Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Aruba, Business, Cisco, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Partners, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

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Who sends a letter to the RIAA informing them of their pirating activities?

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, security, Windows Leave a Comment

I’ve written a number of blog posts about the RIAA, and how people have been wrongfully accused of stealing (pirating) by the RIAA, and law suits threatened. Well, it appears, that someone at the RIAA has been doing a little illegal downloading of their own, though the RIAA claims it was not them. Here’s more information: http://torrentfreak.com/riaa-someone-else-is-pirating-through-out-ip-addresses-111221/ So secure those …

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Did you secure your Wi-Fi acess point yet?

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, security Leave a Comment

Last week I was discussing RIAA letters to people who had supposedly downloaded music illegally and it turned out it was neighbors using their wifi connection. I wonder if anyone was paying attention?  If you did not secure your wireless access point after that, then maybe THIS will encourage you to do so… A dispute with neighbors turned ugly back …

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Cisco Small Business UC 300 VoIP system looks like a winner

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, Sales, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

The time has come to replace that old analog phone system in your small business and upgrade to VoIP (Voice over IP) technology! The prices have never been better. One interesting option is the Cisco Small Business Unified Communications 300 series.  A few features include: Lower communication expenses Business-class calling and messaging Full key system and small private branch exchange …

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Safe Browsing from Public Wi-Fi Hotspots is possible with a VPN

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, security, Technology, Video Link, Windows 2 Comments

WSPA’s Amy Wood (@TVAmy) had a great segment on last night (2011-02-07) in which she had Doug Cone (@nullvariable) a local web/graphics “devsigner” discussing the dangers of using public Wi-Fi. You can find that story here. He demonstrated a tool which allows even the most novice of “hackers” to see a list of others who are using any given open …

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SECURE IT ALERT: FireSheep is proof of concept why public unencrypted Wi-Fi is dangerous

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

  Homeland Secure IT Alert for Saturday, October 30, 2010   FireSheep add-on for Firefox browser is proof-of-concept why you should NOT use public / unencrypted Wi-Fi to access without extreme caution. Last week, a tool was released that makes it possible for anyone to easily hijack your web sessions from within a browser view. When I say anyone, that …

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