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Phishing: Important Information about your account

I am seeing a lot of e-mails recently similar to the one below. They indicate that there is some sort of suppension on your account due to suspicious activity and what not. They are very poorly done with the from address not even close to the one it is supposed to be coming from and the “Click Here” and other links pointing to a basic IP address. The one below is faking an Amazon e-mail but I… read more

Windows 7: End Of Mainstream Support

As of January 13th, 2015 Microsoft has ended “Mainstream Support” for Windows 7. This means that there will be no more feature enhancements for Windows 7 from here on out but that there will still be Security updates / Patches as new vulnerabilities are discovered. The End of Security updates is scheduled for January 14th, 2020. You can find the full related Microsoft articles here: Windows… read more

Windows XP End of Support Q & A

On April 8th 2014 Microsoft ended support for Windows XP.  What does this mean to those of you still running with Windows XP? Since April 14th 2009 all of the updates for Windows XP have been security updates at a rate of approximately 1 -2 per month.  These security patches are basically to patch holes that hackers find and exploit to do everything from hacking into your computer and gaining… read more

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