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“Ransomware” Infections on the Rise

The latest trend in malware is what the industry calls “Ransomware”, and while not really new, it is becoming quite popular.  We’ve encountered a few of these infections on client computers already and the industry is warning that these types … Continue reading

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The Danger of Unsecured Wi-Fi and Public Hotspots

Free Wi-Fi seems to be just about everywhere these days and most of us know that these free public Wi-Fi hotspots are not secure and certainly NOT the place to do things like online banking.  This fact was re-emphasized recently … Continue reading

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Windows XP – End of Life Timelines

After today, Windows XP preloads are no longer available from OEM’s on new computers.  As for XP downgrades , it appears that Microsoft will make them available through January 15, 2015. Just as a reminder, if you’re still running Windows … Continue reading

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), conducted every October since 2001, is a national public awareness campaign to encourage everyone to protect their computers and our nation’s critical cyber infrastructure. Cyber security requires vigilance 365 days per year. However, the … Continue reading

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Free Security Software for Your Small Business

Microsoft just announced last week that beginning in early October 2010, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) will become free to use for organizations with up to 10 PCs.  Microsoft Security Essentials is no-cost antimalware software that provides real-time protection to address … Continue reading

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