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April 26, 2017

 We’ve experienced and gotten many calls from clients about a call that came in saying they are from Microsoft. Do not believe them. Microsoft will never make unsolicited calls to you. It is a junk call from cyber-criminals that are just trying to gain access to your device and get payment informati...

March 22, 2017

Malware, or malicious software, is a term used to describe a software that is intended to damage or control an electronic devices. There are many different kinds of malware out there such as viruses, adware, spyware, worms, crypto malware, etc.  Have you ever wondered what each one does and how to d...

March 15, 2017

What is a computer virus?

A computer virus is a program capable of copying itself and infecting a device without knowledge or permission of the user. They are capable of attaching itself to another computer file of any sort and spreading to other devices such as smart phones and tablets. They are ver...

March 8, 2017

Be very careful of any emails with attachments or links. A hacker depends upon social engineering - making the email look so legitimate that the user clicks on the attachment or link.

Check the sender by hovering the mouse over the sender to confirm the email address and be sure that you are expectin...

March 1, 2017

Verify data is encrypted

When sending confidential information over the Internet through a browser (user names, passwords, or credit card numbers) only send it securely. To verify this look for a small lock (Internet browser security lock) in the bottom right corner of your browser window or next to...

December 7, 2016

Can't wait to buy that Chia Pet for 80 percent off? Beware clicking on links you receive from unfamiliar websites. It could be a "phishing" scheme, where shoppers who click through are led to a false site developed to steal their data. If the deal is too good to pass up, enter the website name by ha...

November 2, 2016

No matter how new your computer is, it can still be a victim of random slowdowns and crashes.
In most cases, the problem is relatively easy to fix. However, the problem might go deeper than just random, buggy performance. It's possible that your computer woes are the result of a nasty virus.

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