Category: Tech News

Stay protected against the WannaCry ransomware virus

You may have heard by now, ransomware is in the news again. This strain, known as the “WannaCry” or “WannaCrypt” ransomware virus, claimed over 200,000 victims in 150 countries, including factories, hospitals, small businesses and schools. Organizations in Europe and Asia were seriously affected, but according to The Guardian, an anonymous “accidental hero” halted the […]

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Holiday Inn Hacked!

Another company is added to the list of data breaches for 2017. News of the breach was released last Friday by Holiday Inns parent company IHG. Holiday Inn Express locations in Keene, North Conway and Durham were identified in an April 14 consumer alert. Here you will find a full list of properties effected. According to […]

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5 Tools To Keep Your Kids Safe Online

School’s back in session, and it’s time for your kids to dig for the data they’ll need to fill all those reports, papers and projects that fuel their passing grades…And Mr. Google can be their greatest friend when it comes to finding tons of tidbits to keep teacher happy. But with great opportunity comes great […]

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AshleyMadison HACKED!

AshleyMadison is an online data site for married individuals. They are the most recent company to be hacked, and their data is being “Held Hostage” unless the owners of the site Avid Life Media agree to take down their cheating site permanently. Small amounts of the data have already been leaked and the hackers, who […]

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Summer Cyber Safety Tips for Kids

Great suggestions below on how to speak with our kids and keep them safe! Courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop. Think. Connect. campaign. Children will be spending more time online with their computers and mobile devices while on summer vacation. This increased screen time provides many benefits for kids, however, there are also […]

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Are We Going To Microchip Our Babies?

A few months ago the hosts of the popular daytime TV show The View were flamed by viewers over a discussion about the benefits of microchipping our babies to keep track of them. However, a surprising number of viewers actually agreed with the hosts, stating that it was a good idea to help find lost […]

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