This article gives you a couple different methods to check your system uptime. This can be helpful if you’re trying to determine if a reboot has recently been applied to your system. https://www.technipages.com/windows-10-how-to-see-system-uptime
Two Factor Authentication is a security process in which the user is required to verify their identity through two separate steps. Instead of just a password Two Factor Authentication (2FA) asks the user to go through an additional step, such as; a location factor, knowledge factor, possession factor, inherence factor, or time factor. This second […]
Thousands of walkouts and rallies worldwide regarding climate change have resulted in several tech giants, such as Google and Amazon, supporting the cause and vowing to make efforts to minimize their carbon footprints. Jeff Bezos of Amazon stated that his company would completely reduce or offset it’s carbon dioxide emissions by 2040. this pledge included […]
If you’ve installed KB4515384 patch, you’ll have to choose between uninstalling it, or living without search: “Until Microsoft issues a fix, you’re going to have to either choose between Cortana and search causing spikes in your CPU usage, or applying the latest patch and losing search altogether. In our view, we’d rather sacrifice search in […]
The NSA released an advisory urging people to update and patch their Windows computers which could still be vulnerable to the “BlueKeep” exploit. ” CVE-2019-0708, dubbed “BlueKeep,” is a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop (RDP) protocol. It is present in Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003 and 2008, and although Microsoft has issued a patch, […]
A recent update for Windows 10 changes the default for USB drive removal so that they work the way most people use them, or at least want to use them. Instead of having to select “Safely Remove Hardware” in order to ensure that the data on your USB drive doesn’t get corrupted, Windows will make […]
This type of data breach seems increasingly common. While larger companies are bigger targets and make the news, All businesses need to take security seriously. https://www.cnet.com/news/malware-may-have-stolen-2-million-us-restaurant-diners-credit-card-details/
https://www.wired.com/story/asus-software-update-hack/ While we’ve only seen references to ASUS laptops being affected. If the same update software is used on desktop machines then the same malware issue could apply. ASUS has released a diagnostic tool you can get here.
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