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Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a ...

New Image Format Will Soon Get Browser Support

In 2015, a new image format was born of a collaboration between Cisco, Google, and Xiph.org. Dubbed AVIF, the format is based on the Av1 video codec. It is royalty-free and widely ...

Latest Microsoft Update Provides Some Needed Bug Fixes

If you aren't normally in the habit of installing updates when companies release them, you'll probably want to make an exception for KB4484439. It is a non-security update for Windows Installer editions ...

Don’t Fall For Office 365 Zoom Notification Phishing Email

Do you use Microsoft Office 365? Do you also use Zoom? If so, be advised that there's a new phishing campaign designed with you specifically in mind, the goal of which is ...

Corporate Internet Users Watch Out For Conti Ransomware

Although you may not be familiar with the name, a strain of ransomware called "Conti" is surging in popularity on the Dark Web and seeing a rapidly growing number of installations, so ...

Windows 10 Might Get Rid Of Control Panel Feature

All things end eventually, and in the years since Microsoft's Windows has existed, the OS has undergone a great many changes. Most for the better, but some that have met with unexpected ...

Billions Of Breached User Credentials Are Available For Purchase

On a regular basis, we see headlines talking about how this or that company got hacked and X number of employee or customer logins got exposed. However, since those headlines happen in ...

Apple Music Might Be Draining Some iPhone Batteries

Apple users are in a state of absolute uproar. Recently, battery life has taken a hit, with batteries draining more quickly than ever, sending legions of iPhone users on a hunt to ...

Trickbot Malware Has A New Trick Up Its Sleeves

Malware Lab's researcher Maciej Kotowicz has made an intriguing discovery that makes the Trickbot banking trojan even more of a threat. The most recent strain of the malware he looked at is ...

Some Google GSuite Apps Require Updating To Continue Working

Mark the date August 12th, 2020 on your calendar if you're a GSuite user. Google has warned users that unless they update their GSuite iOS and Android apps, they may stop working ...

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Bluetooth Vulnerability Could Affect The Majority Of Devices

Bluetooth Vulnerability Could Affect The Majority Of Devices

Do you have a smartphone, tablet, laptop or a "smart" device in your home? Or perhaps the better question is,[...]
Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues[...]
Chrome Update Will Block Resource Intensive Ads

Chrome Update Will Block Resource Intensive Ads

Are you a regular Chrome user? If so, you've got yet another reason to love the most popular browser in[...]

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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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