CCleaner, a popular application used to clean trash and duplicate files from computers was recently hacked, but only its 32 bit version of the application was affected and its enterprise use for the 64 bit version. The application acted a vehicle for malware, which it would secretly put on a user’s computer. Most home computer users use the 64 bit version and so this hack would not affect them. If you think you have the 32 bit version check to see if you have the version number: 5.33.6162.Details
While Windows 10 is the best yet of the Microsoft Windows operating systems, it still has some problems such as automatic updates, start menu issues, slow menu start, and troubleshooting. Below are some issues that you may be able to fix yourself. If not, be sure to contact us for an appointment so that we run the fixes for you.Details
Windows Vista will die on April 11, 2017, well not actually a death but still the same for you. What this means is that Microsoft will stop supporting it. This means that Microsoft will no longer offer no-charge incident support, warranty claims and design fixes for the operating system. More importantly, security updates will end.Details
Workplaces have increased the number of mobile devices within the enterprise because they can bring speed and improvement to work processes. Mobile device protection has not kept up with cyber defense because of their different operating systems. Therefore they offer a greater likelihood of attack by cyber criminals. Many also do not secure their smartphones or tablets with antivirus software or take simple precautions such as enabling password protection. Finding and being aware of attacks may take days or weeks to solve.Details
My first recommendation for a tech Christmas gift is the new MacBook Pro, which introduces the Touch Bar. This new tech revolution is a touch sensitive glass strip above the keyboard and is an innovative way of interacting with your laptop. It replaces the function key and places tools at your ready when you browse your content.Details
Cyber threats have increased dramatically during 2016. According to the FBI, there’s an average of 4,000 ransomware attacks per day. Wow! A lot of people must be losing a lot of money. 13 billion a year is spent by the private sector to protect against cyber threats and more is spent every year.Details
Microsoft has announced one of the most significant developments in Windows 10: Mixed Reality. I will be getting a Windows 10 mixed reality update as part of my membership in the Windows Insider Program and probably will write future blogs on this new and astounding development.
Mixed reality is breaking down the barrier between the virtual and physical reality. Using a virtual reality device (Hololens) and seeing your hands as you work on a 3D image of a real object is wild. With this device you can bring in a holographic image of another person and collaborate with him.
Intel now has entered computer security with a big splash when it announced last Fall the sixth generation of its CPU family, the I7 V Pro also called Skylake. The behemoth corporation hopes that this CPU will make people especially small businesses more excited about their work computers. It wants to transform the business workplace and drive change to its nth degreeDetails