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As a computer professional or IT specialist, your users know you are there to “take care of the computers”.  The scenario is often (but not always) that they have their job to do, and you’ll hear from them when there’s an issue that prevents that from happening.  Regardless of ...

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Cybersecurity has always been a difficult subject to understand for both IT professionals and business managers alike. And it has grown increasingly complex due to the advent of modern social engineering schemes. But it doesn’t have to be, particularly with respect to the subject of security awareness—the human aspect ...

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All politics aside, America woke up to the news early in the New Year that an emerging social network was pulled from the Web with little or no warning, leaving the social network without access to its platform, including its members. The surprisingly whimsical move by one of the ...

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Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access ...

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Since Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella took over, we've seen a number of innovative moves coming out of Redmond. We've seen all of the following steps recently: Announced that Skype will be offering a simultaneous voice translation capability. That means you can be an American speaking ...

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