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Macs Can Be Hacked With Synthetic Dismissal On Warning Boxes

Depending on the lens you view him through, Patrick Wardle (former hacker for the NSA and macOS security expert) is either your best friend or your worst nightmare. Most people (whether fans ...

Fax Machines Might Be Gateway To Next Hacker Attack

Nothing bad could possibly happen to your company's network if the only piece of information the hackers have is your fax number, right? Unfortunately not, according to recent research by employees at ...

Cortana May Have Flaw Allowing Unauthorized System Access 

Researchers at McAfee have demonstrated a method that hackers could use to perform an end-run around Cortana and access data, run malicious code, or even change a locked computer's password.  In this ...

Android Still Tracking Users With Location History Turned Off

According to Google's support page on the matter, disabling your phone's "Location History" in your phone's privacy settings will prevent Google from tracking every move you make. The support page reads as ...

Social Media App Filters Could Alter Beauty Perception

File this one away under "unintended consequences."  There's a newly emerging trend in the medical community called "Snapchat Dysmorphia" that's leaving plastic surgeons around the country to sound the alarm, and in ...

Survey Shows People Are Most Concerned About Data Theft

How seriously does the average consumer take data theft?  It's an interesting (and fair) question, and one that Radware recently attempted to answer when the company sent out surveys. They contacted more ...

PGA Golf Organization Gets Hit By Ransomware

These days, we expect giant corporations, government agencies and medical facilities to be the targets of hackers. However, golf is something new. According to a recent report from GolfWeek, the PGA's offices ...

Android Gets New OS Update Named Android Pie 

Android 9 is finally here, at least for some users.  As of today, if you have any of the following phones, you can get the latest update: The Google Pixel The Pixel ...

Back-to-School Tech Tips

Ah, August is here. And it’s back-to-school season where both students and parents are making plans for the big return. For some, technology plays a major role. So here are some ...

Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft recently found itself on the receiving end of more than a little user rage when they made significant changes to Skype, with the release of version 8.  The company's original plan ...

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New Powerful Malware Is Targeting Windows-Based Machines

New Powerful Malware Is Targeting Windows-Based Machines

Researchers have discovered a devilishly clever new stain of malware currently in use by hackers around the world. The new[...]
Microsoft Changing Their Physical Retail Stores And Flagship Locations

Microsoft Changing Their Physical Retail Stores And Flagship Locations

Eleven years ago, Microsoft embarked on a bold experiment to emulate Apple. They opened a number of brick and mortar[...]
Mac OS Will Get Some Big Changes Soon

Mac OS Will Get Some Big Changes Soon

Big changes are in the works for Apple's venerable MacOS, as the company prepares for a future where the desktop[...]

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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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