We often hear of the benefits of using smartphones, such as the apps, features, and capabilities that keep us connected, but we often encounter people who haven’t taken the proper steps to secure their smartphones. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your device isn’t tampered with.
On August 17th, McAfee released an update to it’s antivirus products that caused many computer to lose access to the internet. A fix for that update has since been released, but the experience has left a bad taste in the mouths of customers.
During the summer, have you had friends or family come to visit and camp out on your computer and download all sorts of things? Is your computer running slower now or freezing and crashing? 0r did you discover that your email or your browser has been hijacked? It might just be that you have picked up a virus (or two or three or 10)!
A recent update to Symantec’s anti-virus and Endpoint Protection software has caused many computers to crash, frustrating many customers. A fix was released hours later to resolve the problem, which can be accessed via LiveUpdate.
By now, we’ve all learned that having a reliable antivirus program on our computers – at work or home – is a must. Countless new threats are released online every single day, which is made evident by the on-going virus database updates we see happen on a continuous basis. That being said, it’s important to get a second opinion to ensure your system is virus-free
If you own and operate a small business, lowering costs is an important part of keeping your company in the black. Cutting costs on your IT budget could inadvertently compromise your company’s security. Even though small businesses may not have all of the resources that large corporations do, they are still just as vulnerable to the same security threats. Here are ways to help secure your small business:
One of our Nerds noticed a conversation on Twitter the other day about a specific free anti-virus product in use at a small business. The Nerd felt inclined to mention that free isn’t always better. More accurately, depending on a business’s needs, a paid anti-virus designed for enterprises is actually a must!
We felt inspired by that conversation to further explain why we feel this way.
Recently, there have been several viruses going around, masquerading themselves as legitimate antivirus products that insist your computer is infected, and that you need to download/buy their product to remove what they have supposedly found on your computer.