alternatives Over Passwords

File this one away under "confirming things we already knew."  A recent study conducted jointly by Blink and Trusona confirmed that people just don't like passwords very much. Their study tracked ...

New Trick Lets Hackers Bypass Office 365 Email Security

What's old is new again. Hackers have recently begun re-deploying a decade-old trick called 'ZeroFont' to get around Microsoft's security filters and deliver phishing and spam emails to Office 365 email ...

Majority Of Web Apps Found To Have Security Vulnerabilities 

How many web apps do you have on your phone?  Probably a ton.  Here's something you likely didn't know.  Based on the latest research from Positive Technologies, nearly half of them ...

Google Cracking Down On 3rd Party Browser Extension Installs

Malicious code can wind up on your PC or phone by any number of roads.  Companies do their best to guard the digital passes, but invariably, things get missed and the ...

Another Vulnerability Found In Intel CPU’s

More bad news for Intel. Yet another security flaw has been identified in the processors the company makes.  This one is so newly discovered that the full technical details have yet ...

The Importance of Data Privacy

The title seems a bit obvious, right? Of course data privacy is important.  I mean, how could not keeping your data private be a good thing? Spoiler alert: it can’t. There’s ...

Chili’s Data Breach

I thought I had a bad weekend. Then I heard about the Chili’s Data Breach. Turns out Brinker International had issues that far outweigh the problems from sleeping on a 10-year-old ...

Seriously, what is the Dark Web?

The Dark Web… sounds scary, doesn’t it? And what is it? Like that Experian commercial you see on TV that promotes “free Dark Web scans” – WHAT ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT? ...

Ransomware is Everywhere

Ransomware keeps appearing in headlines; attacking hospitals, banks, school districts, state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, as well as businesses of all sizes. Holy moly. This isn’t good. It’s reaching ...

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Old Drivers Could Cause WiFi Issues After Windows 10 Update

Old Drivers Could Cause WiFi Issues After Windows 10 Update

Does your computer contain a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your[...]
New Malware Designed To Go After Linux Systems

New Malware Designed To Go After Linux Systems

Linux systems aren't targeted by hackers as often as Windows and iOS-based systems, but they're certainly not immune. Recently, security researchers[...]
New Microsoft Excel Feature Could Be Useful For Some

New Microsoft Excel Feature Could Be Useful For Some

In the earliest days of the smartphone, there were only a few apps that people could use to perform genuinely[...]

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Since 2013, Byte-Werx has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Greater Houston area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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