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Pain Free or Free Pain?

On July 29, Microsoft’s Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends. Many people are asking: Should you upgrade?

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When Attackers Come Knocking

Earlier this year, we discovered that an angry ex-employee at one of our customer’s organization tried to guess the CEO’s password more than 300 times. The day he was fired, he went to work trying to crack the CEO’s password. What if he had been able to break in? It would have been devastating for […]

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Microsoft Using Your Computer To Deliver Software

Microsoft built a feature into Windows 10 called Delivery Optimization. Your computer may deliver and receive apps and patches to and from computers belonging to complete strangers. Your computer becomes a server to deliver patches and apps to people on the Internet. Though it is likely enabled on your computers, you can turn this feature […]

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