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Archive for May, 2016

Hire Carefully Or Risk Losing Your Business Big Money

How much does a “bad hire” cost your company? Probably more than you think. In a recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder, a staggering 41% of companies estimated that a bad hire cost ...

Are Internet Speeds Affecting Your Health?

Let’s face it, no one likes to wait. What you may not have known, however, is that your slow internet connection could be detrimental to your health. If that raises a curious ...

Your Personal Information Is a Valuable Commodity

There have been a lot of articles all over the web, outlining the width and breadth of various data breaches, some of which have seen the hackers make off with tens, or ...

Android Update Allows Easy Language Translation

An interesting update to Google Translate just made it easier to use if you’re an Android user. Before the update, if you were reading something, and came across a language you didn’t ...

Will Your Next Virus Come From Your Microphone and Speakers?

It may sound like science fiction, but researchers have now proven that computer viruses can not only be transmitted via your computer’s audio system, they can even communicate with each other via ...

Will Viv Replace Siri in Upcoming iOS Devices?

You may not know the name Dag Kittlaus, but you almost certainly know his creation, Siri, which was the world’s first voice-based digital assistant. Since Siri’s creation and launch, most of the ...

Microsoft Password Share Feature Gets The Boot In Latest Update

Microsoft has made a number of good, smart, customer-centric moves lately, especially where Windows 10 is concerned. Their latest decision to quietly kill off a feature called WiFi Sense is a continuation ...

FDIC Data Breach May Have Put Personal Information At Risk

Yes, even the FDIC, the government agency that insures banks, is vulnerable to data breaches. In this instance, a cluster of internal breaches was reported recently as part of congressional oversight, where ...

Don’t Trust Tech Support Pop Ups; Call Us First

An old scam has recently gotten a facelift to make it less threatening, and it has proved to be devastatingly effective. You’ve probably run across scam sites offering technical support for your ...

Hard Drive Failures Account For Majority of Data Loss

If you’ve ever booted up your computer and gotten a cryptic “drive not found” message, you’re not alone. In fact, about one third of all data loss occurs because of this very ...

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Fraudulent Payments Are Hurting Venmo And Its Users

Fraudulent Payments Are Hurting Venmo And Its Users

The mobile payment platform Venmo (owned by Paypal) has a fraud problem.  That's not exactly new.  The company has struggled[...]
Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

Bad news for computer users everywhere.  Researchers at the University of California in Riverside have discovered that GPUs (Graphics Processing[...]
You Should Be Worried About Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

You Should Be Worried About Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

In the world of data security, cryptocurrency mining software is often overlooked or discounted as a threat because it doesn't[...]

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