Tag: Electronics

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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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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31
Jul

Beware Of Fake Windows 11 Installers Riddled With Malware

Written by: Jay H. Hackers waste no time taking advantage of the hype surrounding major events. The announcement of Windows 11, Microsoft’s newest operating system, is no exception, and criminals have already started pushing fake Windows 11 installers laced with malware. Although Windows 11 isn’t officially available for the general public until late 2021, Microsoft has made it available to

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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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