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Archive for June, 2018

Study Shows People Prefer Alternatives Over Passwords

File this one away under "confirming things we already knew."  A recent study conducted jointly by Blink and Trusona confirmed that people just don't like passwords very much. Their study tracked ...

New Trick Lets Hackers Bypass Office 365 Email Security

What's old is new again. Hackers have recently begun re-deploying a decade-old trick called 'ZeroFont' to get around Microsoft's security filters and deliver phishing and spam emails to Office 365 email ...

Data Privacy Rights for Your Cellphone Location

If you’re in the U.S. and concerned about data privacy, you can now breathe a sigh of relief. The nation’s highest court ruled last week that cellphone location data is protected ...

Majority Of Web Apps Found To Have Security Vulnerabilities 

How many web apps do you have on your phone?  Probably a ton.  Here's something you likely didn't know.  Based on the latest research from Positive Technologies, nearly half of them ...

Google Cracking Down On 3rd Party Browser Extension Installs

Malicious code can wind up on your PC or phone by any number of roads.  Companies do their best to guard the digital passes, but invariably, things get missed and the ...

Another Vulnerability Found In Intel CPU’s

More bad news for Intel. Yet another security flaw has been identified in the processors the company makes.  This one is so newly discovered that the full technical details have yet ...

Tech Tip #1: Save the Date: Microsoft Products End of Life

  There are one of two reactions every person gets when they get a save-the-date card in the mail. They either are ...

The U.S. Is The Most At Risk Nation For Cyber Attacks

Being "number 1" isn't always a good thing.  Rapid7 has just published their third annual "National Exposure Index," and unfortunately, the United States has the dubious honor of being the nation ...

Yahoo Messenger Will Shut Down In July

It's the end of the line for Yahoo Messenger.  As of July, it will be no more, marking the end of an era. The announcement comes just six months after AIM ...

The Importance of Data Privacy

The title seems a bit obvious, right? Of course data privacy is important.  I mean, how could not keeping your data private be a good thing? Spoiler alert: it can’t. There’s ...

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Windows 10 Adoption Continues To Grow 

Windows 10 Adoption Continues To Grow 

Windows 10 is far and away the fastest growing version of the OS in the company's history.  It recently hit[...]
Government Payment Processor Exposes Data On Millions Of Americans

Government Payment Processor Exposes Data On Millions Of Americans

If you use the GovPayNet portal, be advised that your personal information is currently at risk. Although at this point,[...]
Google’s Emergency Location Service Improves 911 Response

Google’s Emergency Location Service Improves 911 Response

Google is making a small but pivotal change as it relates to calls placed to 911 operators.  Having recently finalized[...]

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Since 1999, Meeting Tree Computer has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Hudson Valley area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.