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Windows 7 End of Life Questions Answered

  Last year, Microsoft announced the “End of Life” for Windows 7.  This is the term that Microsoft uses to identify the period when the company will no longer support an operating system or application.  As a result, as ...

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Phishing Scam Prevention 101

According to Verizon, 30% of phishing messages get opened by targeted users.  In 2018, experts predicted phishing scams would cause damages exceeding $9 billion. This is a huge increase from the $5.3 billion in damages that occurred in ...

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Is Your Computer Sluggish?

Does your computer take a few seconds to catch up to your clicks or keystrokes?  Is it slow to startup?  Does it seem sluggish and take forever to retrieve a doc?  If the answer is yes, you are not alone.  RB’s Computer ...

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70 State & Local Governments Hit by Ransomware in 2019

  Over the last couple of years, I have reported in my blog about ransomware attacks and offered solutions to prevent them.  In one blog I highlighted a local health care provider in the Elk River, MN (read blog) that fell victim to ...

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Business Laptops vs Consumer Laptops

                    For many employees and business owners, the line between work lives and personal lives are blurred with “flextime,” work from home options or “out in ...

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Business Laptops vs Consumer Laptops

For many employees and business owners, the line between work lives and personal lives are blurred with “flextime,” work from home options or “out in the field.”  Because these lines are blurred, many employees and ...

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WhatsApp® Encrypts Text Messages

I have blogged extensively over the last couple years about proactive security measures one can take to protect themselves from Ransomware and hackers using a commercial firewall router, VPN’s, and upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10.  The ...

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