Dawn Harvey

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Name: Dawn Harvey
Date registered: April 10, 2017

Latest posts

  1. Microsoft Patch Fixes Security Issues – Released 9/12 — September 12, 2017
  2. Dealing With Slow Wi-Fi? — September 2, 2017
  3. Don’t Steal Wi-Fi — September 1, 2017
  4. Apple Users, Watch Out for Snake — May 9, 2017
  5. Beware Ransomware — April 28, 2017

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Sep 12

Microsoft Patch Fixes Security Issues – Released 9/12

This month’s patch released by Microsoft for Windows users is one you should probably get. With 82 security bugs killed, this patch also includes a fix for a vulnerability called “zero-day” which has been exploited already. What is a zero-day attack? This is a vulnerability that affects the .NET Framework that, when exploited, may allow …

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Sep 02

Dealing With Slow Wi-Fi?

Wi-fi – or wireless internet – is everywhere these days. You can get it free at hotels, restaurants, and sometimes even in your neighborhood (but you really shouldn’t). But not every wireless access point (AP) is equal. Some wi-fi is blazing fast, while other connections are turtle-slow. So what can you do? In case you …

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Sep 01

Don’t Steal Wi-Fi

So you’re sitting there playing on your phone, tablet, or desktop, and messing with the wi-fi. You notice an unsecured (open) wi-fi connection available with four bars and connect. It’s flying! Woot! WAIT!   OK, yes, there are a lot of open wireless connections around. Sometimes it’s because they don’t know how to password it. …

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May 09

Apple Users, Watch Out for Snake

Malwarebytes just noted that Snake malware will now affect Mac computers. If you have an Apple OS computer or device, be aware of this threat! Read more on Malwarebytes.com by clicking the above link. If you think you may have been infected, call Robert at 256-520-7327 and he can check it out for you.

Apr 28

Beware Ransomware

There are some particularly troublesome ransomware emails going around. One of our customers, in the course of business, opened an attachment that looked valid and found themselves victims of ransomware – software that encrypts all data with a virtually unbreakable key which they offer to sell at a very steep price. If you are required …

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Apr 10

Beware of Scam Emails!

If you open your email and see one that has this appearance (it may be for domain renewal or other services), it is a scam. We received emails for both domain renewal and other services this week. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE, call your host. DO NOT click on links in the email. DO NOT pay …

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