Avast’s CCleaner distributing malware

JohnMHoyt Computer Security, Managed Services, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

This is a shocking bit of news. The popular “CCleaner” application from Avast which is used by millions of people, may have been distributing malware via a backdoor. Just as shocking is the fact that Avast didn’t notify users. (Avast is security software company and provider of anti-virus/anti-malware products). An update has been released, however. You should install if it …

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Happy Independence Day! Vacation time!

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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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Thank you for the Best of the Upstate nomination for BEST COMPUTER SERVICE!

JohnMHoyt Computer Repair, Computer Service, Contests and Promotions, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT Leave a Comment

The Greenville News has a yearly “Best of the Upstate” program where people nominate businesses, organizations and individuals who they feel are the best our area has to offer. This year, someone (or multiple someones?) nominated us, Homeland Secure IT, in the category of “Best Computer Service”!  I don’t know who this kind stranger was (or kind strangers), but we …

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Holiday Hours for Computer / Network Service & Sales

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Homeland Secure IT is closing in observance of Independence Day 2014 and so we can spend time with our families! We’re walking out the door on July 3rd at 2pm and will return on Monday, July 7th ready to tackle any project you may have. Should you have an emergency such as your server go down over this holiday weekend, …

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Merry Christmas 2013!

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We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas! Hopefully you will spend it in good health and high spirits with your family and friends. Or, at the very least, with a pet that loves you! If you are travelling, watch out for the loonies and get back the Upstate safely. Homeland Secure IT is going to close today, …

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It’s going to be a GOOD FRIDAY at Homeland Secure IT

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In honor of Good Friday, Homeland Secure IT will be closed Friday, March 29th 2013. We hope that you have plans to spend time reflecting on what this time of year means and that you can enjoy it with your family. As always, if you have an emergency and require computer service, you can call us or email us and …

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Happy New Year from Homeland Secure IT!

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And we’re back!!!! We’re two days into the new year – what do you think of 2013 so far? We’re hoping this will be a fantastic year for Homeland and for our friends, family and clients! If there is anything we can do to assist with your computer or network needs, please do not hesitate to call upon us! Share …

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Homeland Secure IT Holiday Schedule

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  We will be closing early on December 24th (Christmas Eve) and taking Christmas Day off so that we may spend time with our families and to give tribute to the real reason behind the holiday! In the event you need emergency computer, server or network service, please call our 990-4748 number and leave a voice mail message. It will …

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Secure IT Alert: Merry Christmas! Microsoft has a package for you!

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Microsoft didn’t forget you, in fact, they already have your Christmas present, which will be delivered in the form of patches on the infamous “Patch Tuesday”… So, whether you have been naughty or nice… Please update your computers! If you require assistance with managing updates for your personal computer, your server, or your entire business network in the Greenville and …

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The end of a good thing: Charter halts their social media support presence…

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Social Media, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

For a while now, we have had a war over what is better… DSL or Cable internet.  And along with that, who is the better service provider, AT&T or Charter. But regarding support of those services, Charter has had an edge by offering a social media component to their technical support. A Charter user could post to Twitter that something …

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