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It seems to be Apple’s turn in the data wars between “fast buck” artists and real companies. Apple iPhones/Pads are locking up all over Australia and the UK and being held for ransom by a scammer that has managed to gain control of the devices.  Apple has yet to comment but incidents in the US […]

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Last nite, an official PayPal blogpost contained nothing but a title…  “eBay, Inc. to Ask All eBay users to Change Passwords.”.  Which was quickly taken down only after being tweeted and posted to Facebook many times.  Later, Ebay reported on it’s own official blog that their corporate network security had been breached…  In late February […]

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February 16, 2014 @ 1:31 am | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News | Tags: No tags

The popular crowd source finance site Kickstarter was hacked!  In an email received today, Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler stated “On Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted us that hackers had sought and gained unauthorized access to some of our customers’ data.” Now, think about this for a second.  First, Kickstarter knew this […]

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February 11, 2014 @ 10:30 pm | Category:Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT | Tags: , ,

In January new installs of Windows XP outpaced new installs of Windows 8! Which, on it’s face, seems odd. Windows XP is 14yrs old, it’s “End of Life” is April 8, 2014. And more people are installing XP than Windows 8. Don’t believe me? Check out BetaNews for the raw info.  This is telling us […]

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August 21, 2013 @ 9:46 pm | Category:Sample category | Tags: , ,
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All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, […]

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March 13, 2013 @ 11:05 pm | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News | Tags: No tags

In every business there is always the “Oh Crap”! moment when a PC get’s infected with something.  And some more often than others.  What to do? Well, using a quality set of firewall/filters/anti-virus is part of the solution.  And more than likely the only parts of the solution you’ve heard about.  But, there’s a whole […]

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December 4, 2012 @ 12:30 pm | Category:Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News, News | Tags: No tags

Microsoft is having a difficult time with Windows8 and WindowsRT…  Companies and People arn’t buying it.  And, from the testing we’ve done so far, for good reason. But Microsoft is taking a decidedly interesting approach to slow sales of a product EVERYBODY has said they don’t need, don’t want, and they can’t really see any […]

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November 14, 2012 @ 1:07 pm | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News, News | Tags: No tags

It seems that AT&T is playing games with it’s new “Usage Billing” forumlas.  And it’s not pretty. We spotted this article on Slashdot today.  One that our customers that utilize AT&T services should be very concerned with.  You see, AT&T is now billing for how much data you consume.  Which, on it’s face, sounds reasonable.  […]

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November 8, 2012 @ 7:42 pm | Category:Kansas City Cloud IT, Kansas City Computer, Kansas City IT, Kansas City IT News, News | Tags: No tags

Yes, you heard me right.  And HotHardware.com is reporting it, and Microsoft is confirming it.  Windows8 paid applications contain advertising.  Right now ads f or Coca Cola, Ford, and Samsung have signed up (among others) that will  show up in applications (like Finaance, Weather, News, etc.). With a “normal” operating system and applications (that you […]

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It has come to our attention that there are serious flaws that have been identified in Sophos Anti-Virus by security researchers at Google. OPENRSM has never used, nor provided, Sophos Anti-Virus.  And it seems that our own internal evaluation to not provide or support Sophos has been sustained (for additional reasons) by Google. You can […]

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