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Windows Update May Fail With External Storage Devices

Microsoft recently issued an important support document that your IT staff needs to be aware of. In part, their notice reads as follows: "Inappropriate drive reassignment can occur on eligible computers that ...

Upgrade to Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 NOW

                     Network Essentials has been around 17 years, and we watched the Windows XP end ...

Why Made in China is a threat to the USA

I participated in an event yesterday that was hosted in part by the FBI and to focus was around the threat to corporate America from China and the "Made in China ...

Microsoft Is Keeping Paint Program For Now

Back in July 2017, Microsoft created a bit of an uproar when they released a build of Windows 10 that promoted their new Paint 3D app. Paired with the new arrival was ...

Persistent Banking Trojan Virus Launches New Phishing Scam

The venerable banking Trojan known as Q-bot is back in the news, having recently been spotted in the wild as part of a sophisticated new phishing campaign designed to claim a new ...

Could your business survive this Ransomware attack?

The City of Baltimore has been hit by an aggressive form of "Robin hood" Ransomware which 13 Bitcoin ransom is demanded to restore the files. Baltimore is so far refusing to pay the almost $80,000 fee to restore their systems. ...

Macs Get More Protection Against Viruses With Update

Apple recently made an update to their XProtect antivirus software, which is the company's built-in means of protecting Macs from virus threats. Patrick Wardle is one of the best-known Mac security experts. According ...

2019 Sees A Huge Rise In Ransomware Attacks

According to FBI statistics, in 2013 there were 991 tracked incidents of ransomware attacks against business, resulting in losses slightly exceeding half a million dollars. The number of incidents steadily increased through ...

The final business day of "National Small Business week" today

Today we are wrapping up the weekday of National Small Business week which is from May 5-11 this year, is sponsored by the SBA and SCORE.  There is a lot of good information for those who own a small business ...

Twitter Will Soon Release New Features With Update

Twitter recently announced the addition of a new "Hide Replies" feature, which will give the platform's users a bit more control over conversations that stem from the tweets they make. Twitter Senior ...

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