Author Archives: Andrew Clarke

The bad guys are on the move

In the last few weeks, I’ve heard of a new form of ransomware called Zepto as well as an increase in spoofed emails. As far as the emails go, I get them daily. Sometimes they even come from me! Let’s … Continue reading

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Windows 10 upgrade deadline approaching

Let me start by saying that I’m not encouraging anyone to upgrade to Windows 10.  The operating system you use is a personal choice like the car you choose.  There is no wrong answer.  I just want to make sure … Continue reading

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Scam alert – two-factor authentication

The bad guys are always looking for new ways to get your personal information.  We talk a lot about protecting the data on your computer.  Now we need to talk about your smart phone.  Just like it’s important to keep … Continue reading

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Stop the Windows 10 madness

Microsoft has become extremely aggressive when it comes to distributing Windows 10.  I have recently received reports from several users stating that Windows 10 is attempting to install itself as part of regular updates, and stopping the process is becoming … Continue reading

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Windows 10 security modifications revisited

Last year, I told you to be careful if you upgraded to Windows 10 as far as HIPAA goes.  Recently, I’ve had a few users who purchased new computers that came with Windows 10, and they forgot about the needed … Continue reading

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