Video: The 15 Worst Data Breaches of the 21st Century. 

​If you thought “The Lord of the Rings” had nothing to do with Information Technology… think again.  Have you seen or read “The Lord of the Rings”? If so, recall the overarching theme of how something as seemingly tiny and insignificant as the One Ring could cause such vast conflict and chaos across Middle-Earth. Or…

Protecting Your “Internet of Things”

The WannaCry/Crypt attacks were a major wake-up call to the IT world that we are highly vulnerable when we’re careless. The ransomware attack should theoretically have failed, because the most recent Windows updates released a full month or two before the attack contained fixes which prevented WannaCry from working. So of course, in theory, everybody’s…

Microsoft to End Win 7, 8.1 Updates for Newer Systems.

As Computer World has pointed out, Microsoft is preparing to stop providing updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 to computers running on the latest hardware, specifically Intel and AMD 7th-Gen processors. While the intention was first announced at the beginning of 2016, only recently has evidence surfaced suggesting that the policy will soon be enforced.…