Archive for April, 2013

Scam Alert

Beware of Scammers Pretending to be Microsoft Support Reps There are very few things in life that get me very upset, but Microsoft Scammers is definitely one. Based on the feedback we’re getting from clients, there are an increasing number of fake “Microsoft Support” calls happening in the Anderson area, so we wanted to warn everyone about this scam. Here’s…read more →

Go With a Pro

What is a Trunk Slammer? There’s a term we nerds sometimes use with each other: Trunk Slammer. A trunk slammer is an unprofessional IT “consultant” who is really just an amateur working out of the trunk of his car. This personal is generally untrained and got into computer support because it looked like fast, easy money. A Little Information Can…read more →

Beware of Phishing Scams

Don’t Panic – and Don’t Click! Every once in awhile, the evil people who run phishing scams and spread viruses figure out a way to get an email past your spam filter and into your InBox. They can be very tricky and scary. For example, look at this email:     It’s confusing. Did someone just take $760 from my…read more →

Do Not Install Every Windows Update

Do Not Install Every Windows Update As a Managed Service Provider (MSP), we manage our client’s computers. One of the most important things we do is to make sure that patches, fixes, and updates are installed. But that’s a bit more complicated than it sounds. For example, Microsoft released an update three days ago that is now causing many machines…read more →