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Archive for July, 2020

G-Suite Users Get New Security Features

Are you a G-Suite user? If so, we have great news! Recently, Google rolled out a number of exciting new features to enhance both the usability of the G-Suite and its security. ...

Covid-19 Researchers Come Under Attack By Hackers

A number of prominent hacking groups made a gentleman's agreement with research labs that are attempting to develop a vaccine for the deadly COVID-19 virus currently ravaging the planet. The agreement was ...

Android Users Beware Of BlackRock Malware Credential Stealer

Do you have an Android phone? If so, be advised that there's a new threat to be on the lookout for. The threat takes the form of a malware strain that's being ...

Amazon Echobud Consumers Should Update Due To Overheating Issue

Do you own a pair of Amazon's Echo Buds? If so, and in case you didn't get an email from the company, be advised that Amazon recently discovered a potential safety risk. ...

Some High-Profile Twitter Accounts Were Recently Hacked

An as-yet unidentified hacker pulled off quite a heist on Twitter recently. He (or she) gained access to a Twitter Admin account, and used that access to rapidly take control of a ...

New Image Format Will Soon Get Browser Support

In 2015, a new image format was born of a collaboration between Cisco, Google, and Xiph.org. Dubbed AVIF, the format is based on the Av1 video codec. It is royalty-free and widely ...

Latest Microsoft Update Provides Some Needed Bug Fixes

If you aren't normally in the habit of installing updates when companies release them, you'll probably want to make an exception for KB4484439. It is a non-security update for Windows Installer editions ...

Don’t Fall For Office 365 Zoom Notification Phishing Email

Do you use Microsoft Office 365? Do you also use Zoom? If so, be advised that there's a new phishing campaign designed with you specifically in mind, the goal of which is ...

Corporate Internet Users Watch Out For Conti Ransomware

Although you may not be familiar with the name, a strain of ransomware called "Conti" is surging in popularity on the Dark Web and seeing a rapidly growing number of installations, so ...

Windows 10 Might Get Rid Of Control Panel Feature

All things end eventually, and in the years since Microsoft's Windows has existed, the OS has undergone a great many changes. Most for the better, but some that have met with unexpected ...

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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[...]
New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

Security researchers at Netlab have recently reported on their discovery of a terrifying new botnet on the web. Dubbed HEH, this[...]

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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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