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That Fake App Just Stole Your ID

Ryan loved tweaking photos on his Android phone. He’d heard rave reviews from his friends with iPhones about Prisma, a new iOS app for image editing. So when he heard Prisma would soon be released for Android, he logged in to the Google Play Store to see if it was there yet.

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“Lucky Charm” Keeps Hackers Out

Ralph’s been a good employee for you. Shows up on time. Gets the job done. Doesn’t hassle anybody. He’s also a porn addict. When nobody’s looking, he’s visiting sites – on your network – that you’d be appalled to see. IF…you knew about them.

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Where NOT to buy your computer supplies!

Recently I was visiting a client site and needed an Ethernet cable in a hurry. So I rushed out to the nearest big box electronics store to get one. Did they have what I needed? Absolutely. BUT: the price was shocking. For a standard 15 foot patch cable, they charged $30. For comparison purposes, we […]

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Ransomware

Just when you think the whole virus / trojan / malware “thing” can’t get any worse, it does. Recently one of our clients discovered that his critical database files were unreadable, so he called us. It didn’t take us very long to discover that his computer had been infected with a new form of Malware […]

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Why is my #%[email protected]^&# computer so slow?

That question is all-too-common these days. That shiny, brand-spanking-new computer seemed to fly when you first got it. Now, six months later, it’s maddeningly slow, and everything seems to take forever. What changed? Why does this happen? And why does it happen to every computer you own? Unfortunately there isn’t a single, simple answer.

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