IT Industry Trends

Thick, Thin, or Zero Clients?

Ever since the PC first came into offices, managers have been trying to find a universal solution to the question of type of computers that their staff should be using. Within the industry, the three categories of clients available are known as thick, thin, and zero. Every organization should think carefully about which category suits …

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News Bytes – October

LokiBot DangerLokiBot is an open-source instrument for installing malware, stealing passwords, and cryptocurrency wallets, easily available on the darker corners of the Internet. The Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert stating that the use of this particular malicious software is on the rise the software establishes itself on victims’ computers via email attachments, …

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News Bytes – May

Get more in your Google chatAt a time when many of us are WFH, being educated, or just staying in touch with family and friends via video chat due to the global pandemic, Google has announced a timely upgrade to their video chat application. Google Meet can now support up to 16 people on the …

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News Bytes – August

Equifax Fined $575M for Data Breach Equifax has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission and additional federal and state regulators on the penalties that will be leveraged in the aftermath of the 2017 major information breach. The deal, which comes two years after Equifax leaked sensitive customer information, will see the company pay …

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Question of the Month – June

Question: What’s the Danger with Encrypted Malware Files? Answer: After ransomware attacks, some computer users may be keeping encrypted malware files on their systems. Certain bugs were used to attack hard drives and encrypt photographs and documents, demanding a ransom to unlock the encrypted files. Users have sometimes refused to pay the ransom (quite rightly, …

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Why You Need to Prepare For Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 End Of Life

All good things must come to an end, including the business software that you have likely been using for years. In the tech field, we call this End of Life. This basically means that the developer will no longer issue security updates, fix bugs and flaws, or offer support. And now its Windows 7 and Windows …

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News Bytes – May

$2000 for a failing phone? The new Samsung Galaxy Fold, which was supposed to introduce ground-breaking new foldable smartphone technology, is beset with problems after claims from reviewers and early adopters that the technology is easy to break. There have been reports of dirt getting into the device’s hinge, damaging the screen display, of the …

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