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Archive for September, 2016

Software Bug Causes Recall Of Millions Of GM Vehicles

GM has given the world a first: a recall of up to four million of the vehicles it has manufactured. Of course, recalls are nothing new, especially in the auto industry. However, ...

Huge Yahoo Breach Affects More Than Half A Billion Accounts

The hackers have struck again, and this time, they seem to have hit the Mother Lode. Yahoo recently announced that they’ve been hacked, and that at least a half a billion user ...

Use STRONG Passwords!

Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three ...

Apple Wants To Teach Kids To Code With New App

It’s never too early to start learning to code. There’s a lot to learn, and the field is extremely fluid and dynamic, so starting early is a sure way to get ahead ...

New Virus Poses As Dropbox Invoice

Dropbox is no stranger to hacking attacks, and in recent months, they’ve been made a target once again. In this instance, hackers have launched a phishing campaign aimed at Dropbox users. They ...

SSD Drives Are Becoming The Standard For Laptops

Since their initial release, the smart money has been betting on the idea that SSD (Solid State Drives) would ultimately replace the aging, conventional hard drive as the storage medium of choice, ...

Need A Bank Account? Take A Selfie

Banks are embracing technology in new and innovative ways, or at least, some of them are. One of the biggest headaches and hassles of dealing with a bank comes when you want ...

Running Linux? You May Be Next For A Ransomware Attack

Typically, people running some flavor of Linux have little to fear from the hacking community. By and large, Linux users have been ignored or passed by in favor of other targets. Unfortunately, ...

iOS Users: Apple Says Update Immediately

There is a large and growing body of evidence that hackers and their attacks are increasing in sophistication. Hardly a month goes by that there isn’t a headline somewhere in the world ...

Working from home? DON'T! Until you read this...

If you plan on catching up on some work from home AND you're using a personal device such as a smartphone or personal laptop - DON'T! Unless your personal device is covered ...

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Google Hangouts Will Close And Transfer To Hangouts Chat

Google Hangouts Will Close And Transfer To Hangouts Chat

This is just a reminder for anyone using Google Hangouts. The company is moving forward with its plans to discontinue[...]
Chrome Extensions Are Being Targeted For Hacks

Chrome Extensions Are Being Targeted For Hacks

If you're like most people, no matter how careful you are when you surf the web, you seldom think to[...]
Windows Vulnerability Found Using VCard Files 

Windows Vulnerability Found Using VCard Files 

There's a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10 you need to be aware of.  As with all zero-day threats, this[...]

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Since 2007, Monroy IT Services has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the greater San Antonio and Hill Country areas. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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