Category: Services

Researcher shut out of bounty program releases 2nd disclosure publicly Valve recently issued fixes for the privilege escalation vulnerabilities that were discovered on its Steam client on their beta channel by security researcher Vasily Kravets. Kravets released the discovery of the zero-day exploit after being shut out of Valve’s HackerOne bug bounty program. The company […]

Microsoft has begun rolling out an option for controlling feature updates   Microsoft has finally begun to implement a new option for controlling feature updates that could bring an end to surprise Windows 10 updates. This new ‘Download and install now’ feature should help Windows 10 users avoid accepting a feature update unintentionally. Typically, a […]

Apple’s holding an event on March 25th; an Apple TV announcement is anticipated.   The date has been confirmed! On March 25th, 2019 Apple will be holding an event, and it’s expected that they’ll announce that their long-rumored TV streaming and Apple News subscription services are about to be up and running. As per usual, […]

We would like to wish you a very happy and productive 2019! We look forward to taking care of your technology needs throughout the new year!

Real-time captions are now an option on Skype   Microsoft has launched a fantastic new feature for Skype: real-time captions! Even if you don’t need them, captions come in handy for a number of reasons. Launched on the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the new feature allows Skype to use voice recognition […]

Several programs are once again being negatively affected by the Windows 10 Oct 2018 update   Once again, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is plagued with strange problems. Currently, it’s been noted that the update has the ability to break the seek bar in Windows Media Player. Microsoft has promised to fix the bug, […]

For the second week in a row, Microsoft’s MFA service suffered an outage   On November 19th, Microsoft experienced a 14 hour service interruption as they experienced a problem with their multi-factor authentication (MFA) service that mostly affected their customers in Europe. Another Microsoft MFA outage recently impacted a large number of customers. Most of […]

Though the ransom itself is inactive, WannaCry Ransomware lives on   The most widespread ransomware virus, WannaCry, has negatively affected nearly 75,000 users as of the third quarter of 2018. Kaspersky Lab recently released a report detailing the damage that WannaCry has caused and alerted that the ransomware is still active one and a half […]

Does your business have a ‘no internet’ backup plan?   It is vital for every business to strategically and proactively prepare for network failure. When internet connectivity goes down, productivity, business operations, profits, POS systems and customer satisfaction can suffer irreparable loses. Having a backup system, also called a network failover, will save you time […]

Regular maintenance helps your computer perform at its best.   Just like a car, regular maintenance is necessary in order to keep your computer functioning at its very best. While basic computer maintenance isn’t difficult, it’s often overlooked. 1.) Dust Removal. The easiest and most vital maintenance a computer needs performed is a thorough cleaning. […]