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AT&T Outage

AT&T is still handing off a WAN IP, however it's only their DNS servers that are failing. There is a work around - connect to a VPN, if you have a larger network you can share DHCP through the VPN. Fixed! This issue has been resolved as of Oct-30-2016 but what did we learn? We…
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FBI Threat Alerts

Who Wants to Hack Me? You may think that your computer at home is insignificant in the great pool of technology and is not a target for intrusion. To clarify this myth, the residential user who may not be familiar with emerging threats and 0-day viruses is in fact the weakest link and target for…
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Securing Your SIP PBX

Securing your PBX PBX phone systems are one the most attractive protocols that hackers are interested in taking advantage of. Why?.. Obviously free phone calls at your expense! Here are some things to consider: 1) Turning on a firewall is useless unless inbound/outbound rules are configured properly, try to allow access only to specific I.P.…
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SSD or Mechanical

Why SSD? Why Not? Solid State Hard Drives details no moving parts up to 545 MB/s up to 95,000 IOPS 4KB random read longer life fast performance data recovery can be quite difficult with SSD
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Virus Definitions

So is my computer infected? How can I tell? 1 - Your computer is running unusually poorly or your internet connection seems to be significantly slower than normal. 2 - You get pop-ups with advertising while you are browsing the web, and sometimes even if you don't have a web browser open. 3 - Your…
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Viruses On OS X

Mac users are no longer safe, anti-viruses are now a fact of life for both the PC and OS X users. The image you see is a virus on OS X (actually a few of them), this malware caused web redirects without the users consent and added a proxy to web requests
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