This morning I received a phishing email supposedly from QuickBooks, warning me that I would no longer be able to access my QuickBooks without first downloading their new Intuit Security Tool. I see some of you smirking already, and you’re right – I wasn’t fooled for a moment. But think of how many non-techies WILL be fooled by such an email?
CBC has a very interesting article on it’s website with some stats about Small Businesses in Canada. Here are some of the facts. The rest of the article can be found here.
This morning I received a phishing email supposedly from QuickBooks, warning me that I would no longer be able to access my QuickBooks without first downloading their new Intuit Security Tool. Think of how many non-techies WILL be fooled by such an email? This email was sent from a hacked website, and it reminded me [...]
Here are a couple of apps that were suggested for us to feature in the past month. Geoff Heys suggested “Downcast” in the comments. “It allows me to subscribe to podcasts and download episodes without needing to sync with iTunes on a compute,” he said. “A big step forward to “untethering”. According to the description [...]
As all nerds (and non-nerds) should be, I try to be security-conscious everywhere. One of the ways I stay aware on my MacBook Air is to use a little tool called Little Snitch, which I strongly recommend. Steve Jobs’ last keynote included a tour of Apple’s new Data Centre and we assumed Apple, in its [...]
[this post is from Dennis Houseknecht, a Nerd in Virginia, USA] QR codes are popping up everywhere – and they are very convenient. Not surprisingly, they are also an opportunity to send users to malicious websites. This is a significant risk, especially for Android users. Whether you love and Android or “not-so-much”, there is not [...]
[thanks to Mike Duffy from Nerds On Site Calgary for this post] Nerds On Site NOW offers “Time Well Scheduled” your Business Schedule & Pay Roll Solution. Time Well Scheduled is a Fully Tailored Time and Attendance program that can; Increase Profitability, Reduce Payroll Administration Costs, Reduce Time Spent and Simplify Employee Scheduling, Increase Employee [...]
A client of ours had a concern about an email he had gotten regarding his domain name, and once helped by our team, shared some kind comments today. “Greatly appreciate you looking into this for us. This demonstrates the difference between leaving your domain names in the hands of well meaning amateurs verses having your [...]