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Archive for August, 2018

Android Malware Could Access Your Pictures And Calls

Android users have a new threat to contend with, according to a sixteen-page whitepaper outlining a new malware strain. The paper was published by a group of security researchers working for Bitdefender. ...

Survey Shows Teens Are Concerned About Their Screen Time

According to a recent survey conducted by Pew Research Center, 54 percent of teens say that they spend too much time on their cellphones. Acknowledging you have a problem is the first, ...

Encrypted Chats Are Now Available In Skype

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it had entered into a partnership with Open Whisper Systems, the makers of the Signal app.   The purpose of the partnership was to bring Signal's open ...

Gmail Releases New Confidential Mode 

Google has introduced a new Gmail feature called "Confidential Mode," which seeks to make sending and receiving important or sensitive emails more secure.  Unfortunately, it may have inadvertently created as many problems ...

If You Use Photoshop, Update Immediately

Do you use Photoshop? Does anyone who works for you use it?  If so, you'll want to apply the latest security patch immediately. Two new vulnerabilities were discovered after the release of ...

New Intel Vulnerability Named Foreshadow Found

Intel has had a tough time of things so far this year.  The most recent trouble stems from yet another newly discovered security flaw in the company's processors, bearing the inelegant name ...

Macs Can Be Hacked With Synthetic Dismissal On Warning Boxes

Depending on the lens you view him through, Patrick Wardle (former hacker for the NSA and macOS security expert) is either your best friend or your worst nightmare. Most people (whether fans ...

Fax Machines Might Be Gateway To Next Hacker Attack

Nothing bad could possibly happen to your company's network if the only piece of information the hackers have is your fax number, right? Unfortunately not, according to recent research by employees at ...

Cortana May Have Flaw Allowing Unauthorized System Access 

Researchers at McAfee have demonstrated a method that hackers could use to perform an end-run around Cortana and access data, run malicious code, or even change a locked computer's password.  In this ...

Android Still Tracking Users With Location History Turned Off

According to Google's support page on the matter, disabling your phone's "Location History" in your phone's privacy settings will prevent Google from tracking every move you make. The support page reads as ...

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5 Managed Service Provider Benefits That Will Help Your Day-to-Day Activities

5 Managed Service Provider Benefits That Will Help Your Day-to-Day Activities

As a small business owner, you know how much your daily work life is all about constantly changing and making[...]
It’s a dream-come-true for hackers and phishers – 5 tips to be prepared for remote workers

It’s a dream-come-true for hackers and phishers – 5 tips to be prepared for remote workers

I have to admit, these uncertain times are causing us here at Monroy IT Services to evaluate all our expenses[...]
How We're Expecting Artificial Intelligence to Influence Cloud Computing in 2020

How We're Expecting Artificial Intelligence to Influence Cloud Computing in 2020

The age of artificial intelligence (AI) is already upon us, taking over many functions that were once relegated to humans.[...]

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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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