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What is Ransomware?

Published on May 14, 2017 By dgreenbaum

You might have heard in the news about companies getting hit with “ransomware”.  In particular medical offices like chiropractors and psychologists are major targets.  We see the same thing with our Lawrence, Topeka and Kansas City computer repair clients. The nutshell is your computer gets some kind of virus.  Instead of just messing up your […]

Backup checkups and Peace of Mind for only $25

Published on January 20, 2014 By dgreenbaum

Our clients know we are a big believer in backups and we’ve got a great deal going to start the new year out right. Whether it’s photos, emails, contacts, financial data, movies, music or plain old word processing items, the reason you use a computer often is to store stuff, and no hard drive lasts […]

Cryptolocker: the most dangerous virus ever created (not a hoax)

Published on January 5, 2014 By dgreenbaum

Although we haven’t had a client yet with this virus, it’s the scariest and most damaging virus I’ve encountered in my entire professional career and I’ve been there since the beginning http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/winvir.shtml This article explains how it works and a a more detailed explanation here but basically you download the virus via an attachement or […]

How to protect against Google Death: The one phone call that can destroy your business (part 3 of 3)

Published on February 10, 2013 By dgreenbaum

The past few blog posts I’ve been talking about “Google Death”–when Google gives you the message “We do not currently support this location” and how missing one call (and being the top search result for computer repair lawrence ks) nearly destroyed my business. One of the key factors is I knew this content didn’t belong […]

Backing up your computer: Apple After Hours series

Published on June 13, 2011 By dgreenbaum

I’ll admit I’ve never watched “Sex and the City”. Seriously. However, when the show was popular, clients kept telling me of this episode about backups and I finally found the video on Youtube Most of our computer skills we learn or figure out for ourselves. We stumble through and maybe take a class or two, […]

The real cost of computer threats to your business

Published on October 11, 2010 By dgreenbaum

Entrepreneur magazine lead me to this interesting study by Symantec about the real costs of security threats to business. Of course the study was commissioned by a security company, but the statistics are consistent with other reports. The numbers that stood out to me: –47% of businesses don’t back up their data. That’s just amazing. […]

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