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Hackers Are Exploiting Server Vulnerabilities to Spread Ransomware

June 15, 2016
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In ransomware attacks, cybercriminals usually try to trick users into running a program that infects their computers. However, large-scale ransomware attacks in 2016 revealed that hackers have devised a new way to deliver their malware — by targeting vulnerabilities in servers.

In a series of attacks during March […]

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Can VoIP Save Your Company Money?

June 8, 2016
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The economy might technically be out of recession, but businesses are still doing everything in their power to cut costs and save as much as possible. One possible avenue for savings is switching from a traditional business phone plan to a VoIP plan. VoIP is a technology that […]

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Planning to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free? Do It Soon

June 8, 2016
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If you plan on taking advantage of Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer, there is an important deadline approaching: July 29, 2016. You have until then to upgrade existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices that qualify for the offer. There is no limit to the […]

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Cloud Hosting vs. File Servers: A Pros and Cons Analysis

June 8, 2016
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With cloud computing well into the mainstream and steadily replacing roles currently filled by traditional server architecture, it’s time to ask the big question: can cloud hosting replace traditional file servers for storing and sharing files between employees in your organization? Serving, sharing, and storing files was […]

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How to Protect Your Business from the Locky Ransomware

June 2, 2016
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As TrendMicro predicted, hackers are increasingly using ransomware to encrypt businesses’ files and hold them for ransom. As a result, headlines about these attacks abound in print and electronic media, making them seem almost routine.

However, the ransomware known as Locky warrants attention. It encrypts just about every […]

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Beyond Business Continuity: How Backup and Disaster Recovery Benefits Your Business

February 25, 2016
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Backup and disaster recovery solutions are invaluable solutions for businesses who need to be able to respond to disruptions within minutes or hours of an outage or disaster taking place. They work by taking a carbon-copy backup of servers and storing them in two locations — on-site […]

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Lenovo Takes #1 Spot

November 10, 2015
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Lenovo has taken over as the world’s largest PC maker, according to IDC.  Lenovo ousted HP to take the top spot after battling in second place for the last couple of years.  The overall PC market was down for the fifth straight quarter, but Lenovo managed to […]

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Local K-12 Success with Chromebooks

November 10, 2015
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As more schools embrace chromebooks, more stories of student success are coming forward.  Central R-3 Schools in Park Hills, MO, started their 1:1 program this fall.  According to a recent article in the Daily Journal, students and teachers alike are seeing improvements in learning.SomethingCool.com […]

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