Summer is upon us, meaning vacations and the kids out of school! Here a a few tips to help keep you and your family safe while enjoying the season. 1. Use caution connecting to unsecured WiFi. Many hotels, airports, coffee shops or other public areas may offer free wireless access, but these networks are accessible […]
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If you are using QuickTime for Windows, uninstall it today!
By admin on April 18, 2016 in ReThink IT – Proactive Alert
Last week US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, part of the Department of Homeland Security) released an alert that Apple is ending support for QuickTime for Windows, and that new vulnerabilities were found. Since Apple will no longer be issuing security updates for the software QuickTime for Windows, it is recommended to uninstall the program. To read the […]
By admin on March 30, 2016 in Backup & Disaster Recovery, ReThink IT – Proactive Alert
Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back. In many cases ransomware encrypts files (called Cryptolocker, Teslacrypt, […]