What Is Smishing (And How To Protect Yourself)
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Smishing is a new form of phishing that uses text messaging instead of email. It’s a growing problem worldwide, happening over 30 million times per day! Smishing scammers try to trick you into…

Don’t let your heart bleed over Heartbleed
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It’s a good thing when a technology vulnerability gets enough attention that it is patched quickly and methodically. However, it may also raise undue concern due to its complex nature an…

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We have had repeated reports on Netflix iOS apps not working on iOS devices in business networks since the last app update. This turned out to also be a problem in my own home network, where I…

Identity Theft Tactics – be aware and protect yourself
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Identity Theft is a horrible experience to go through. Just ask anyone who has been victimized. It can takes many years to arrive at a full recovery. So it makes sense to be vigilant about bei…

Easily protect yourself from widget jacking
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Do you roam with your laptop? Do you use hotspots or guest wireless networks? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then you need to read this. I know what you’re thinking: Ano…

New law accepts everyday activities
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If you’re like most of us, copyright laws are never easy to understand for those of us outside the legal profession. This is why for these topics we turn to the experts who know. David C…

The anatomy of a targeted email account hack
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“OMG! My email is hacked!” This is a true account of an email hack we’ve just witnessed and helped a client through. It all started with one of our client’s bank accoun…

What to do if You Become a Victim of the Canadian Police Enforcement Virus Scam
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Over the past couple of weeks, Nerds On Site has had several clients contact us for help in regards to one of the latest virus scams making the rounds – the Canada Police Enforcement Vir…

Meetings in the Cloud – comparing GoToMeeting with zoom.us
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Meetings in the cloud are easier than ever. Seeing the furrows in someone’s eyes or the expression after a comment or question carries tremendous value, especially when comparing it to t…