You may have heard the terms solid state drive (SSD) or hard disk drive (HDD) when in the market for a new computer (or parts). We are referring to your computer’s storage capacity or more simply how much space you have for photos, documents, videos… To get right down to business it is highly recommended […]
We offer multiple backup solutions to our customers. These include offsite, local and network backup. Offsite Backup: I highly recommend that everyone, business and home users, save a copy of their data externally. An offsite backup protects your data from viruses that can hold your data (and any local backups) for ransom. It also protects […]
I received an email that even had me thinking twice that it may not be a scam. I had just submitted my taxes and had heard in the news that CRA was no longer issuing cheques. If I had clicked on the link provided it may have loaded a virus or asked me to submit […]
It seems Adobe is having more problems with flash. Today it was announced that Firefox is now blocking flash by default on all websites. Firefox recommends that users only enable flash on websites they trust. Firefox is used by approximately 20% of all internet users.
Recently there have been many reports of Adobe flash vulnerabilities. Flash is very popular and is used to display video on many websites. These bugs may allow malware to be loaded on your computer. Personally I would like to disable flash completely but unfortunately it is too widely used by websites. Firefox will disable flash […]
Recently I have been answering a lot of questions regarding the Heartbleed bug. The temporary closing and stolen SIN numbers from the CRA website have made many people aware of this bug. This bug does not affect your personal computer. The problem lies with the computers running the secure websites you enter passwords into. If […]
Recently I encountered one of the most damaging viruses I have seen since starting my business. A customer dropped of their computer complaining of a virus and that she could not open any of her documents. This new virus started appearing in September 2013. Once loaded on the computer, usually from an email attachment, the […]