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19
Jan

Symantec Customers at Risk Thanks to Source Code Theft

The idea of being hacked is a scary one, and the importance of protecting your computer from viruses and malware can’t be understated. It’s even scarier to think about what could happen if a security software manufacturer got hacked. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to Symantec six years ago. In 2006, hackers got their hands…

18
Jan

How to Quickly Recover From Disaster

Disaster is unavoidable. Weather is unpredictable, accidents happen and people make mistakes, sometimes costly ones. If you’re prepared with a disaster recovery plan, you can save yourself valuable time and money and get back to business with a minimum of fuss. The first step in creating a disaster recovery plan is to prioritize your data….

17
Jan

How to manage and enhance small business productivity

Guest Blogger – Samantha Garner, GoForth Institute Small businesses have an advantage over larger businesses – they’re small! They’re efficient, flexible and adaptive – responding quickly to changing customer tastes and needs. Another area where small business can outdo bigger businesses is in productivity. How to measure – and then increase – productivity in your small business…

14
Jan

Little-Known Keyboard Tricks

Working with computers can be more frustrating for some than it is for others. Any kind of tip or trick that saves time or makes life easier is something they welcome. Using keyboard shortcuts like Alt plus a number to insert a particular language symbol, like “Alt 0233” inserts an “é,” is almost common knowledge….

12
Jan

The Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

Anyone who has ever had to sit next to a nosy or disruptive co-worker has probably also craved the solitary existence of the telecommuter. But is telecommuting a good thing? It can be for people in the right career fields. As long as an employee is trustworthy, is it really necessary for a data entry…

12
Jan

Twitter is upset with Google!

One of our team members brought this to our attention.  In a recent article on BBC UK, Social Media micro blog service Twitter is upset with Google over their integration of Google Plus into search results.  The ongoing feuds continue between the top social media services as they continue to figure out how to work…

10
Jan

When It Comes to Internet Security, You Can Never be Too Careful

We’ve all seen those commercials where some big scruffy guy in Illinois — or wherever — is buying himself a new motorcycle or boat for himself, plus a little something for his pals, with a credit card owned by some little old lady in Arizona or some other state. Unfortunately, those commercials don’t exaggerate. Identity…

9
Jan

FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam

As your trusted IT support specialists we would like to make you aware of the following new malware based bank account scam going around the internet please read and be aware of the following alert from Network World: FBI warns of new Zeus-based malware in phishing scam FBI says ‘Gameover’ can steal usernames and passwords,…

9
Jan

80’s Pop Star Adam Ant is not dead!

You have to love the Internet.  Social media services such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn allow us to stay in pretty close contact with all of our clients, colleagues and friends.  But it does have a dark side. How many fake death announcements have hit the Internet during the past year?  There are many, so…

9
Jan

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Mark Zuckerberg and the team from Facebook? Is the social media giant really giving away free iPads and iPhones to random followers and users? We don’t think that Apple has to worry about giving away their hottest products.  After all, they are selling like crazy across the world.  Does…

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