WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release Resolves Potential Vulnerabilities – Update Your Sites Now! 

This just in! WordPress 3.9.2 is now available as a security release for all previous versions. It is strongly advised that you update your sites immediately, as this release focuses strongly on safety and security[…]

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500,000 Victims of Cryptolocker Can Finally Recover Files Without Paying a Ransom

In 2013 antivirus companies discovered a new ransomware known as Cryptolocker. Cryptolocker is a ransomware trojan that targets computers running Mirosoft Windows. Ransomware is the type of malware that restricts access to the computer system[…]

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Did you know most IT issues that cannot be found through preventative maintenance are at the workstation level?

These issues are quick and easy to fix, it’s simply a matter of having the right team of help desk professionals there to help you out. Vertical IT offers Help Desk Support Services to resolve issues and[…]

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Hold Security Reports A Russian Crime Ring Has Stolen Over a Billion Internet Passwords – Has Your IT Been Compromised?

Hold Security, a firm based in Milwaukee, has reported to the New York Times that they’ve discovered a massive theft of confidential data gathered from more than 420,000 websites, ranging from large household names to[…]

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Should You Use a Temporary Credit Card for Online Transactions?

After the recent series of scandals in the United States involving credit card data theft, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned retailers about a type of malicious software attacking point-of-sale (POS) systems, called “Backoff.”[…]

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5 Tips to Save you From a Printing Disaster

We’ve all been there, your printer runs out of ink when you need it the most causing you to resort to wacky colours for your professional document, or forcing you to take a drive to[…]

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Windows 7 and 8 Differences – Which Operating System Should You Choose?

Windows XP is officially over. Using Windows XP will now put you at greater risk of cyber threats because any new vulnerability will go unpatched.  So what are your options? You can make the switch[…]

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Lessons to Take From the IRS Email Disappearance Scandal

Conflicts in the IRS began May of 2013. Ex-IRS tax-exempt chief Lois Lerner felt the agency was unjustly scrutinizing applicants seeking tax breaks. Lerner stepped down, and is now in the center of a current[…]

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Why Two-Step Verification is Important Today & 4 Easy Ways of Producing a Strong Password

In the growing age of technology, almost all financial, business, and personal relations are handled online. What risk does this put our generation in? Are we at risk at all? The answer is, yes. We[…]

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Recent Study at Kaspersky Lab Shows Shocking Results! – Is Your Business Informed on Virtual Server Security Threats?

Virtual servers are becoming an on-going tool in the business enterprise world. They take the place of traditional servers that run only one operating system at a time. Instead, virtual servers contain multiple separate “software[…]

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