Tag: Canada

21
Oct

Google Updates Terms of Service

On Friday, October 18th Google announced an update to their terms of service, which goes into affect on November 11th, 2013. The new terms include three basic changes, which involve privacy and security.  The changes cover how you can: Control whether or not your name and image appears in ads. Ensure password confidentiality. Use your…

21
Oct

MICROSOFT Pulls Windows RT 8.1 Update

There’s some big trouble for those looking to update their Windows RT tablet—Microsoft has temporarily pulled the RT 8.1 update from their Windows store.  Those who’ve installed the update have been experiencing blue screens on startup.  RT 8.1 is an operating system for tablets and lightweight, slim personal computers. It runs built-in apps, or apps…

20
Oct

78% of Malware Attacks Result From Unpatched Java and Adobe Acrobat Software

Most of today’s malware attacks involve exploiting unpatched Internet-related software, including browser helpers and add-ons. The two pieces of unpatched software that account for 78% of all security breaches are Java and Adobe Acrobat Reader; unpatched Java accounts for 50 percent these attacks. Windows is no longer on the list of the top 10 most…

17
Oct

Even The “Big Guys” Get Breached!

Adobe and PR Newswire Hacked More Than Once By The Same Culprits How does the saying go?  “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!”  Even the “Big Guys” didn’t see this one coming. According to Krebs on Security, Abode hackers are suspected to have attacked a larger number of organizations….

17
Oct

An Effective Managed Antivirus Solution Is Essential For Your Small Business Today.

Most people have experienced a computer virus on their home computers before. This can be truly annoying, slowing down your computer, even crashing it.  Hopefully you were able to solve the problem yourself. In other cases, you may have needed to have your computer repaired. Antivirus protection is essential for all computers, but its particularity…

16
Oct

Is Your Business Using a Consumer-Grade Firewall or Router?

If So, Your Critical Data Is At Risk. No matter what type of business you have, security of your proprietary and confidential data is of top importance.  You, your employees, your clients, and your board members must be assured that your critical business data is protected and secure around the clock. If your Firewall is…

16
Oct

How Your Nonprofit Can Create a Giving Culture

There’s a lot more to a nonprofit’s success than luck, talent, and hard work—especially as today’s world culture becomes inner connected. Nevertheless, something’s missing—What is it? —Generosity. It’s a rare commodity in today’s busy, frantic world; and those who do give often give up when don’t see the impact of their contributions. There are ways…

15
Oct

Google Helps A4AI Decrease Users Internet Costs.

Internet access can be expensive, particularly for users in developing countries. In fact, in many of these developing countries, a broadband connection can cost a third of a user’s monthly income. However, Google is backing up a new project that aims to decrease these costs. Google said it’s assisting the Alliance for Affordable Internet, or…

11
Oct

The Top 3 Critical Techniques to Protect Your Online Privacy

With virtual private networks, two-factor authentication, and encrypted remote storage, your organization can benefit from increased Internet security. Technology brings many security risks. You never know who’s monitoring your peer-to-peer activity, or sending malicious attacks your way. However, there are a few simple precautions you should take to maintain your privacy online: Use a Virtual…

10
Oct

Important Recall Announcement: SurgeArrest Surge Protectors Series APC 7 and 8

Schneider Electric announced a recall of 15 million SurgeArrest surge protectors, series APC 7 and APC 8 that were manufactured before 2003. Sometimes, it can take a long time for a company to recall a dangerous product, but the company has warned that the products can overheat, smoke, and start fires. To determine if your…

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