Consider managed services to reduce downtime and frustration for your business!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Managed Services, Microsoft, OS X, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

If you run a small or medium business without a dedicated IT department, you are probably painfully aware of the costs associated with keeping your computers and servers up to date with security patches and updates. Whether you are paying an IT company to perform preventive maintenance, or if you or another staff member are taking time out of your …

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Happy Independence Day! Vacation time!

JohnMHoyt Homeland Secure IT 0 Comments

Happy Independence Day America!!!! We hope you will get to spend the weekend with your loved ones, doing whatever it is that makes you happy… Whether that is grillin’ and chillin’, having a cold one, or sweating at the beach or boating at your favorite lake. Most of all, we hope it is a safe holiday. Here at Homeland Secure …

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We’ve been voted Best of the Upstate for Best Computer Services! We are humbled!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Sales 0 Comments

Pamela & I attended the Greenville News “Best of the Upstate” award ceremony last night after receiving an invitation stating we were one of two finalists in their Reader Choice Awards. We were in the Best Computer Services category and we were up against a well established and respected business machines & computer sales & service provider. We sat on …

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Adobe Patch Day brings updates for Flash, Shockwave and ColdFusion

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Three security bulletins have been released by Adobe that cover Flash Player, Shockwave Player and ColdFusion. These apply to not only Microsoft Windows based machines, but also to Apple Macintosh computers. Complete control over your machine could be obtained by exploiting the flaws outlined. As always – UPDATE your machines and protect yourself. Do not hesitate. Should you require assistance …

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Homeland Security advises disabling or uninstalling Java – With good reason…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

This week, the Department of Homeland Security suggested disabling or uninstalling Java based on a CERT publication where they announced Java 7 fails to restrict access to privileged code.┬áThat original posting has been updated as recently as today, January 12, 2013. What does it all mean? Well, in a nutshell, if you have the vulnerable version of Java on your …

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Homeland Secure IT will be closed for Labor Day – but available for emergency computer service

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff 0 Comments

The crew at Homeland Secure IT will be enjoying some downtime this coming Monday! Just because the office is locked up doesn’t mean we are not here for you though, so if Monday comes and your computer or server is having problems and you are NOT enjoying “down time”, then please call us anyway, as voice mail will go to …

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We’re saying goodbye to an old friend here at Homeland Secure IT

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Microsoft, Office, Pamela M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Okay, he’s not that old, he’s my age, and it is not goodbye forever, but none-the-less, our ace desktop technician, Scott Chitwood, has accepted a position with the Charles Lea Center up in Spartanburg. He’s not taking the new job for the pay, which I could counter if that were the case, he is taking it because it is located …

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Need computer repair, service, sales in Greenville SC? Call us!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Sales, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

I was talking with a friend of mine on Facebook today and they were explaining how their computer was giving them grief, and how if only he knew some computer repair business he could trust. To be honest, I was wondering if he was being sarcastic, hoping I would offer to work on it, or if he honestly didn’t know …

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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. ┬áServices provided are …

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

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Office, security, Windows 2 Comments

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 …

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