Immediate opening for computer service technician in Greenville

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Job Title: Computer Service Technician Location: Greenville, SC Full/Part Time: Full-time Regular/Temporary: Temp to hire About Homeland Secure IT Homeland Secure IT is a Greenville, SC based company providing service and support to Upstate based small, medium and enterprise businesses. We offer sales, service and support of computers, servers, network equipment, VOIP, security camera systems and more.  Services provided are …

Remote server room temperature monitor saves the day for our client!

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I’ve touted the benefits of having “eyes” on your server and other network components when they are in remote locations, such as a server room, or closet as the case may be at your business, and I have even discussed our partner’s products such AVTECH’s remote temperature and environmental monitors.  However, this week underscored the importance of these devices for …

No need to wait, buy a Microsoft Windows 7 PC now and get Windows 8 Pro for only $14.99

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Some of you are thinking you might hold out on a new computer until Microsoft releases the new Windows 8 operating system, however, there’s really no need to wait! If you buy a computer that comes with Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Ultimate loaded on it now (between June 2, 2012 …

ATTN: LinkedIn users – change your password. 6.5 million of you could be affected by a breach!

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It’s all over the web today… Something like 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords “may be” in the hands of Russian attackers. Their advice is to change your password, and our’s is, if you are using the same login/password on multiple sites, then change all of those passwords too. Corey Nachreiner over at our firewall security partner, WatchGuard, suggests the following actions: …

Hang onto your hats, IPv6 is going live! World IPv6 Launch Day is upon us!

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We’ve waited with baited breath, through speculation and testing, and finally, the day has come for IPv6 to be enabled globally. That’s right, in just a few hours, the World IPv6 Launch will take place! There will be lots of fanfare, fireworks and world-wide celebration, and the internet will suddenly run better than it ever has!!!! Okay, so maybe you won’t …

Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section “fine” for viewing child porn? Nope, it’s a virus!

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Some people have been reporting that their computers have been locked and that they are presented with a screen that reads something like: Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section United States Department of Justice Attention! This operating system is locked due to the violation of the federal laws of the United States of America! Following violations were detected: Your IP …

Security breach at University of Nebraska may have exposed financial records

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Last week, a security breach at the University of Nebraska resulted in hackers having gained potential access to the (financial and personal) records of 650,000 students, alumni, parents and university employees. The security breach was discovered by a staff member and quickly remedied, however, at this point in time it is not known exactly what information, if any, was actually …