Windows 10 Adds Ads

  Market share wise Microsoft continues to dominate the laptop and desktop world with claiming ownership of 89% of such devices or roughly 283 million machines. The remainder are Apple devices, Chromebooks and a few Linux operating systems. As competition continues to grow, and Microsoft continues to make poor choices in implementation (everyone remember your[…]

Hacktivists Say Hello

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – learn more from https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect Last Friday you may have noticed something was afoot with the internet. The largest, full scale cyber attack ever launched was underway and the main target was the United States, affecting millions of users across the continent, then spreading beyond to Europe and Australia. Roughly[…]

National Cyber Awareness System Alert – Chrysler Cars?

Most of our security alerts revolve around computers and their software. This one has been caused by a hack which can take control of certain models of newer Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles over the internet. A recall of these models has been put into effect. The models affected are: Makes/Models/Model Years: CHRYSLER/200/2015 CHRYSLER/300/2015 DODGE/CHALLENGER/2015[…]

Save the Date – Windows 10 launch July 29th

  Just over three years ago the world was introduced to Windows 8, Microsoft’s “next great thing” to help users transition from the idea of the old school desktop into a more universal platform designed to be used in tandem with laptops, tablets, and smart phones.  The public’s general response: we hated it. Overall the system[…]

Periscope Up – time to get on board

What is Periscope? Periscope is an instant live streaming app that lets the user broadcast sound and video to the world.  Viewers can type in questions / comments that the broadcaster can then verbally respond to.  From www.periscope.tv/about: “Just over a year ago, we became fascinated by the idea of discovering the world through someone else’s[…]

Today Is World Password Day. You know what to do.

  Today Is World Password Day, So It’s Time to Change Some Settings POLLY MOSENDZ Today is World Password Day, a holiday/public service announcement created to remind millions of internet users to protect themselves online. Created by Intel Security and supported by over 170 organizations, including the likes of Microsoft, Toshiba, and Dell, it asks[…]