Riviera Beach Ransomware

Riviera Beach Ransomware

After a computer outage of almost a month, Riveira Beach in Florida has decided to give into Ransomware demands and pay $600,000 to – hopefully – get their files back.   No Backups? Does no small US based city have the inclination or budget to have offsite...

Don’t Be A Fool

World Backup Day is March 31st – the day before April Fools Day. Don’t want to look like a fool? Get an automatic backup plan in place! What To Back Up? In a word: Everything. This includes: DesktopDocumentsPicturesVideosEmails You may have other special...

The Ransomware Solution

Yet another news story this morning about a school hit with Ransomware and paying the $28,000 extortion fee. It’s not a matter of pay the ransom or lose files. A ransomware solution exists, right now, that will protect you and cost less than paying the...

Out of Office

Having an automated response while away has been a staple of modern communication technology for years now, especially in the business world. When we’re away, we need our contacts to know that so they don’t think they’re being ignored! It’s...

Should I switch to IMAP?

IMAP or POP for my Email? What’s the difference? Should I care?   This is a question I get asked a lot as an IT Specialist. It’s best answered by explaining the difference between IMAP and POP. But before I can explain the difference, lets have a...