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Caribou Coffee Stores Hacked for months... but what about your business?

Caribou Coffee Stores Hacked for months… but what about your business?

For businesses today, taking credit cards and storing information on a computer is a normal practice, though is data security? In today’s world, it isn’t “whether you will be hacked”, it’s more a matter of “when will you be hacked”. We’ve seen a number of companies hacked over the last[...]
Picture of Coding

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows 7 – 10, including Server OS

A vulnerability has been found in JScript.dll which runs mostly in Internet Explorer and can completely compromise your system and give administrative control to the attacker. It effects basically every current version of Windows in use today, from Windows 7 up to and including Windows Server 2019. It can also be exploited through HTML documents opened in Microsoft Office, so even if you don't use Internet Explorer you can be hacked with this flaw.
Switches, Routers, and Network Cables in Patch Panels

UPnP has been a security risk for years, but now it’s WORSE!

UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) is intended to allow devices inside your local network to open needed ports in your modem/router. This was already an issue as viruses/malware could make a request to have the ports opened and allow malicious communication to go through unfettered. It isn’t supposed to accept[...]
Avast glitched out - Computer holding an error sign

Avast had a glitch! – “DNS server isn’t responding”

Did your internet stop working Tuesday/Wednesday giving the error “DNS server isn’t responding” or something similar? If so, make sure to check your Avast Virus Definitions for updates. There was an error in the virus definitions that blocked DNS lookup requests. The issue has already been corrected in the 8/14/2018[...]

Unpatched MS Word Flaw Could Allow Hackers to Infect Your Computer — The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have revealed an unpatched logical flaw in Microsoft Office 2016 and older versions that could allow an attacker to embed malicious code inside a document file, tricking users into running malware onto their computers. Discovered by researchers at Cymulate, the bug abuses the ‘Online Video’ option in Word[...]
Intel: Risk Inside

Security Vulnerabilities: Is it time for a new computer?

Intel announced in April that they are stopping work on microcode updates for certain older processors in regards to Spectre Variant 2 vulnerabilities. While that likely doesn’t mean much to most people, it does pose an interesting dilemma. Next, even though some older computers can run Windows 10, there could[...]
Free Computer Diagnostics and our Core Values: our 2¢ worth.

Free Diagnostics and our Core Values: our 2¢ worth.

We’ve been asked a few times over the years why we don’t offer a free diagnostic service. Many other companies in the area offer it for free, so why not us? There are actually a few reasons and it pretty much boils down to some of our Core Values as a[...]
Show your computer some love

Don’t forget to show your computer some love!

Love is in the air (and hopefully Spring is on its way as well). It may be odd to think about, but our computers could use a little love and some extra TLC right now. There have been a lot of new exploits, vulnerabilities, viruses, and the like coming out[...]
2017 Super Service Award - 7 years in a row for Computer Repair Services

7-Years in a Row: Angie’s List Super Service Award Winners for Computer Repair!

Psinergy TechWarrior St Paul Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Saint Paul, MN, 1/24/2018 – Psinergy TechWarrior St Paul is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA).[...]

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