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Scary Cyber Security Stats (and how to protect yourself) The stats: If no password lockout paramter is in place, it takes only 10 minutes to crack a lowercase password that is 6 characters or shorter but adding two letters and an uppercase letter jumps that number up to...

Beware the "PLEASE VIEW ATTACHED" Spear Phishing Email   We wanted to make everyone aware of the latest spam email that included the headling PLEASE VIEW ATTACHED as it has been making its rounds through the email-sphere.   There is a common phishing email that attempts to trick...

As IT Consultants we often gets asked about security and the threats associated with things like remote access.  There are many ways to setup remote access to your home or work computers with almost all of them supplying a single layer of security and authentication....

How to Record your Computer Screen There are many times when it would be very beneficial to record what you are doing on your computer so you can easily share it for training or to remind yourself how to do something again in the future.  Windows 7...

What is SEO and Why is it Important? Let’s start out with the simplest aspect of the question, What is SEO and why is it important? “SEO” means Search Engine Optimization. SEO is a bit of a buzzword but what it comes down to is that SEO is...

How to Share Google Drive Files Through a URL (a.k.a. how to share a google drive file or doc as a link)   While uploading videos to Google Drive I discovered that Google Drive has very limited options when you share or reference files as URL paths,...

A cryptolocker variant, the locky virus, has found a new way to infect your computer through the process of Word document Macros. The infected Work document will request that you enable macros in Word and then will install the true malware. If Macros are already enabled, the simply opening...

If your getting the "Server has a weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key" error its because your trying to access an unsecured webpage.  Unfortunately the internet and local intranets are riddled with these so while they are sometimes an indication of a potential nefarious site it more...

The FBI estimates that Ransomware and it's most devastating variant THE CRYPTOLOCKER VIRUS, will cost businesses at least 1 Billion Dollars this year So what is Ransomware and what does it do? Ransomware is a virus, and like many viruses it gets on your computer through email...

The end has come to everyone’s least favorite operating system, Windows 8.  As of January 13, 2016, Microsoft is no longer supporting or patching the operating system they released only 4 short years ago. According to David Goldman from CNN, nearly 50 million computers are still running...