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  “Don’t talk to strangers!” Every child in the country has probably heard this phrase at least half a dozen times, but for some reason we seem to forget about it when it is over the phone or online. Which is precisely how phone and internet phishing scams work. For example the Microsoft Support scam; […]

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Jul 14th, 2014 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

As of today July 1, 2014, Microsoft has increased the Default storage Quota from 25GB to 1TB. Yes TB as in 1000 GB (roughly). This applies to the Users of OneDrive for Business as well as users of Office 365 Pro Plus. It is worth mentioning of course that this is on a per user […]

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Jul 1st, 2014 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

We have already touched on the importance of keeping a backup of your data. What do you do if you need the data that has been backed-up? The process for copying backed-up data to computer system(s) is called restoring . In this post, I will focus on PC and Mac workstation restores and how the restore process works. […]

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May 21st, 2012 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

I’ve observed an acute increase in website and business hacks stories in recent weeks from sites I follow and even main stream media (MSM) outlets like CNN, FoxNews, etc.  Why?  Is it truly an insight into the computer security landscape evolving or maybe something simpler like an increased availability of sophisticated exploit tools that low […]

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Jun 15th, 2011 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Do small businesses need to focus on computer and network security?  Many think that only large organizations, such as Sony or CitiBank (see ** below), that boast about secure networks and taunt underground hacker organizations need to worry about network and computer security, right…? But what about the rest of businesses, the ones that are […]

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Jun 12th, 2011 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

With the recent earthquake in Japan security researchers are warning against many related scams and potential threats.  Based on similar recent disasters, such as the earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Katrina it is important to be sure where you view information about the earthquake on the Internet and contribute money to relief efforts.  Results in […]

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Mar 11th, 2011 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

If you’re looking for a weather app on a Droid and go with the Weather Widget (I know not really an app) make sure you find some detailed instructions describing how to add it to your phone’s home screen because it is not intuitive.  Several blogs, forums and other sites state that you need to […]

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Jul 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Most invalid emails purporting to be from banks requesting account information are blocked by spam filters and anti-virus scanners.  This one, Important Issues Concerning Your Online Account, supposedly from Bank of America Alerts (onlp.ert@ealerts.bankofamerica.com) is an example of spam phising for your bank account information.  Cyber thieves are smart; what better time is there to […]

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Dec 21st, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

The majority of issues I hear from prospective clients calling us and read about online, as well as the number one complaint of small businesses looking to change computer service providers, is slow response time. What is it about most computer service providers that make them disregard current clients? As a general business rule, not […]

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Dec 10th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

Microsoft is hoping the buzz on Apple’s early release of its new Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, has sufficiently died down.  They are moving forward with their own marketing push for their desktop/laptop operating system Windows 7.  Windows 7, Microsoft’s follow-up to its much maligned Vista operating system, must make an impact within business and […]

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Sep 14th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support