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The New Windows 10 Release and the Features It Will Be Dropping

Microsoft makes it clear that with each fresh release of Windows 10 there will be new features added – and some features that will be dropped. Here is what you need to know about the features that Microsoft is dropping or stopping development for, and what the alternatives are, for the October 2018 release. The […]

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3 Quick Tips To Boost Your LinkedIn Skills

Are You Using Your LinkedIn Profile To Its Full Potential? LinkedIn is, as I’m sure you’re well aware, a hugely popular social media platform for professionals in a wide range of industries. The site allows for fantastic networking opportunities and gives you a place to get yourself, your business, and your skills out there for […]

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How To Reduce Vulnerability To Phishing When Using Office 365

What Is Phishing? Phishing is the act of sending phony emails to people for the purpose of tricking them into revealing their user name and password. The sender pretends to represent an organization that has a viable reason to make an information request. For instance, you might get a genuine-looking email that looks just like […]

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Are You Still Using Windows 7?

Windows 7 Is Being Sunset Within The Next 2 Years (Questions & Answers) Microsoft announced they are stopping mainstream support for Windows 7. Windows 7 is a popular operating system. So, this creates concern for many. Over time, the reliability and security of your computer will fade if you keep using Windows 7. So What […]

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10 Critical Things To Look For When Choosing An IT Service Provider

How Do We Choose An IT Service Provider? 10 Critical Things To Look For If your IT company doesn’t return your phone calls, their prices are too high, or they run in to “fix” things only to run out before you find what was done, you need to choose another IT Service Provider. But what […]

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What Should I Know About Hashcat?

What is Hashcat? Hashcat is a type of hacking tool, and a password cracker specifically. It was created to be able to hack the most complex of passwords, targeting multiple aspects of coding simultaneously. Additionally, according to online sources including Infosec Institute, it is regarded as being highly versatile and fast in comparison to other […]

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What’s So Important About My Out-of-Office Message?

Vacation and time away from work is a necessity in order to be able to unplug and recharge. As research often tells us, disconnecting from work, talk around the water cooler, office politics, and even checking email can ultimately help us lead a more productive life. Too often we feel the tension of knowing we […]

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What Do I Need To Know About The Google Chrome Vulnerability CVE-2018-6177?

What is CVE-2018-6177? Today’s new releases of browser software are supposed to be improvements over past versions in terms of functionality, helpful features, security, and the speed of overall operation. However, these changes often involve new vulnerabilities which hackers can target and exploit. A recent release of Google Chrome is a good example. A vulnerability […]

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How Safe Am I From an IoT Attack at Home and Work?

As convenient as our interconnected world has become, it has also made us vulnerable to an attack from hackers wanting to make a quick buck. Internet pirates are targeting defenseless networks with the sole purpose of hijacking our personal devices for use in their criminal activity. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how we […]

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What Should I Know About New Hacking Attacks Against Pairwise Master Key Identifier (PMKID)?

What is PMKID? Pairwise Master Key Identifier (PMKID) is a type of roaming feature in a network. Recent improvements in hacking have been targeting it for exploitation in vulnerable processes, thereby demanding that ongoing security efforts better address it and its affected procedures. New wi-fi hacking strategies have been using coding and processes that have […]

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