Is there an Apple Mac battery pack explosion risk from a possible exploit?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, IP Surveillance, Mac, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

Could your Apple Mac Macbook, Macbook Pro or Macbook Air be a ticking timebomb? According to one researcher, yes. An interesting article over on PHYSORG.com states that a researcher with Accuvant Labs will be demonstrating an exploit on current Mac models that could result in a battery pack actually exploding if the vulnerability is leveraged by hackers. It seems that …

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Power to the people! Keep your UPS & connected equipment happy with replacement batteries

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Technology Leave a Comment

As computer service technicians in the field, all to often we see an UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) in use at a client location which is simply not going to function when the time comes for it to do the job it was designed for. Many times the “Replace Battery” indicator has been on for a while, and the alarm has …

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