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Windows 10 still optional – no matter what you might read


There has been some news of late that Microsoft is making some changes in the new year to how it is rolling out Windows 10 for people still on Windows 7 or 8. Reports have indicated that MS will be … Continue reading

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Some good new on the Ransomware front


This was some welcome news we saw today and big congrats to Cisco and OpenDNS (who Cisco recently bought) for the accomplishment. We’ve had several clients in the last 6 months be hit with variants of this and it is … Continue reading

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Rogers announces Ignite Gigabit internet, 4K sports broadcasts – Business – CBC News


Seems a little late in the game but at least it competes with Bell. Rogers will make gigabit internet speeds available to customers in Toronto and the GTA this year, with the rest of Ontario and Atlantic Canada following in … Continue reading

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It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica


So who said Blackberry wouldn’t survive past 2012? Blackberry’s building an Android device with a hardware keyboard and SD card slot. Source: It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica

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Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware


But I thought Apple products were “immune” to infections….. Apple Inc. said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps found to be infected with malicious software. Source: Apple lists top 25 … Continue reading

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Office 2016 rolled out by Microsoft – Technology & Science – CBC News


Microsoft Corp said it began the worldwide roll-out of Office 2016, the latest addition to its cloud-based subscription service Office 365, on Tuesday. Source: Office 2016 rolled out by Microsoft – Technology & Science – CBC News

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Fake porn apps holding Android phones for ransom


Another round of Crypto hitting the mass market. Android users hoping to get a free look at naked ladies have been caught with their pants down after two fake porn apps have wreaked havoc with their phones. Source: Fake porn … Continue reading

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FMCN Webinar: How to protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. 24-Sep-15


With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars together to help educate users on how to identify, protect against, remove and recover from these critical infections especially the Crypto … Continue reading

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SYNful Knock cyberspying malware takes over Cisco routers – Technology & Science – CBC News


Security researchers say they have uncovered clandestine attacks across three continents on the routers that direct traffic around the internet, potentially allowing suspected cyberspies to harvest vast amounts of data while going undetected. Source: SYNful Knock cyberspying malware takes over … Continue reading

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Our Windows 10 advice – should you or shouldn’t you?


We have been getting calls on this almost daily, “my computer keeps telling me that I should upgrade to Windows 10. What should I do?” Our simplest answer? Windows 10 is excellent, but still evolving. It’s free for a year … Continue reading

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