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Mayors Conference resolves to stop paying ransoms to hackers

  In an effort to "de-incentivize" hackers attacking municipalities with an increasing amount of ransomware the U.S. Conference Mayors issued a resolution to stop paying ransoms. At least 170 county, city, or state government systems have experienced a ransomware...

Using data to understand customers comes with responsibilities

Using data to gather insights about your customers is the hot new thing. Everyone wants to understand their clients' behavior to boost purchasing. But collecting data comes with responsibilities. There are regulations that will take a bite out of your business if you...

Creator of computer password, shared computing, dies at 93

Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that the man who invented the computer password in the mid-1960s passed away July 12. Fernando Corbató, also known as "Corby," was a professor emeritus at MIT. He received the Association of Computing Machinery’s Turing...

Google’s virtual assistant recording requests and conversations

Google Home is recording you. Belgian public broadcaster VRT News posted a 12-minute video report on its site (with English subtitles) showing how Google Home is recording requests and other comments made in its presence. The story said Google Home records the...

We provide great IT support – just ask our customers

We love reviews like this! We strive to provide excellent IT support for our customers through our Live Help Desk. Our trained professionals know your systems and your software, and what tickets you've had in the past. We feature some of our customer reviews in our...

Ransomware affiliated sales rep announces “retirement”

If you were a victim of GandCrab ransomware - and reports say many people were last year - don't read this. It will make your blood boil. Security Journalist Brian Krebs reports that he did some online digging, and figured out who might be behind the sales of the very...

Affordable Managed IT Service Offered by ImageQuest

A solid technology infrastructure is the backbone of any company. However, hiring the right IT people is a complicated, time-consuming, and costly endeavor. ImageQuest helps companies take the guesswork out of their information security by offering an affordable...