Protecting Devices Against Meltdown/Spectre Flaws

In an effort to speed up processing, Intel, Qualcom, and other CPU manufacturers designed their processors to make processing faster. Unfortunately this speed, which meant taking some steps that made sense in the design stage, has now proven to leave security weaknesses. The Meltdown and Read More …

They may claim that they are from Microsoft or Windows but they aren’t.

WARNING!!! DANGER!!! If see any pop-ups on your computer similar to the ones illustrated here, whatever you do… DO NOT CALL THAT PHONE NUMBER!!! They may claim that they are from Microsoft or Windows but they aren’t. These are very prevalent malware scams designed to Read More …

Are Online Backup Services Safe?

  With all the stories about government agencies and large corporations getting hacked, it’s easy to understand why there are concerns with ‘cloud-based’ backup services. If these big guys can’t stop the hackers, how safe is your data in the hands of a small commercial Read More …

How Proactive IT Services Can Help Improve Your Business’ Security

    If 2014 was “The Year of the Breach,” with a whopping 43% of North American firms telling the Ponemon Institute that they experienced a hack in 2014, then what lies ahead in 2015 for technology and security? Tech Crunch described our current state Read More …