Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Have You Made Up Your Mind Regarding Your 2019 Technology Plan?

By |December 31st, 2018|

December 31st is Make Up Your Mind Day

As New Year’s Eve approaches, it’s time to remember its other name: Make Up Your Mind Day. As the last day of the business year for most companies, it’s also a vital point for putting your plans for the next year into action. Unfortunately, creating a business technology […]

Happy Wright Brothers Day – December 17

By |December 17th, 2018|

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight in a mechanically propelled airplane. To celebrate the accomplishment and commemorate the achievements of the brave brothers, December 17 became Wright Brothers Day by a 1959 Presidential Proclamation. Wright Brothers Day is now honored every year in the United States with festivities […]

Sextortion Scam Pretending To Come From Your Hacked Email Account

By |December 14th, 2018|

A recent sextortion scheme highlights the vulnerability users face when their data is stolen and used against them.

The widespread threat made it seem as though a hacker had compromising video of a victim taken while visiting adult pornographic websites. The scammers threatened to release the video unless they were paid in bitcoins.

Here’s a closer look […]

Should Your Business Upgrade Your Website To WordPress 5.0?

By |December 12th, 2018|

WordPress 5.0 was just released to the public on December 6, 2018. According to WordPress’ blog, this new version of the go-to platform for small business websites and blogs will “revolutionize content editing with the introduction of a new block editor and block editor-compatible default theme Twenty Nineteen.” However, if you’re like most small business owners, […]

Happy National App Day: December 11th

By |December 11th, 2018|

Even though the word App is relatively new, it has become popular in everyday terminology as its uses have changed lives in the modern world. Almost all mobile phones are now smartphones, so even those individuals who were apprehensive about using new technology now use apps on a daily basis. That is why we now […]

Important FBI/DHS Warning: Update On FBI and DHS Warning: SamSam Ransomware

By |December 7th, 2018|

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a critical alert Dec. 3, warning users about SamSam ransomware and providing details on what system vulnerabilities permit the pernicious product to be deployed.

According to the alert, which came from the DHS’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) along with the FBI, the […]

Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

By |December 6th, 2018|

SamSam Ransomware is becoming a massive problem for multiple industries across the United States. In fact, the problem is so big that The Department of Homeland Security, (DHS), National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, (NCCIC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), have all recently issued a US-CERT alert due to the SamSam ransomware. Like other types […]

What Are the Best Free Video Editors Available?

By |December 5th, 2018|

In order to become a successful business, it has become increasingly crucial to maximize online content for current and potential customers and clients. One way to do this is with video.

Unfortunately, many business owners and marketing managers stay away from video because they think it’s too difficult to create a polished commercial, a useful and […]

Tech Tips: Top 10 Free Windows Utilities

By |December 4th, 2018|

Windows users need their computers to do many different things. While the operating system has lots of built-in functionality, sometimes it can’t do everything it needs to.

Fortunately, there are thousands of utility programs designed to simplify tasks and make work easier to manage. Whether you’re a programmer, artist, music fan, system administrator or computer enthusiast, […]

Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

By |December 3rd, 2018|

Heads up if you’ve stayed or made reservations at a Marriott or Starwood property over the last decade. A major security issue was just announced and the scope of the problem is actually quite astonishing. Here’s what you need to know about the Marriott International data breach.

What is the Marriott Data Breach?

On November 30th, Marriott […]