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Want to Save Your Company Money? Maintain Your Computers

By Erik Briceno

Want to Save Your Company Money? Maintain Your Computers

It should go without saying that repairing a computer is often cheaper than replacing one. Well, maintaining them and “tuning them up” is even cheaper than repairing. Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to do that, and that’s where we come in.

Today we’re going to explain some basic remedies for common problems and minor tweaks for getting things running more smoothly. If you feel your expensive hardware should be performing better than it currently does, you may be right, and you should read on.   Read more

Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing

By Erik Briceno

Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing

Ransomware may have been dominating the news cycle over the last couple of months, but data breaches are also occurring at a similar frequency. To this day, we’re still feeling the fallout from the Equifax breach, even though that was all the way back in May of 2017.

While we’re still dealing with the consequences from that, what’s been happening since then? Glad you asked. Let’s take a look.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Monroe College Is the Latest Ransomware Victim This Year, and Things Are Getting Worse

In one of our previous articles, we talked about three cities in a single week that were held hostage to ransomware — and paid. Another recent, and major, victim is Monroe College in New York City. This time it’s a whopper, as the hackers who attacked the college’s IT system demanded nearly $2 million in Bitcoin. This is a significant increase from previous extortion demands, and experts warn that other institutions are now more vulnerable than ever to similar attacks.   Read more

Want to Save Your Company Money? Maintain Your Computers
Want to Save Your Company Money? Maintain Your Computers
Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing
Yes, Data Breaches Are Still a Thing
Monroe College Is the Latest Ransomware Victim This Year, and Things Are Getting Worse