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Archive for February, 2020

Mandatory Two Factor Authentication Coming To Ring Devices

Finally, a smart device manufacturer is taking device security seriously, and that's great news indeed. You may recall reading about a serious issue with Ring security systems recently. The news was that ...

Google Docs Gets Smarter With Smart Compose Feature

Google continues to increase the versatility and usefulness of the G-Suite. This time they are adding the much anticipated Smart Compose feature to Google Docs, and it is now available to all ...

New Dangerous Malware Is Disguising Itself As Fortnite Launcher

LokiBot burst onto the scene in 2015, and has earned a reputation as being a powerful. This fearsome trojan is being distributed in a new way that poses a very real threat ...

Dashlane Password Manager Removed From Google For Privacy Issues

Do you use the Dashlane Chrome web extension to help you manage your passwords? If so, you're not alone. The extension has more than three million users based on download stats. Unfortunately, ...

Old School Virus Called KBOT Is Hitting Networks

There was a day when worms were once common, terrifying threats on the internet. In the early days of the world wide web, there were a number of famous attacks that were ...

Malware And Viruses On Apple/Mac Systems Are On The Rise

For most of Apple's history, the company has been able to cast itself as a safer alternative to Windows-based computers.Hackers tended to focus the bulk of their efforts on Wintel boxes (Windows ...

Windows 10X Will Assist With Folding Screens And Dual Monitors

A lot of people raise a curious eyebrow when they hear the term Windows 10X for the first time. It's a bit of a niche product, but it is interesting. In recent ...

Dangerous New Trojan Can Infect Systems Through Wifi

If you're not already familiar with the Emotet trojan, it deserves a special spot on your radar. It's one of the most dangerous forms of malware in the world today. Their success ...

CoronaVirus Scare Is Being Used By Scammers To Trick People

There is no low that hackers and scammers won't stoop to. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning about a worldwide scam in progress relating to fears surrounding the ...

New Windows 10 Search Issue May Just Require A Reboot

On February 5th, after the latest Windows 10 update, many users found that they were unable to make use of the search function built into the operating system. The most common result ...

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Surge In Ransomware Continues In 2020, Targeting Healthcare

Surge In Ransomware Continues In 2020, Targeting Healthcare

The year 2020 could well be described as the Year of Ransomware. Security researchers around the globe who monitor such things[...]
New Updates For Office 365 Will Include Phishing Protection

New Updates For Office 365 Will Include Phishing Protection

Are you an Office 365 user? If so, be aware that Microsoft is adding some powerful new protections to the[...]
Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

What do you primarily use your PC for? It's a more important question than you might think, because different use[...]

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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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