Category: News

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Yahoo Email Hacked Again, Over 1 Billion Accounts Compromised

Here’s the article GSWS has submitted for the San Diego County Optometric Society January 2017 newsletter (The San Diego View) ‘The Tech Corner’. YAHOO EMAIL SERVICES GET HACKED AGAIN, OVER 1 BILLION ACCOUNTS COMPROMISED By Dave Tuckman from Golden State Web Solutions, Inc. (www.GSWS.com) Happy New Year to everyone! We traditionally start New Year’s articles with...

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Happy Holiday Hours

To give all of our employees a chance to relax and celebrate the holidays, GSWS will be closed Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. We hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday season with your family and friends. Thanks so very much for your understanding and patronage throughout 2016! The GSWS Team

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Happy Holidays !!!

From everyone here at GSWS, we want to wish you a wonderful holiday season and all the best wishes into the new year. Thank you for the trust, confidence and opportunities you have placed with us all these years. It is very much appreciated. Happy Holidays! Is this e-mail displaying properly? If not, VIEW IT...

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Disable Java? Here’s how, after US agency warns of software ‘vulnerability.’

With an eye on the security of millions of Internet users, the US Department of Homeland Security is advising Americans to temporarily disable Java, a software commonly used in Web-browser programs. It’s not that Java itself contains a malicious computer virus. The problem is what the agency calls a software “vulnerability,” a kind of open...

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Google Plans To Kill Its Popular Postini Spam Filtering Service

Google recently announced that Postini will be eliminated as a stand-alone service.  Postini customers are being asked to migrate to Google Apps in order to continue receiving Postini-like email protection. If you prefer not to migrate to Google Apps, consider migrating to the Barracuda Email Security Service.  BESS is an affordable cloud based service that...

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How to protect yourself from identity theft (for free)

It’s a bad time to be living in South Carolina if you value your privacy. A hacker struck the South Carolina Department of Revenue and stole 3.6 million Social Security numbers and data from 387,000 credit and debit card accounts. The sad part is that this was the third successful attack in two months! That...

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France eyes ‘Google Tax’ for French websites

French President Francois Hollande is considering a pushing for a new tax that would see search engines such as Google have to pay each time they use content from French media. Hollande discussed the topic with Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, during a meeting in Paris on Monday. Hollande says the rapid expansion of...

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Microsoft unveils free preview version of Windows 8 OS

Microsoft on Thursday rolled out a near-complete version of its new operating system Windows 8 for consumers to try out, another key step in the company’s effort to reboot its flagship software for a computing era dominated by mobile gadgets such as Apple’s iPhone. Microsoft in recent months has launched early test editions of Windows...

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