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Major Security Flaw Discovered In Intel Processors

There's some bad news if you own a computer driven by an Intel processor.  Recently, a dangerous, catastrophic security flaw has been discovered in Intel's X86-64 architecture that allows hackers to ...

Older iPhones Are Being Purposefully Throttled, According To Apple

Not long ago, observant Reddit users noted and began discussing a curious phenomenon. It appeared that older iPhones were unexpectedly slowing down, and no one could name the reason why. It caught ...

Corporate Attacks On The Rise Through Vulnerable Printers

Few things are more ubiquitous in an office environment than printers. Of course, these days, most printers are much more than simply that. They can also scan, copy and even send emails. ...

2017 List Of Most Used Passwords Released

SplashData has released their latest annual report on the most commonly used passwords.  Unfortunately, the more things change, the more they stay the same. By now, everyone knows that the number of ...

Apple Might Be Working On Universal Apps Across Mac, iOS

Apple has been quietly working on something called "Project Marzipan" for a couple of years now, and it appears that they're getting closer to unveiling it. The company seeks to bring its ...

Windows 10 Third Party Password Manager Could Have Security Issue

Do you use "Keeper?"  If you're not sure what it is, then you probably don't. It's a password manager that Microsoft has been bundling with some of its Windows 10 releases. Either ...

Researchers Find Malware Targeting Industrial Systems

In the malware ecosystem, few strains are more terrifying than those that target industrial control systems. Think Stuxnet, Industroyer and IronGate. Recently, security researchers from FireEye have identified a new threat in ...

Microsoft Word Gets Update To Disable DDE After Malware Concerns

In recent months, Microsoft Word has been getting a fair amount of bad press, thanks to an old-but-still-supported feature called DDE (Dynamic Data Exchange). This is the feature that allows Word to ...

DirecTV Genie DVR May Have A Major Vulnerability

If you have a Genie DVR system, you should be aware of a major security flaw in the firmware that could allow a hacker to take complete control over the device. At ...

Always Connected Laptops Could Be The Next Generation Of Hardware

What's the next big thing for the PC world? If the industry's major players have anything to say about it, it will be the "always-on" PC. Forget about plugging into your company's ...

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Since 2001, TruAdvantage, an award-winning IT and Cybersecurity consulting firm has served over 100 small businesses, medium-sized companies and healthcare practices located in San Jose, San Francisco and the Bay Area and has helped them derive a great return on investment from their technology. Our unique formula of combining fast-response helpdesk support plus proactive IT management plus strategic IT guidance has proven to be the only formula for Bay Area's small to medium businesses to enhance profits, increase staff efficiency and savings, and grow a competitive advantage. Our team of experts offer a range of client-oriented IT support services ranging from consultation to design, support and training. With 24/7 assistance, and the knowledge that we’re skilled, certified and well-connected, you can rest assured that TruAdvantage is your company’s ticket to more streamlined business IT.