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Archive for December, 2018

Should I Shutdown My Computer Every Night?

Are you like me, where this question is routinely hanging out in the back of your mind every time you’re jumping on or off your computer? I finally broke down and ...

Amazon Accidentally Leaked Customer Names And Email Addresses

There's trouble brewing at Amazon, although details are sketchy about how much trouble there might be. Recently, the company sent the following message to some of its customers: "Hello, We're contacting you ...

Google Continues To Battle With Malware In Play Store

In recent months, Google has taken steps to tighten up its processes so that fewer poisoned apps find their way into the Google Play Store.  In addition to that, the company has ...

Fraudulent Payments Are Hurting Venmo And Its Users

The mobile payment platform Venmo (owned by Paypal) has a fraud problem.  That's not exactly new.  The company has struggled with fraud issues for a long time, but recently, things have gotten ...

Are Graphics Processing Units Vulnerable To Hacker Attacks?

Bad news for computer users everywhere.  Researchers at the University of California in Riverside have discovered that GPUs (Graphics Processing Units) are vulnerable to side-channel attacks like Spectre and Meltdown, which have ...

You Should Be Worried About Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

In the world of data security, cryptocurrency mining software is often overlooked or discounted as a threat because it doesn't do serious harm to the infected system. It bleeds off computing resources, ...

Officials Want To Know If Wireless Carriers Are Throttling Video

Remember earlier this year when net neutrality got killed off and everybody said it wouldn't matter? Well, it seems it might have mattered after all. Recently, three US Senators sent letters of ...

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Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

Popular Web Domain Registrar Hit With Data Breach

Do you have web domains registered with Web.com, Network Solutions or Register.com? If so, at least some of your data may[...]
Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

Non-Updated Android Phones Vulnerable To NFC Beaming Hacks

Has it been more than a month since you upgraded your Android OS? If so, you should make upgrading a priority. Just[...]
Google Chrome Users Should Update Immediately

Google Chrome Users Should Update Immediately

If you're using Google's Chrome browser to read this article, be advised that the company has announced the presence of[...]

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1 Huntington Road, Suite 803
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 621-7415

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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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