Charter starting initiative to replace older generation docsis 1 and 1.1 modems

We have been informed by our Charter rep that starting today (January 10, 2012), Charter is starting an initiative focused on removing older generation docsis 1 and 1.1 modems from the customer user base that currently subscribes to MAX, PLUS and ULTRA. The email included the following information: This is a company-wide project focused on technically positioning our customer base …

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Could your next internet connection be satellite based? ViaSat would like to believe so.

Satellite internet connections have been around for a while, and if you have used that technology, you have likely been disappointed. Hughes probably has the highest market penetration, and those using it have been quick to complain about caps and upload speed. This is where ViaSat comes in. They revealed their home satellite system at CES and Engadget has a …

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for January 2012 – Happy New Year!

Microsoft rings in the new year with updates!  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! The Advance Notification outlines 7 bulletins that cover updates from “important” to “critical” in Microsoft Windows (XP / Server 2003 / Vista / Server 2008) and Microsoft Developer Tools & Software. Most will require a restart, or at least MAY require a restart. On the Advance Notification page you …

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Happy birthday to my baby girl, Megan!!!!! (AKA @MegzCA / Megz)

Today is a special day… It’s the birthday of Megan, my daughter! But what makes it any different than her other birthdays? Well, for one, this birthday is her first as a young lady out on her own, or close to being on her own. She’s attending college and though it is only an hour away, it feels like she …

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HP addresses LaserJet vulnerabilities

Remember the flaw that was announced around the beginning of December 2011, where hackers could possibly cause HP printers to burst into flames? Well, HP released a fix for that a week or so back… However, they didn’t mention fire issue. None-the-less, you may wish to consider upgrading. Should you require assistance applying updates to your devices, servers or computers …

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Microsoft out-of-band security bulletin for December 29, 2011 addresses .NET framework issues

Yesterday, Microsoft issued a security bulletin for the .NET issues mentioned the other day.  That document can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms11-dec Critical Security Bulletins ============================   MS11-100   – Affected Software: – Windows XP Service Pack 3 – Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 – Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 – Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack …

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Happy New Year from Homeland Secure IT!

Everyone here at Homeland Secure IT would like to thank you for another year of friendship and support…   2011 was awesome and 2012 is going to be even better! We’re working on new and exciting things that will help us to provide even better computer service & support to Greenville and Upstate area individuals and businesses, as well as bringing …

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Microsoft security advisory 2659883 announces DoS vulnerability in ASP.NET

Microsoft released Security Advisory 2659883 today which outlines a vulnerability in ASP.NET which could permit a Denial of Service. More information is available here: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2659883 Two notes from that page listed as “Mitigating Factors”: By default, IIS is not enabled on any supported Windows operating system Sites that disallow application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data HTTP content types are not vulnerable Please visit the …

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Be sure to join The Dockside Band at Easley’s Hide-Out for a super start to 2012!

If you are following The Dockside Band, on facebook, then you already know this, but on New Year’s Eve, we are playing one of the best clubs in the Upstate! More information is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/147966045304842/ Please like us too! https://www.facebook.com/DocksideBand Happy New Year! Share and Enjoy:

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