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Archive for April, 2017

Watch Your Blog Comments, Or Risk Getting Flagged

If you participate in blog conversations, then you’ve probably heard of Disqus. It’s the largest and most well-known blog commenting software on the web today, used by a variety of news media ...

Telephone Scammers Get Tricky By Recording “Yes,” Using It Against You

What’s old is new again. In the days before the internet, scammers frequently weaponized the telephone, but now, that’s considered old school. While telephone scams still exist, they’re not nearly as common ...

Privacy Concerns Over Microsoft Data Sharing

Microsoft hasn’t been making many friends, thanks to its rather invasive data collection policies. In fact, the sheer amount of data the company collects on you via Windows 10 is nothing short ...

In-App Purchases By Kids May Get Refunded By Amazon

Amazon has been in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission since 2014 for not warning parents that the free apps they let their kids play with can be used to authorize ...

Health Care Employees Have Big Problems With Data Security

Over the past two years, the hackers of the world have begun to shift focus. Previously, their preferred targets had been big credit card companies, and all over the dark web, interested ...

Scam of the Week: It's Not a WhatsApp Voice Mail!

Criminal hackers are constantly trying to trick people into clicking on links or open attachments they did not ask for. Their new "scam of the week" is to send you an email ...

Hacking Over WiFi Threat Prompts iOS And Android Updates

If you use either an Android or Apple smartphone, which describes approximately 100% of the world’s smartphone-using population, then you’ll want to pay close attention to the security updates that both Google ...

Facial Recognition Has Major Flaw On New Samsung Phone

Samsung, the world’s largest cellphone manufacturer, has a problem with their flagship offerings, the new S8 and S8+ devices. Both were released with a new facial recognition software the company used as ...

Lie, lie, lie!

Social engineering is big business. What is it? Figuring out who you are and then using that information to make money off of it. People list password challenge and identity verification ...

Will Your Laptop Battery Last As Long As They Say?

If you have a laptop, you’ve probably noticed that your laptop’s battery doesn’t seem to last as long as the manufacturer says it will. Maybe you just figured you were a power ...

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Officials Want To Know If Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video

Officials Want To Know If Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video

Remember earlier this year when net neutrality got killed off and everybody said it wouldn't matter? Well, it seems it[...]
Microsoft Fixes October Windows 10 Update

Microsoft Fixes October Windows 10 Update

As you probably heard, Microsoft's October update of Windows 10 was a bit of a disaster.  Sure, it updated your[...]
Most Travelers Are Oblivious To Security Risks During Travel

Most Travelers Are Oblivious To Security Risks During Travel

Over the course of the holiday season this year, more than half of the working adults in the United States[...]

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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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