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2015 was the worst in history for OSX malware


oh now here is a shock! A new report from Bit9 and Carbon Black details how 2015 was the worst year in history for OSX malware. In a 10 week study conducted by both organizations it was discovered that 2015 … Continue reading

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Are the medical devices attached to your network secured?


We have many medical clients including Dentists, Optometrists, Chiropractors, General Practitioners and Plastic Surgeons. One of the issues in servicing this market is working with medical device vendors.  There is a wide range of technology out there and these include … 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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Why does my computer have a flat tire?


Over the years, I have dealt with many people and their computers. In the past, when computers were bulky, expensive and primarily used for business/work reasons, we had to explain to customers why the cost of computers varies so much … Continue reading

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Samsung adds huge 2TB SSDs to its 850 Evo and 850 Pro families | Ars Technica


Samsung adds huge 2TB SSDs to its 850 Evo and 850 Pro families | Ars Technica.

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Rogers modem at centre of fire investigation – Consumer Life – CBC Player


This is the first incident about fire on these types of modems so there may be more to this than the news report is revealing but with hundreds of thousands of these modems distributed over the last 2 years, it … Continue reading

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How “Toy Story 2″ Was Almost Destroyed : theCHIVE


True Moral of the story… have a proper backup that is monitored and checked regularly and that YOU VALUE as much as your live data! How “Toy Story 2″ Was Almost Destroyed : theCHIVE.

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Useful tech tricks you probably didn’t know about (12 Photos) : theCHIVE


Some cool little tips for you geeks who like to shortcut things. My favorite (which I verified) is #9:Create a folder named GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. It will create a ‘God Mode’ folder that will give you access to everything. via (1) Useful … Continue reading

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(RE-)BREAKING NEWS: GameStop, Not Hot Topic, To Buy ThinkGeek! – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News


(RE-)BREAKING NEWS: GameStop, Not Hot Topic, To Buy ThinkGeek! – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News.

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Attackers use email spam to infect point-of-sale terminals with new malware | ITworld


Many times in the past, we have been asked if we handle POS (point of sale) retail systems. Traditionally our answer is no, because the systems are generally standalone or have a minimum network requirement and therefore not part of … Continue reading

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