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Using Outlook 2007? Time to upgrade!

Office 2007 reached end of Life On Oct 10th 2017, meaning no patches, security updates, upgrades, new features etc.  We have had many clients already experiencing problems in outlook 2007 which now we know 100% are not going to be fixed or addressed. On top of that, Microsoft Office 2007 will no longer work with…

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Yesterday US-CERT released information on a new vulnerability with the catchy name of “Krack” (Key Reinstallation AttaCK) that could allow an attacker to take control of a wireless (Wi-Fi) device and intercept your confidential data. This link HERE further explains the vulnerability and provides steps to protect your devices: Here is the latest status on…

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STOP Windows 10 Auto-Upgrade

You may remember our blog post about waiting to upgrade to Windows 10 back in September 2015. However, oh HAPPY day! Microsoft has changed the Windows 10 update from “Optional” to “Recommended”. And by “Recommended” it means “We know what is best for you, and what is best for you is Windows 10!” If your…

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Think Twice about upgrading to Windows 10 immediately

Continuing Privacy fears Sure, an argument could be made that Windows (and therefore Microsoft) needs access to all your data to give you the ease of life you are demanding from technology. For example their virtual assistant (Cortana) needs to scan all of your email, and calendar to apply the information in different settings. To…

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Payment Networks’ Liability Shift October 1st

October 2015 is when the Payment Networks’ Liability Shift takes effect in the USA. To understand what this is and what it means first we need to understand the technology. As credit card fraud increases a global way to combat it has become required. Credit Card typically use magnetic stripe to send run a transaction.…

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