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Archive for May, 2020

New Data Breach Affected Some Bank Of America Loan Applicants

If you're like many business owners, you may have recently applied for a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which was one of the COVID-19 relief funds established by the Federal ...

Microsoft Phasing Out 32Bit Windows 10 Support Starting With OEMs

Be advised that Microsoft has announced it will begin phasing out support of the 32-bit version of Windows 10, beginning with OEM's. The change is effective as of the May 2020 release. ...

Home Chef Company Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

Are you a Home Chef customer? If so, be advised that the company recently announced a data breach. It was discovered after the hackers who broke in sold more than 8 million ...

iPhone Update Includes COVID-19 Contact Tracing And Mask Detection

The latest release of iOS and iPadOS (13.5) is out, and contains the usual variety of bug fixes and modest improvements. In addition to the usual fare though, it also makes an ...

New Chrome Feature Stops Ads That Use Excessive Resources

Recently, Google announced a change that should be a welcome relief to many users, especially those who surf primarily on laptops or handhelds. Beginning in late August, the browser will automatically unload ...

Update WordPress Pagebuilder Plugin To Avoid Potential Hack

Do you use SiteOrigin's Pagebuilder plugin for WordPress? If so, you've got plenty of company. The intuitive, widget-based plugin has been installed more than a million times and is used by webmasters ...

Bandwidth Limits For Updates Coming To Windows 10 Soon

Some Windows 10 updates are big. Most of them range in size from 200-500MB, but some are even larger. This month's, for example (May 2020), is more than 2GB in size, which ...

Preview Now Available For Microsoft’s New Family Safety App

Family safety features have been a part of the Windows 10 experience since its release, and those tools were made available on the Xbox in tandem with the release of Windows 10. ...

Hackers Are Demanding Extra Ransomware Payments From Victims

Hackers who use ransomware to conduct their attacks have a new trick up their sleeves. A ransomware family has begun employing the tactic of not only demanding payment to unlock infected systems, ...

Google Added A Video Conferencing Tool For Users

Google Meet is a video conferencing tool the company originally designed for Enterprise users. There are serious security issues with some of the more popular free or low-cost options available for the ...

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New Ransomware Could Pose a Threat to Businesses

New Ransomware Could Pose a Threat to Businesses

In recent months, cybersecurity researchers have found that a new ransomware strain has been affecting certain businesses using Windows desktops[...]
Reducing Downtime With Predictive Maintenance

Reducing Downtime With Predictive Maintenance

When your business experiences an equipment failure, the ripple effects can be widespread and costly. Just a few hours of[...]
WiFi 7: The Next Generation of Business Connectivity

WiFi 7: The Next Generation of Business Connectivity

Wireless connectivity is on the cusp of a significant leap forward with the arrival of WiFi 7. This new standard[...]

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