Gmail has long been available to use through Outlook and other email applications. While it wasn’t a great set up in the first place, it’s at least been functional. This is about to change. Beginning June 15 this year, Google will no longer allow the use of Less Secure Apps (like Outlook) with Gmail. If … Continue reading Gmail and Outlook Are Breaking Up
If you’re not already aware, let this be your warning now: Windows 7 will no longer be supported by Microsoft as of January 14, 2020. What does this mean? Windows will no longer receive security updates. The software you depend on may no longer be supported or receive updates on these machines as well. This … Continue reading Windows 7
We help a lot of clients, most of whom are small businesses. Many of us know we need to protect our data. We often take the most basic steps to protect ourselves against data loss, whether it’s using cloud services, system or cloud backups. We even know that just making copies of critical files to … Continue reading Are You Protected?
This week, a particularly hard job came up. I’m not talking hard just because I had to really think hard and dig deep to think of solutions (though this is true), but also because of the conditions the client was in when I arrived, and how they got there. When you are within certain Health … Continue reading Ransomware, and compliance
If you’ve been watching the news over the past couple of days, a new vulnerability has become known that allows unattended Mac OS X computers running the latest operating system, High Sierra, to gate complete and unrestricted access to that machine, even if the unattended logged in user was not an administrator. That said, Apple … Continue reading Mac OS X High Sierra Bug, and How To Fix It
If you haven’t heard, Equifax announced that secure information for over 143 million people has been compromised. Most news stories covering this are calling attention to the 1 year of TrustedID Premier service Equifax is offering to make up for the fact that nearly half the country is at much higher risk for identity theft than … Continue reading Worried about the Equifax breach? Me too, so here’s what I did
As part of my ongoing efforts to keep everyone safe and secure, I want to alert you to an increase I’ve noticed in the past week or two. LogMeIn users have been seeing an increase in notification emails from LogMeIn that their accounts have failed login attempts. These are usually from another country when this … Continue reading If you have a LogMeIn account, this is for you
If you haven’t heard, CrashPlan announced today that they will be ending their personal line of cloud backup services in 2018. They have given me until October 2018 personally to do something with my backups, though this may vary by a month or two in either direction for some of you. If you use CrashPlan for … Continue reading Attention CrashPlan Users!