The Importance of Cyber Safety, Educate Your Employees
Even the most sophisticated security plan may not protect you from an employee that clicks on a bad hyperlink, that attempts to open a dangerous email attachment, or that allows a fake technician to remote into their computer. The well-meaning employee is often the weakest link in your security plan. Hackers know this which is why they target your employees daily with email phishing campaigns, popups, browser redirections and alerts urging them to call fake technicians.
Microsoft Accounces Retirement of Skype for Business
Microsoft recently announced via an email blast that Skype for Business is slated to be retired on July 31, 2021. After that date, Skype for Business will no longer be accessible or supported.
Windows 7 End of Life Quickly Approaching
Microsoft has declared that the popular Windows 7 operating system will be considered End of Life beginning January 14, 2020. Have you budgeted to upgrade or replace your remaining Windows 7 workstations?
Do not click within an email purporting to offering a free 6-month subscription extension to Logmein. This email is a phishing attack that attempts to steal your Logmein username and password.
Hewlett Packard Recalls Even More Laptop Batteries
HP expands upon previous laptop battery recall to include even more batteries. The recall came about after some HP laptop batteries were found to be fire and burn risks.
Cr1ptT0r Ransomware Attacks D-Link NAS (Network-Attached Storage) Devices
Members of the BleepingComputer forums began reporting on February 19, 2019 that their D-Link DNS-320 network-attached storage devices were being attacked by the Cr1pT0r Ransomware virus. The attack encrypts the files stored on the NAS device and then demands payment to decrypt the files.
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Diversified Holiday Schedule
Our office will be closed on the following dates in observance of the holidays. Very limited support will be available on these dates. For technical emergencies, you may call our office at 937-454-1984 and ask our answering service to text us. All non-emergency topics will be addressed on our next regular business day.
Microsoft Discontinues Edge Browser, Switching To Google Chromium
Microsoft has plans to discontinue their Edge Browser! Apparently, Microsoft is going to build a new Internet browser using Chromium technology which is an open source project upon which the Google Chrome browser is also based. As a computer technician and website designer, this announcement is huge!
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