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  • Cryptolocking Ransomware – Good times. Not.

    NOT entertaining. Ransomware. There is an increasing number of customers that call nowadays about ransomware virus attacks on their computers. Knock on wood, only one of our computer repair technicians has truly run across this specific virus in actuality. All others have been the more normal FBI virus variety of malware which can be resolved […]

  • XP EOL – Time to Upgrade – or Switch?

    THIS week sees the last batch of bug fixes and security patches that Microsoft will issue for Windows XP. After April 8th, computers using the 13-year-old operating system will continue to work just fine, but all technical support for XP—whether paid or otherwise—will cease. In a change of heart, Microsoft has at least agreed to […]

  • Alas poor XP, I knew him…

    An OS of infinite jest, of most excellent utile: he hath borne me on his back hundreds of thousands of times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! It is with great sorrow, I must start bidding my old friend, Windows XP, goodbye. BTW, so sorry William Shakespeare for skewering (though I controlled […]

  • Testing WordFence Falcon Caching Engine

    I was adding a post to a site with a third-party app and ran up on a “xml-rpc services are disabled on this site” message when I tried to post.  Odd.  I thought XML-RPC was ENABLED by default and we no longer really had the easy opportunity to shut it off.  I know I didn’t […]