Tag: Electronics

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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15
Sep

Update Your Apple Devices Right Now

Written by: Jay H. All Apple users need to update their devices immediately to patch a vulnerability discovered by Canadian researchers. A serious flaw discovered by researchers could allow technology firm NSO Group to exploit Apple devices using its Pegasus spyware, prompting Apple to issue an emergency security update for iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches. You need to update your

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2
Sep

Windows 365: The Cloud PC Service

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft recently unveiled Windows 365, a subscription service that lets your business experience Windows 10 or Windows 11 (when it comes out) on the cloud. Also known as Cloud PC, Microsoft claims this service will provide a more secure, productive experience for workers. “With Windows 365, we’re creating a new category: the Cloud PC,” said Satya

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11
Aug

Canadian Small Charities Struggling With Digital Transformation

Written by: Jay H. Most Canadian charities cannot respond to the digital expectations of Canadians, according to a new report released by CanadaHelps. Despite the urgent need for digital transformation, nonprofits lack both the funding and skills necessary to maintain relevancy and raise essential funds. This survey pool consists of 1,114 charity partners from CanadaHelps’ database and 328 other charities

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9
Aug

Update Your Router’s Firmware Immediately

Written by: Jay H. On August 7, BleepingComputer published an article detailing an actively exploited bug affecting millions of routers from various vendors and ISPs. This bug lets hackers remotely bypass authentication and deploy Mirai botnet malicious payloads on your router. If your router is impacted, hackers could take over and wreak havoc on your network! Millions Of Routers At

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19
Jul

Fix Unable To Turn Off Airplane Mode in Windows

Written by: Jay H. Airplane Mode disables all wireless connections on your computer, including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. While this is helpful for when you’re flying or if you want to save battery power, you’ll need to turn it off if you’re going to connect to wireless networks. If you’ve tried to turn off Airplane Mode and you still can’t connect

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15
Jul

Getting Rid Of Your Old Computer? Erase Your Hard Drive First

Written by: Jay H. Are you getting rid of your old computer or laptop? Before you do, there’s something you must do first – erase your storage drive. The Importance Of Data Wiping Your computer has a lot of business and personal information on it. Your hard drive stores everything from customer information to your business’s financial records. Needless to

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12
Jul

Can Your PC Run Windows 11?

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft recently unveiled Windows 11, the long-awaited successor to Windows 10. However, with this new operating system comes a pressing question: Will your PC be able to run Windows 11? If you’re excited about the various new features, including Start menu changes, widgets, snap layouts, and more, we’ll go over a few ways you can tell

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5
Jul

Over Half Of Remote Workers Are Wasting Time Due To Tech Challenges

Written by: Jay H. Technology issues are loathsome, especially in the workplace. Slow internet, printer malfunctions, and email troubles are just some frustrations workers deal with daily. As the number of remote and hybrid workers continues to grow, these tech challenges are escalating as well. To examine the impact of inadequate tech in the remote workplace, Office Depot surveyed over 1,000 American

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30
May

Is Your Industry One Of These Now Being Targeted By Cybercriminals?

Written by: Jay H. One of the biggest cybersecurity mistakes organizations make is thinking they are “too small” to be targeted by hackers. Every business is at risk of data breaches, malware, ransomware, or other cybercriminal attackers. Yet, data shows that some industries are some susceptible than others. Mainly, industries such as healthcare, finance, and education have been prime targets

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