Category: Software

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Business Continuity and the Cost of Being Down

This is the story of a company whose email and website services went down for roughly 24 hours last month (until completely resolved). They are a valued GSWS client, and these were not services GSWS provided, nor something we were responsible for. In fact, we were the ones who discovered the interruption and were brought...

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Space Wars – Attack of the Clouds

Great article, explaining the benefits (and comparison) between Dropbox and Copy.com. Also gives atopis on how to get an extra space on either account at no additional costs. < Click Here For Full Article >

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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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Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website. But tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken...

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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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ESET Smart Security 6 Beta (32-bit)

ESET Smart Security6 is a preview build of ESET’s lightweight yet full-featured internet security suite. The package comes with everything you’d expect from this kind of tool. There’s a strong antivirus engine with effective real-time protection; a smart firewall detects and blocks remote attacks; web access and anti-phishing modules keep you safe online; and you...

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Free Ways to Recover Your Lost Phone or Laptop

A great article on free software available, to help track or find your mobile device (iPhone, Android, etc.) and/or laptop if it were to be lost/stolen. http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/11/13/free-ways-to-recover-your-lost-phone-or-laptop/#content