29
Oct

Fake Tech Support Scams On The Rise Targeting Remote Workers

Written by: Jay H. Scammers are increasing using pop-up messages with fake warnings of computer problems to scam remote employees, according to data gathered by Fortinet. Over one in four organizations detected these types of deceptive scare tactics, also known as “scareware”. How Tech Support Scams Work The scenarios typically play out like this: first, the user receives a fake pop-up

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19
Oct

5 Must-Have Cybersecurity Measures Every Small Business Must Take

Written by: Jay H. Nowadays, cybersecurity measures are a must for individuals and organizations alike. Without them, cybercriminals can easily breach your network and steal, damage, or delete your invaluable data. If you think you are “too small” to be targeted by attackers, think again. Approximately 43 percent of all cyberattacks target small businesses, meaning you’re in the direct sight

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11
Oct

You Can Now Go Passwordless With Your Microsoft Account

Written by: Jay H. Passwords have long been an inconvenient – but necessary – safeguard for everything in our online lives. We’re expected to use unique, complex passwords for every account or risk getting hacked. But now, Microsoft has announced that you can go passwordless with your Microsoft account. You can completely remove the password from your Microsoft account and instead

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6
Oct

How To Install Windows 11

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft’s latest operating system is officially available. Most Windows users with a compatible computer will receive a free upgrade offer from Microsoft by mid-2022. However, if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 and you’re eager to upgrade, you have a few options. Let’s go over how to install Windows 11 right now. Should I Install

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5
Oct

How To Change Your Default Web Browser On Windows 11

  Written by: Jay H. Like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes with Microsoft Edge. And Microsoft really doesn’t want you to set Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or anything else as your default web browser. Fortunately, you can still get out of Edge’s clutches and change your default browser to your preference. Here’s how to change your default web browser on

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4
Oct

Why Your SMB Should Consider Hosted Microsoft Exchange

Written by: Jay H. Businesses worldwide use Microsoft Exchange as an email server, but the costs and knowledge required to host it on-premise can be daunting. Thankfully, small businesses like yours can enjoy the benefits of Exchange without the massive costs through Microsoft Exchange hosting services. What Is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is a messaging application that many businesses use

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30
Sep

Cybersecurity Agencies Reveal Top Targeted Vulnerabilities

Written by: Jay H. A joint security advisory issued by the top cybersecurity agencies reveals the most targeted vulnerabilities by cybercriminals over the past two years. The USA’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) also shared details on these security

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29
Sep

What Is A UPS System And Why Do You Need One?

  Written by: Jay H. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a critical component of running a business. As the name suggests, a UPS provides continuous emergency power to your computers (or anything else plugged into it) when the power goes down, or surges occur. Why Do I Need A UPS? Let’s say you’ve been working on an important document

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23
Sep

Use PC Health Check Tool To Test Your PC For Windows 11

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft has finally updated and released the PC Health Check tool, giving you insight on whether or not your PC can run Windows 11. They previously released this tool alongside Window 11’s announcement, but it didn’t specify why devices were incompatible with the new system requirements. “We acknowledge that it was not fully prepared to share the

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16
Sep

What Is A Botnet And How Does It Work?

Written by: Jay H. Botnets are an extensive network of PCs infected with malware controlled remotely by an attacker, known as the “bot-herder.” Think of a robot army under the control of its master. Each machine under the control of the bot-herder is known as a bot. From the attacker’s centralized position, they can easily command every computer in the

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