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Beware! Your iPhone Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Message In Brief Do you own an iPhone? Mac? Or any Apple device? Just one specially-crafted message can expose your personal information, including your authentication credentials stored in your device’s memory, to a hacker. The vulnerability is quite similar to[...]
Many people often forget that their computers need to breath. Computers have vents on them. Think of them as kind of like your nose and the fans kind of being kind of like your lungs, helping to push the much needed air all around keeping your computer cool and running[...]
If you’re running Android 5.1 or earlier, you want to read this: Summary: Android 5.1 Lollipop and earlier is vulnerable these malware infected apps were able to bypass security checks/reviews for the app when added into the online app stores within Google Play and others distributed on a variety of app stores,[...]
Microsoft Support Scams are on the rise again! This time they’re trickier.
Lately, we’ve notice a rise in the number of calls from people who have fallen victim to Microsoft Support Scams.  This isn’t a new problem and it has had several iterations, including phone calls. The current “version” is rather persistent. It normally starts as a pop-up, often filling the entire screen,[...]
Google adds new 2-Step Verification Security Options to protect users
Data and email security is pretty hazy in today’s world. A recent article by Hacker News talked about how easy it is for a hacker to access pretty much any account, using Facebook as a specific example, just by knowing your phone number, then resetting your account password and exploiting a[...]
5th Year in a Row: Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner in Computer Repair and Service!
Psinergy TechWarrior St Paul Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Psinergy TechWarrior St Paul has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services[...]
Apple/Mac Users Alert: Ransomware
We’ve all heard the myth, “Mac’s don’t get viruses.” While that urban legend has never been true, it was pretty rare for a Mac machine to actually get a virus. Why — they had a smaller user base. Historically, Mac users mostly needed to be concerned with adware versions of[...]
GM Bot Banking Trojan Virus open for public use: How-to Protect Yourself (Android users)
Background information The base source code for a really nasty Android-based family of trojan viruses was released into public forums – for free – in December 2015, and from what we are hearing this family of viruses is on the rise on devices. The GM Bot viruses (also called SlemBunk, Bankosy, as well as MazarBot)[...]
Hard Restart? Remember to Restart again…
Issue: Sometimes computers act up, and as a last resort you have to “hard power off” your computer by pressing and holding the power button until it turns off, then waiting a few seconds, then turn it back on again. You login, but things seem to not be running as[...]

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