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Spear Phishing and the cost to Business: An Introduction

One of the biggest concerns in the modern business world is the sophistication of technological fraud. One such scheme is known as “spear phishing.” This technique is a spoofing technique whereby the perpetrators target a specific organization with the sole purpose of gaining unauthorized access to the personal data, financial data, trade secrets, and so […]

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TOUGHSwitch™ PoE Ubiquiti Networks Review

The TOUGHSwitch™ is a 5-port/8 Port gigabit, less expensive switch with 24V PoE support. It is a passive PoE device that provides 10/100/1000 mbps fast connection to Ubiquity devices and other devices in your network. The TOUGHSwitch provides an easily configurable user interface. It is easy to setup and is very user-friendly. The device has […]

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Is there a hidden cost to cheap ink?

It is a time-tested practice. Printer manufacturers are selling their printers at inexpensive prices and then making their money on the consumables. This comes primarily from the sale of replacement ink. It is this practice that has inspired a lively aftermarket of cheap ink from third-party suppliers. But at what cost? Is there a hidden […]

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Lockdown your mobile devices

Mobile device users who don’t use a password to protect their smartphones might as well be leaving their devices to the wolves. Devices contain contact information, financial data and a plethora of passwords. The stakes are only higher when people use a device for work as well as personal use, but users have plenty of […]

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The Benefits of Using Mobile in Business

 

Operating a successful business today requires the ability to hone in on your customer’s needs while also maintaining with the latest and most current trends in any market or industry you represent. When you want to take your business to the next level of success, consider incorporating a mobile website, application or platform for your […]

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Warning: Text Messaging Scam revenue.ie

  The other day I received a text message supposedly from revenue.ie saying to login to website. The Revenue Commissioners have become aware of fraudulent mobile phone text messages, purporting to come from Revenue, containing a link to a website seeking personal information in connection with a tax refund. These text messages did not issue […]

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Phising email “Please view the document”

 

We have been seeing a lot more Google users getting phishing email message to steal your Google user name and password. If you receive the email message appearing as if it came from a friend, family member or business, asking you to view a document that was uploaded to Google Docs/Dropbox or any other shared […]

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Remote Support

 

When someone runs a business, it is important that they have the ability to resolve computer and network issues as quickly as possible. However, many companies are not able to afford an on site tech support team. To ensure that IT issues do not derail a business, many companies have started using remote IT support […]

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