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Small Businesses Are Suffering Most After Ransomware Infection

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:08 -- ray wilson

The largest outbreak of ransomware in history is currently underway and more is on the horizon. We’ve seen the news about giant healthcare entities like NHS as well as companies like FedEx and Nissan. But you may not have heard about the thousands of small businesses who have been hit and had to pay the ransom...

Zomato Hacked! 17 Million Users Data Stolen

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 14:01 -- ray wilson

According to a BBC article, the popular online restaurant and nightlife guide, with over 120 million users, had information stolen including its users email addresses and passwords.

Zomato allows users to search for and review restaurants, cafés and bars much like it’s chief competitor Yelp.

Everyone’s Talking About Ransomware But Is Anyone Really Explaining It?

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 14:06 -- ray wilson

It’s all over the place, you most likely received a news alert on your smartphone. Unless you’ve been on a deserted island somewhere, you’ve seen the word ransomware and WannaCry by now and you know that it has wreaked havoc in the UK and many countries around the world. But what is ransomware, are you at risk and what can be done about it?

World Password Day

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 17:17 -- Rachel Cunningham

May the 4th has been coined World Password Day to create awareness among workers and home users everywhere to establish safe, secure and updated passwords. If you are using a common password, the same password for all your devices, or a password that is more than 2 years old then let us encourage you to participate in #passwordday and up your cyber security game.

Yikes, Are you still running Windows Vista?!

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:44 -- Rachel Cunningham

Windows Vista has officially gotten the boot from Microsoft as of April 11, 2017, and experts are suggesting you upgrade as soon as possible. The former CEO of Microsoft described Windows Vista as his biggest regret and now the company is finally cutting all support to Vista effective immediately.

If you are still running Windows Vista don’t worry it isn’t going to just abruptly stop working, but without the support of Microsoft or any of it’s updates or security patches we suggest you update to Windows 10 and we can help you do that. If you don’t upgrade then you are potentially putting your computer at risk of hacks, malware and other security risks and viruses.

10% OFF computer repair special!

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:31 -- Rachel Cunningham

We’re getting ready to mail out a promotional flyer but we don’t want to leave our digital friends out of the fun! With this in mind, we’re making the included coupon available online as well! To take advantage of this offer, simply print out the coupon and bring it into the store to be applied to your residential computer repair. Don’t need any residential computer service right now? That’s okay, just send it on to a friend in need! Offer expires May 31st, 2017, one coupon per person.
And, as if that isn’t enough… we’re also offering the first 200 customers who take advantage of this promotional discount on our residential computer repair service a $10 Lunch Gift Card to Public House located at 3333 S Coulter St. in Amarillo.

"OK Google. Is My Virtual Assistant Secure?"

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:58 -- Rachel Cunningham

For years, people have cringed over the idea of the government or the FBI wire tapping phones or browsing internet history and other basic invasion of privacy. The idea of cybercriminals stealing your personal data from your computer or mobile device is an ongoing threat. But how many people are considering the danger & security of a personal assistant such as Alexa?

To give you a good example of how fragile these things are, Burger King created a commercial in which one of the employees says at the end “Ok Google. What's a Whopper burger?” Triggering the Google home assistant to then read off a very descriptive Wikipedia ad that would hopefully persuade the listener to go buy a Whopper. A little invasive, right? People were not excited about this ad, and Google had to block that certain command, yet people are gladly putting these devices in their homes everyday.

Merger Q & A

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:45 -- Rachel Cunningham

We sat down with former CEO of cat-man-du, Ray Wilson, and Prime Minister of Andrews & Associates, Tyler Andrews, to chat about the historic merger that is taking place between the two businesses.  Please take a few minutes of your time if you are a customer or just an interested friend or family to learn a little bit more about what all is taking place. We hope this video will put any of your worries to rest but if you have any questions after viewing the video please contact us and let us know!

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