January 2017

In-house IT helpdesks, while historically were more familiar with the ins-and-outs of the company’s IT set-up and systems, usually require a large sum to start and maintain. This would mean added costs due to hiring and training IT experts, which is a rather heavy load for small to mid-sized business (SMB). For people with small to mid-sized businesses, outsourced IT support is generally more cost-effective due...

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If you have an email address, you have received a spam message at some point in your life. Spam filters are getting better and catching these bogus weight loss offers, deals on medications, and other sketchy offers, but no filter is perfect, and a few of these messages are sure to make it through. The good news is that bogus email messages tend to come with...

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Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) are malware applications that run on your PC without your knowledge. They’re contained in software that packages PUPs with legitimate installation processes. You can also become a victim of PUPs by visiting a malicious website. When a PUP is packaged with legitimate software, it seems like you’re installing just one application, but these third-party add-ons are installed without your knowledge. These programs...

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