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Archive for March, 2020

JCrew Retailer Customers May Have Had Information Accessed

Another week, another data breach. This time, the target being US clothing retailer J. Crew. The company announced that sometime in April of 2019, an unknown group of hackers utilized a credential ...

New Android Malware Can Get Past Two-Factor Authentication

Since 2010, Google has been doing its part to help keep its massive user base safe. They introduced a small but critical service called Google Authenticator, which is used by a number ...

Mobile Internet Usage Continues To Rise According To Study

A few years ago, the people who track such things announced that the PC had been dethroned. They said a slight majority of people were turning to their phones as their primary ...

Facial Recognition Company Hacked, Leaking Billions Of Photos

Photos are a new kind of currency, and gaining in value. Clearview AI is a facial recognition startup used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies around the country. The company was hacked, ...

Google Translate Adds More Languages To Assist Communication

Every kid who grew up watching sci-fi has dreamed of the day when a Universal Translator would be available, making seamless communication possible and eliminating the language barrier entirely. That day hasn't ...

Emails Pretending To Be Secret Admirers Could Be Ransomware

Nemty Ransomware isn't an especially well-known threat, but it's dangerous and should not be discounted. Recently, researchers have discovered an ongoing spam-email driven campaign that's attempting to spread the ransomware far and ...

New Edge Browser Coming To Windows 10 Through Updates

Microsoft Edge has been changed and improved many times. It is now Chromium-based, and is one important step closer to widespread release. At present, the new browser is available to Windows 10 ...

Tax Information Theft Is On The Rise This Year

It's tax season, and if you're like many people, you make use of one of the numerous e-file platforms offered by TurboTax, TaxAct, and similar companies. Unfortunately, tax season also presents a ...

The New Microsoft Office App Looks Like A Winner

In November of 2019, Microsoft made an announcement and gave users an early look at a new unified Office app designed specifically for Android and iOS devices. The purpose, of course, was ...

Mobile Flash Storage Getting Faster To Accommodate 5G Rollout

Are you ready for the world of 5G? Even if you are, the available storage you have on your favorite devices may not be as robust as you'd like it to be. ...

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Windows 10 Updates Could Be Causing Printing Issues For Some

Windows 10 Updates Could Be Causing Printing Issues For Some

Last year, Microsoft seemed to struggle for a time with its monthly Windows 10 updates. We were treated to a[...]
What Businesses Can Do To Minimize Phishing Emails

What Businesses Can Do To Minimize Phishing Emails

If you had to guess, worldwide, how many phishing emails would you estimate are sent out every day, what would[...]
Tax Time Brings Out the Hackers

Tax Time Brings Out the Hackers

It's tax season once again! That, among other things, means that hackers and scammers are out in force, so beware! As[...]

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The genesis of Technology Advocates began on our Founder/President’s 15th birthday. Enthralled with the evolution of technology, Technology Advocates aims to streamline IT as part of day-to-day operations for small-to-medium size businesses. Our mission is to deliver the latest technology consulting, services, maintenance, and support as a highly cost-effective IT solution in order to maximize our clients’ productivity and profitability. Technology Advocates share commonalities with SMBs such as the entrepreneurial spirit, credentials symbolizing our level of expertise and sincere care for our end-clients. Technology is the pulse of today’s businesses and Technology Advocates ensures your business’ pulse continues to beat.

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