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Microsoft Surface Book: A Case Study In Imperfection And Updates

Microsoft Surface Book: A Case Study In Imperfection And Updates

March 2, 2016

When the Microsoft Surface Book released there were an embarrassing number of issues that users quickly noticed. The dreaded blue screen of death kept popping up, drivers would crash, and the docking app for the display would periodically crash. Microsoft heard the concerns of users and assured us that some of these problems would be addressed […]

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Is My Laptop Worth Repairing?

Is My Laptop Worth Repairing?

February 23, 2016

Sometimes our laptops break. It’s inevitable. Nothing we own lasts forever but when our laptop starts acting up it’s a little more heart wrenching because we know that whatever is going on could, potentially, be very expensive to fix. However, when something starts going wrong with our laptop we are faced with the question of […]

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How Cable Management Saves Time And Money!

How Cable Management Saves Time And Money!

February 8, 2016

When you’re in business time is money and one thing that can waste a lot of time and a lot of money is having poor cable management. While a rat’s nest of cables may not cost you a lot of money throughout the year, it will waste a technician’s time and, as a result, cost you […]

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Still Worried Windows 10 Is Spying On You?

Still Worried Windows 10 Is Spying On You?

January 15, 2016

What’s the common factor between Windows 10 and some of the most prominent actors of the Golden Age of Hollywood? They are both accused of being spies! Just like Charlie Chaplin and Helen Keller (yes, that’s real), Windows 10 has been accused of spying. Specifically, Windows 10 has been accused of spying on literally everything […]

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WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

January 4, 2016

There are a lot of malicious viruses and malware types out there that can severely harm your computer but the latest one is particularly nasty. Known as Ransomware, this specific brand of malware is being used by underground criminals as a way of scoring some quick cash out of the pockets of innocent victims. So […]

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Free Lifetime PC Tune-Ups For Veterans! Thank You For Your Service!

Free Lifetime PC Tune-Ups For Veterans! Thank You For Your Service!

December 21, 2015

There are roughly 19.3 million military veterans currently in the United States. That’s 19.3 million men and women who have sacrificed parts of their life to keeping all of us safe and ensuring that we can continue to live with the liberties and freedoms that we’ve always had. There are many services and benefits that […]

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U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

U.S. Senate Takes On Controversial CISA Bill

November 23, 2015

Congress finally passed the bill to address Internet data breaches and cybersecurity, after years of delay and false starts. The Senate has been debating the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (S.754), or CISA, and finally, on October the 27th, had all the votes it needed to pass. The CISA bill, which claims the legislation, disguised as a surveillance bill […]

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FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

FTC Can Crack Down On Sloppy Company Cybersecurity

October 20, 2015

According to an appeals court ruling, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has the right to take action against any company that fails to protect customer data. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the FTC’s 2012 lawsuit against Wyndham Worldwide, a hotel and time-share operator. Three data breaches in 2008 and 2009 […]

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Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

Alleged Cybertheft May Cause US Sanctions Against China

September 4, 2015

The Washington Post is reporting several administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity that the Obama administration is making unprecedented economic sanctions against China over online spying. The Post reported that the sanctions would be “against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government’s cybertheft of valuable US trade secrets.” An […]

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5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

5 Key Tips For Cyber Insurance

August 11, 2015

There’s no question that data breaches can be a very costly thing, just ask Sony Pictures. Remember when the movie company was breached last November allowing hackers to scour the company’s networks and have access to pretty much every facet of Sony’s data? Well, Sony remembers, mainly because the breach had estimated losses for the […]

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