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Archive for June, 2020

Survey Shows How Employees Working Remotely Affects Business

Tens of millions of workers have been forced to work from home as the COVID-19 virus rampages around the globe. That has naturally increased reliance on internet connectivity and disrupted a number ...

Microsoft Issues Update To Fix User Printing Problems

Microsoft hasn't had great luck with its Windows 10 updates in recent months. Often, in their quest to improve the OS in one area, they inadvertently break something else. The company's June ...

Major T-Mobile Outage Was Not A DDOS Attack

Rumors were recently swirling around cellphone carrier T-Mobile. Fears were running rampant that a massive DDOS attack may be underway on the heels of a major outage. The rumors spread like wildfire ...

Intel Steps Up Game With CPU-Level Malware Protection

Tech companies both big and small are always looking for new ways to protect their customers from the threat of malware.While that's not something that hardware vendors are known for, Intel has ...

Update Fix For VLC Media Player Security Bug Now Available

Do you use the VLC Media Player to watch downloaded movies and other videos? If so, be aware that researchers have discovered a serious security flaw in the code that allows for ...

Credit Card Data Breach Affects Popular Jewelry And Accessory Store

Claire's Jewelry and Accessories is the latest company to fall victim to hackers. According to a recent disclosure made by the company, both the retail giant's main website, and the website of ...

Watch Out for Fake YouTube Channels Asking For Bitcoin

A group of highly organized scammers have commandeered a pair of Youtube channels and renamed them to "SpaceX Live" and "SpaceX" in order to capitalize on the popularity of Elon Musk and ...

Thanos Ransomware May Get Around Certain Security Systems

In 2019, a new strain of ransomware called Thanos burst onto the scene and has since been spreading quietly and seeing increased adoption by hackers around the world. The code has been ...

Internet Based Devices May Have Issues Following SSL Certificate Expiration

Recently, a number of Roku streaming channels mysteriously stopped working, leaving customers scratching their heads trying to figure out what went wrong. After some research, Roku's support staff discovered that the issue ...

Nintendo Switch User Information Breach Affected Over 300,000 Users

A couple of months ago, Nintendo announced that their Switch gaming and live streaming service had been hacked, and as a result, some 160,000 user accounts had been compromised. As the company ...

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Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

What do you primarily use your PC for? It's a more important question than you might think, because different use[...]
Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Do you own a newer HP laptop? If so, do you make use of the HP Battery Health Manager? If[...]
Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Hackers are relentless when it comes to testing the boundaries of software for potential weaknesses to exploit. It seems that an[...]

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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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