Author Archives: Andy Sakellarios

Some Computer Dos and Don’ts

DO • Regularly scan and defragment your hard drive. • Use canned, compressed air to clean out your keyboard, mouse and computer CPU. • Use the application’s uninstaller (or Windows’ Programs & Features utility) to remove programs. • Regularly clean up the contents of your temporary Internet files. • Check to […]

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201 CMR 17.00 Standard for the protection of personal information of residents of the Commonwealth

Do you accept credit cards? Do you store customer information? Do you store information on your employees? There are many considerations related to Information Security. Start the process now to become compliant with the new MA regulations (201 CMR 17). Non compliance will result in significant penalties to your business […]

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What are Parasites?

‘Parasite’ is a shorthand term for “unsolicited commercial software” — that is, a program that gets installed on your computer which you never asked for, and which does something you probably don’t want it to, for someone else’s profit. The parasite problem has grown enormously recently, and many millions of […]

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Malware…explained

Malware, which is tech-jargon for malicious software, is menacing software authored by clever programmers to covertly download itself on to your computer through sly Internet means, and then perform secret operations without the owner’s informed consent. Usually they will “piggyback” on innocent-looking web page components or web searches and otherwise-benign […]

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Avoid System Crashes

Did you know most system crashes can be avoided?  Most of our service calls regarding failed systems, which cause a tremendous amount of down time and income loss, could have been avoided had there been a maintenance plan in place. Early detection of problems will help decrease the amount of […]

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