Thanksgiving 2013 – Hours

We would like to wish you a very happy and safe Thanksgiving…. May you get to spend it with family and/or loved ones! In order that we may spend time with our families, the office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and on Friday, November 29th. We will resume normal hours on Monday, November 2nd, 2013. Should you need us …

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Zero Day Vulnerabilities addressed by Adobe and Microsoft – Get it while it’s hot!

It’s time for updates to come out from from your favorite software vendors, and whether you are using a Windows based PC or a Mac, there’s something for you this month! Applying these updates is VERY IMPORTANT – your machines are vulnerable unless you take steps to secure them. Up for your patching pleasure are the following (as listed by …

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Windows users being exploited due to a TIFF issue

You need to be aware of this… Reposting from one of our partner’s blogs…  WatchGuard:   Attackers Exploiting a Zero Day in Windows, Office, and Lync by Corey Nachreiner Today, Microsoft released a critical security advisory warning customers of a serious new zero day vulnerability that affects Windows, Office, and Lync. In a nutshell, the vulnerability has to do with how certain versions …

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Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end

Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 is coming to an end On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will end support for the decade-old Windows XP. This means you will no longer receive updates, including security updates, for Windows XP from Microsoft. Support of Microsoft Office 2003 will also be ending on the same date. Security Risk Without critical Windows XP …

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RDX Removable Hard Drive System Test Center approved by CRN

Our partner, Tandberg Data has recently had the honor of having their RDX removable hard drive system Test Center approved by CRN. Click above to link through to the CRN review. Congratulations to Tandberg for their continued excellence in the field of backup solutions. If you would like more information about RDX removable hard drive solutions from Tandberg, please use …

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How To Disable Ad Tracking in iOS7

David Haskins with Haskins PR here in Greenville, SC made the following video which you might find useful. In it, he explains how to disable the Ad Tracking functionality which sends targeted ads to your IOS7 device, a privacy concern for many. More info about Haskins PR is at www.haskinspr.com or you can reach them at 864-502-8899 Share and Enjoy:

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iOS 7 is more than just a bunch of pretty changes and features

By now you surely have iOS 7 installed on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or whatever iThing you own. If you are like me, you are happy with the new features, for the most part, and missing some old functionality. If you are really picky, you might have found a dozen little bugs by now, but then again, you could have …

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Is your video surveillance system being used to watch you?

An article caught my eye the other day, where a hacker had gained access to the video baby monitor a family had deployed. In doing so, they harassed the family a bit by saying their child’s name and moving the camera. If your video surveillance system is configured to where you have remote access, you could be allowing someone to …

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Are you afraid of social media?

I have a hard time trusting people who are not active and open on social media. My perception is that they are hiding something… What are some reasons for NOT using social media to connect with people and share either your personal or business life (or in my case, both)??? Reasons people might abstain from being social on the internet: …

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