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Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

The cyber community hasn’t fully recovered from the WannaCry ransomware attacks, which struck businesses and organizations in May. Now, a Petya ransomware variant named Nyetya is poised to join its ranks as one of the worst cyber attacks in history. Like WannaCry, its attackers exploited unpatched Microsoft vulnerabilities and demanded a $300 ransom in Bitcoins. […]

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macOS High Sierra 101

Rejoice Apple users, the new macOS High Sierra is now available as a public beta! So let’s cut to the chase and address the long-awaited question: What’s new and exciting here? In terms of visible features, not a lot, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. With that in mind, here’s macOS High Sierra’s new […]

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Productivity tip: email automation

If you have ever received what looked like a personalized email from a huge corporation, there’s a good chance it was actually written with the help of an email automation platform. Email automation saves time and money while strengthening customer relationships, and contrary to popular belief, it is well within most SMB budgets. What is […]

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Your SMB needs these Facebook tools

Facebook is like a Swiss Army knife, practical and featureful. But did you know that Facebook has hundreds of built-in marketing features that 1.8 billion users worldwide are mostly oblivious to? With that in mind, here are four Facebook features you can use to boost your SMB’s social marketing efforts: Audience Insights tool This free […]

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Separating MR from Google search

If you imagine medical records as being stored in a cabinet somewhere in your local hospital, think again. Until quite recently, medical records were publicly accessible via Google. In an effort to prevent cybercriminals from capitalizing on these resources, Google has removed sensitive medical records from appearing in search results. If an individual’s medical records […]

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Chrome ad blocker is coming

Chrome users have something to look forward to next year: an ad blocker. While this might not sound like the most exciting release from Google, it’s definitely a pragmatic solution to online ads that turn visitors away from the web. Here’s everything we know about Google’s ad blocker so far. What is it? Ad blocker […]

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Get fat savings with thin and zero clients

When you have several cost-effective options like cloud computing and managed services providers, IT spending should never get out of control. And if you want to cut back even further, trade in your expensive desktops for thin and zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing power […]

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iOS 11 doesn’t have these Android features

The soon-to be released iOS 11 will be packed with features and enhancements, including a Files app, customizable Control Settings, and a Dock that allows users to switch between apps easily, among others. Long-time Apple users may be thrilled, but Android loyalists will likely be unmoved. That’s because iOS 11 still doesn’t have these essential […]

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How does virtualization improve business?

Truly understanding the ins and outs of virtualization is not for the faint hearted. It’s a complicated field that is constantly evolving, but one thing remains mostly the same: its benefits. Read on for an uncomplicated recap of just a few of virtualization’s greatest advantages. More technology uptime Virtualization vendors use lots of fancy names […]

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3 ways 5G data will change VoIP

In this digital age, mobile connectivity is a top priority for personal and business users alike. 5G, or fifth-generation wireless systems, will change not only people’s daily routines but also the way small- and medium-sized businesses operate. Here are three main ways that 5G will change VoIP for SMBs. Improved video conferencing The major factor […]

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