Tag Archives: network

The 5 Stages of Data Loss


” @!#$&!!! It’s all gone!” is a common phrase we hear when clients call with a horror story of losing information from one or more of their systems. Over the years, we have a had a pretty good track record … Continue reading

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Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET


Microsoft makes a status change that has implications for all you Windows 7 and 8.1 users. Source: Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET

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Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool | Ars Technica


So Dell has been preloading extras into your new purchases without you knowing. This is typical of what we call CRAPWARE which regardless of intent, is additional software added to your purchase without your informed and obvious consent. It is … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Bell opens CRAVETV to all Canadians… finally.


Amongst our staff and associates, we have had this debate since last year when Crave from Bell and Shomi from Rogers was introduced. We asked ourselves why they would not have released their “Netflix killer” services for everybody to start … Continue reading

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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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