Category Archives: Alert

Alerts about new (or old) viruses, scams, or malware.

Malwarebytes Issue

Dawn/ January 29, 2018/ Alert

Malwarebytes has discoverd an issue that may cause problems to some of their users. In short, an update caused some users to be unable to access the internet, and others to have their RAM access blocked. To fix this situation, if it affects you: Malwarebytes for Windows Update package version 1.0.3803 (Malwarebytes 3) or v2018.01.27.12 (Malwarebytes 2.x) or higher 1.

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Two-Factor Authentication

Dawn/ October 18, 2017/ Alert

We have enabled Two-Factor Authentication on WHMCS to protect your accounts, domain names, and websites. If you do NOT have a tablet or cell phone, please contact me. If you need help getting it set up, please call me or email me. 256-520-7327 cell, You can also turn on this feature in cPanel: under the Security tab – choose

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Apple Users, Watch Out for Snake

Dawn/ May 9, 2017/ Alert

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 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.

Beware Ransomware

Dawn/ April 28, 2017/ Alert

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 by your business to open

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The BSA & Piracy Fines: Protecting Your Business

Robert, The Computer Guy/ November 2, 2015/ Alert

tl;dr: Own a license for EVERY copy of software on EVERY computer at your company, and keep your receipts! Violators can be fined, and CEOs can be held liable. When you are looking at what software is needed for your applications at work, regardless whether your business is large or small, you often have a strict budget to which you

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