Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apple Increases Mobile Security with AuthenTec Acquisition

Apple Increases Mobile Security with AuthenTec Acquisition

July 26, 2012

If you thought that Apple’s stance on mobile security is on the soft side then prepare to change your mind because Apple is starting to get very serious about it now. The Cupertino-based technological giant has just agreed to acquire security technology company AuthenTec for a cool $356 million. News of the acquisition comes from a recent […]

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2012 Olympics Lose 10,000 G4S Security Personnel, Computer Glitch Partly to Blame

2012 Olympics Lose 10,000 G4S Security Personnel, Computer Glitch Partly to Blame

July 18, 2012

Naturally, the London 2012 Olympic Games is going to have more security than a TSA Christmas party. Not only is it the biggest competitive sporting event in the world, but it is also a breeding ground for tension as countries that may not get along too well politically will be facing off in the spirit […]

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The Windows Registry: What is the Windows registry and how it can affect you?

The Windows Registry:  What is the Windows registry and how it can affect you?

July 13, 2012

Q.  Just what exactly does the Windows registry do? The Windows registry is a directory that stores all settings and preferences for Microsoft Windows.  The registry contains information about and settings for all known hardware, software, and user preferences on the PC.  Whenever a change is made to any of these three things, the changes […]

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New Malware Checkpoints Launched by Facebook

New Malware Checkpoints Launched by Facebook

July 12, 2012

Facebook launched a new feature on Tuesday that allows users to lock down their Facebook accounts and perform malware scans if they suspect that their computers might be infected. The popular social networking site already uses internal scanners to detect spam and malicious messages that might have been sent from user accounts controlled by malware, […]

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Southwest Ohio Corporate Computer Service

Southwest Ohio Corporate Computer Service

July 10, 2012

Our Customer Bob Mullins wrote about Computer Service Now: “Our machine tool shop in Franklin, Ohio has been lucky so far to avoid many of the problems that larger shops in Ohio have had to deal with over the years. With all the plant closings in Ohio the market for a lot of the output […]

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ACTA Gets Rejected by European Parliament, Joins SOPA and PIPA in the Losers Corner

ACTA Gets Rejected by European Parliament, Joins SOPA and PIPA in the Losers Corner

July 4, 2012

In a bit of joyous news from Europe, members of the European Parliament rejected the highly controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) on Wednesday by an astounding 478 votes to 39 votes. This result was widely expected internationally and also means that the agreement can’t become law in the European Union or any of its member […]

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