If you are using Outlook (any version), and you have managed to reset the security level for e-mails, There are two things you need to do to help prevent malicious emails from affecting your computer. The first step is to turn the ‘Reading Pane’ ‘Off’, then turn the ‘Auto-Preview’ on, which will only displays the first three lines of the message, which should be enough to tell if the email is safe to read or simply junk.Details
Are you concerned about identity theft? They should be. Most of us are.
Half of all identity theft occurs in the workplace. Think about it. Your employer has your name, address, phone number, Social Security / Social Insurance / National Identification number, and more personal information on file. Few SMEs have tight security internally.
Cyber-criminals do not just target large businesses. SMEs often have fewer resources for fighting crime and less expertise in doing so. The first step in a cyber-attack is often just an automated scan of the network perimeter – to look for known vulnerabilities that have not been patched.Details
17 (yes SEVENTEEN) identities are stolen every single minute, according to FTC estimates, which estimates 9 million identities are stolen per year. There are many methods that thieves use, including online contests. If you sign up, you may unwittingly be participating in the still-growing problem of identity theft. Here’s an example of a contest that…Details
Due to the popularity of this question, we are reposting our recommended email settings for clients that use our service: POP SETTINGS Incoming Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 995 IMAP SETTINGS Incoming Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 993 SMTP SETTINGS Outgoing Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 465 Outgoing authentication must be turned…Details
Understandably, people are concerned and frustrated when they start receiving e-mail from people they know (or don’t know) asking why they are being sent junk mail. In some cases, the junk mail contains malicious attachments, or links to malicious websites that can contain viruses.Details
[this post from Nerd Scott Ledyard] Last time I checked, when you are admitted into a hospital room, they don’t ask, “Do you want us to hook you up to monitoring or not?” If you’re their patient, you ARE on monitoring and they strap you in. We feel the same way. Monitoring of our client’s…Details
QuickBooks has an impressive market share with our customers – Small and Medium Enterprises – worldwide and within Nerds On Site we applaud their leadership in making the financial management part of a business understandable by us non-accountants. But, if you’ve used QuickBooks any length of time or support customers that do, you are afraid…Details
Today, the Lethbridge Downtown BRZ organization authorized Nerds On Site to add additional wireless access points to the Galt Gardens to cover the park with free wifi for the publicDetails