Windows 11 offers various security settings that you can configure to enhance the protection

Windows 11 offers various security settings that you can configure to enhance the protection of your system. Here are some important security settings to consider: Windows Security: Windows 11 includes built-in security features and tools accessible through the Windows Security app. It provides antivirus, firewall, and other security settings. Ensure that Windows Security is up… Read More »

Montana Cybersecurity Grants of up to $8,000

Our organization has been added to the Montana Department of Commerce’s list of qualified MSPs eligible to apply for Cybersecurity Grants of up to $8,000. To apply for these grants, please visit The goal of the Cybersecurity Program is to provide much needed awareness regarding the threat of cybersecurity as well as monitoring, security,… Read More »

FBI Warning People To Stop Charging Their Phones

The FBI is warning people not to use free charging stations at airports, hotels or shopping centers because criminals can use the USB port to install malware and monitoring software onto your phone. Stacy Arruda, who spent 20 years working cyber security cases for the FBI, says the monitoring software can be dangerous.

Issues with OneDrive on Mac

To reset OneDrive on a Mac1. Quit OneDrive. (Select the cloud icon in the top tray, then select Settings > Quit OneDrive.)2. Find OneDrive in your Applications folder.3. Right-click OneDrive and select Show Package Contents.4. Browse to the Contents > Resources folder.5. Double-click ResetOneDriveApp.command (or ResetOneDriveAppStandalone.command, if you’re using the standalone app).6. Start OneDrive and… Read More »

Ransomware Group Claims Hack Of Amazon’s Ring

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts a victim’s files, making them inaccessible, and demands payment in exchange for the decryption key. Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly common and can be devastating for individuals and businesses alike. Amazon’s Ring is a line of home security products that includes video doorbells, security cameras, and… Read More »

If you have a DrayTek router do this now.

DrayTek routers have been known to be vulnerable to exploitation in the past, with various security flaws being discovered and exploited by attackers. Some of the most significant security issues that have been identified in DrayTek routers include: To protect against these vulnerabilities and ensure the security of their DrayTek routers, users should ensure that… Read More »

Smarter devices are increasingly coming into the home.

The development of the Internet of Things (IoT) has made it possible for devices such as smart speakers, smart thermostats, smart lighting, smart security cameras, and even smart refrigerators to connect to the internet and communicate with each other. These devices use sensors, cameras, and microphones to collect data and can be controlled using voice… Read More »

Microsoft’s A.I. chatbot, Xiaoice, is now available in the Bing app on iPhone and Android

devices. Xiaoice is an AI-powered virtual assistant that uses natural language processing and machine learning to have conversations with users. With Xiaoice in the Bing app, users can ask questions, get recommendations, and have casual conversations. The chatbot can also make jokes, tell stories, and even sing songs. Xiaoice was first launched in China in… Read More »

NSA Releases Best Practices For Securing Your Home Network

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network” Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today to help teleworkers protect their home networks from malicious cyber actors. “In the age of telework, your home network can be used as an access point for nation-state actors and cybercriminals to steal sensitive… Read More »