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Archive for August, 2018

Social Media App Filters Could Alter Beauty Perception

File this one away under "unintended consequences."  There's a newly emerging trend in the medical community called "Snapchat Dysmorphia" that's leaving plastic surgeons around the country to sound the alarm, and in ...

Survey Shows People Are Most Concerned About Data Theft

How seriously does the average consumer take data theft?  It's an interesting (and fair) question, and one that Radware recently attempted to answer when the company sent out surveys. They contacted more ...

PGA Golf Organization Gets Hit By Ransomware

These days, we expect giant corporations, government agencies and medical facilities to be the targets of hackers. However, golf is something new. According to a recent report from GolfWeek, the PGA's offices ...

Android Gets New OS Update Named Android Pie 

Android 9 is finally here, at least for some users.  As of today, if you have any of the following phones, you can get the latest update: The Google Pixel The Pixel ...

Back-to-School Tech Tips

Ah, August is here. And it’s back-to-school season where both students and parents are making plans for the big return. For some, technology plays a major role. So here are some ...

Microsoft Is Keeping Classic Skype, For Now

Microsoft recently found itself on the receiving end of more than a little user rage when they made significant changes to Skype, with the release of version 8.  The company's original plan ...

Reddit Users Advised To Reset Their Passwords

If you're a Reddit user, it's time to change your password.  According to the company, they recently discovered evidence of a hack that exposed all company data from the site's launch (2005) ...

Click Rates For Spam Emails Are Increasing

F-Secure recently published a new report, and their findings are disturbing. The click rates on spam emails increased to 14.2 percent for the second half of 2017, up from 13.4 percent reported ...

The Internet May Be Hurting Your Sleep

Can you imagine life without the always-on internet?  If you're like most people today, it's a simply indispensable tool, and the thought of suddenly being without it makes you shudder and brings ...

New Tools Help You Limit Your Social Media Time

Facebook and Instagram are rolling out new tools designed to help manage how much time you're spending on those two social media platforms. On Facebook, the new feature is called "your time ...

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Windows Bug Found To Cause Slow Startup

Windows Bug Found To Cause Slow Startup

  Microsoft recently published an important new support document relating to several Windows versions.     The document reads, in part, as follows: "After you[...]
Fake Voicemail Messages Tricking People Into Opening Malicious Content

Fake Voicemail Messages Tricking People Into Opening Malicious Content

Office 365 has been the target of an increasing number of ongoing phishing scams. The latest scam involves using fake voicemail[...]
Racoon Stealer Malware Is New One To Watch For

Racoon Stealer Malware Is New One To Watch For

There is a new form of malware that you and your staff need to be aware of. That's because it's[...]

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Since 2005, Managed IT Systems has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Atlanta and Athens areas. 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.

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