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Facebook Messenger Getting Feature To Help With Fake Accounts

It's no secret that there are legions of scammers and spammers haunting the virtual halls of Facebook.  As the world's largest and most influential social networking site, it's a natural target, ...

Open Database Exposes Info Of 340 Million People

Internet security researcher Vinny Trola recently made a huge and disturbing discovery.  A marketing firm called Exactis had left a massive database unsecured, allowing anyone who stumbled across it to access ...

Americans Want Local Governments To Spend More On Cyber Security

While a significant percentage of Americans are suspicious of government spending beyond the essentials, there's at least one notable exception, according to a recent survey conducted by SecurityFirst. A majority (74 ...

Apps In Gmail Have Full Access To Read Your Emails

File this one away under "watch your permissions."  It's recently come to light that an unknown number of third party apps have access to read emails sitting in your Gmail account. ...

Shopped At Adidas Website? Your Info May Have Been Compromised

Another week, another high-profile data breach.  This time, Adidas and their online store was the target. The company became aware of the incident on June 26th, and immediately began notifying "certain ...

Reducing Your Security Risk

Everyone talks about employee onboarding, but what about offboarding? Whether the change in employment is due to termination, a layoff, the end of a contract, or employee choice, the circumstance can ...

The Cost of IT Downtime

Infrastructure matters. When your network or applications unexpectedly fail or crash, IT downtime can have a direct impact on your bottom line and ongoing business operations. In some extreme cases, data ...

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Keeping your kids safe online is a topic that will always be relevant. Recently, Apple announced its new operating system, iOS 12, at its annual Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, ...

Tax Reform: Savings for Business Owners

The 20 and Ciardi Ciardi & Astin are hosting a tax reform webinar on Wednesday, June 27 at 12:00 PM CT with Stephen J. Slade, CPA that you don’t want to ...

Ransomware is Everywhere

Ransomware keeps appearing in headlines; attacking hospitals, banks, school districts, state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, as well as businesses of all sizes. Holy moly. This isn’t good. It’s reaching ...

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Microsoft Phasing Out 32Bit Windows 10 Support Starting With OEMs

Microsoft Phasing Out 32Bit Windows 10 Support Starting With OEMs

Be advised that Microsoft has announced it will begin phasing out support of the 32-bit version of Windows 10, beginning[...]
Home Chef Company Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

Home Chef Company Data Breach Affected 8 Million Customers

Are you a Home Chef customer? If so, be advised that the company recently announced a data breach. It was discovered[...]
iPhone Update Includes COVID-19 Contact Tracing And Mask Detection

iPhone Update Includes COVID-19 Contact Tracing And Mask Detection

The latest release of iOS and iPadOS (13.5) is out, and contains the usual variety of bug fixes and modest[...]

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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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