Flash! Savior of the Universe! No, not really….

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Adobe Flash Player is making more friends (Right up there with JAVA! )…  There are active attacks being reported currently for vulnerabilities that affect not only Microsoft Windows but also Apple Mac. You should insure that updates are installed! Should you require assistance applying these critical security updates to your computer or your entire network of computers, please call us …

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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. That 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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An attempt to unlock the computer by yourself will lead to the full formatting of the operating system…

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security, Trend Micro, Windows Leave a Comment

Here’s a scary message to get on your computer: “An attempt to unlock the computer by yourself will lead to the full formatting of the operating system. All the files, videos, photos, documents on your computer will be deleted.” If you are using a Microsoft Windows based computer, or even a Mac running Windows on it, and you become infected …

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Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ notebook – Super slim, lightweight, affordable!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Lenovo, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Windows Leave a Comment

Here’s a lovely little laptop for you to consider… The Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ LED Notebook with Intel Core i3 dual core processor, 500GB HD and 4 GB of RAM. Webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI output, Microsoft Windows 8 and 1 year Lenovo warranty. There’s not much else to say!  Thin, lightweight, and brisk performance…  Rated at 5 hours battery life. …

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From the WatchGuard Security Center: Don’t be a target – Anticipate and Monitor for APT Activity

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Secure IT Alert, security, WatchGuard Leave a Comment

Every once in a while I will find a blog post that is just wish everyone knew about… Here’s one that was posted on the WatchGuard Security Center site, stolen  borrowed in its entirety. You can find the original post at this link HERE…. — Our security predictions for 2012 forecasted that the class of targeted attacks known at APTs …

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Secure IT Alert: Multiple updates for Microsoft and Adobe products for November 2012

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Support, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Microsoft “patch day” for November is upon us like the cool autumn nights…. It looks like the Microsoft has a total of six bulletins with four of those being CRITICAL. In all, 19 vulnerabilities will be corrected and they will affect the .NET Framework, Internet Explorer and Office, in addition to Windows itself. But wait, that’s not all! You also …

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Microsoft Windows 7 Malware Infection Rate on the Rise

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, Volume 13 is full of information that will cause your eyes to bleed, but one tidbit that is important to take note of is that Windows 7 malware infection rates are on the rise. Computer World has a great article on the subject at this link, and a spiffy graph that looks like this: From the …

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Seneca Data 2000UP Ultrabook offers big power in a little package!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Been looking for a powerful, yet compact notebook? Seneca Data has introduced the new 2000UP Ultrabook computer and it looks like a winner! Why go with Seneca Data’s product over another brand? Let me give you one good reason – SUPPORT! In the last week we have had two computers with issues that required a massive amount of time communicating …

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Book a fun dance party band for your next corporate event in Greenville Spartanburg Anderson!

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  We’re pretty sure you already know, but John M. Hoyt’s other job is with a band… So, we would appreciate it much if you would consider HOT AS A PEPPER for your next corporate event in Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Simpsonville (anywhere around the Upstate of SC). In fact, it would be outstanding if every time you thought of live …

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Keep an eye on your home from anywhere with the D-Link DCS-942L IP camera without going broke

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Here’s a fun one we offer for sale…   The D-Link DCS-942L IP camera. This puppy is compact, and loaded with great features. Resolution of 640×480 Infrared (see in the dark) with automatic cut filter Ethernet connected Wireless Wi-Fi connected! Wall / desk mount included Built-in microphone (listen in to the room it is mounted in) Audio out – yes, …

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