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Lack of proper IT security expels Montreal student

By |2013-01-23T12:30:10-07:00January 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

A Montreal computer science student was expelled recently for finding IT security holes in the school’s student portal, exposing the confidential records of over 250,000 students attending Dawson College. Hamed Al-Khabaz was working on creating a mobile application for students to have easier access to their school accounts. As he worked on his mobile application...

Preventing Mobile Malware Attacks

By |2012-07-11T09:03:16-07:00June 18th, 2012|Bozeman Computer Support Blog|

According to a recent article on the IT Business Edge blog, many people understand that there are viruses that can attack their personal computers. However, many don’t understand that there are viruses that can attack mobile phones as well. If you’ve heard the term “mobile malware,” then you’ve heard about these viruses that are designed...

What are the real benefits of Managed IT Services?

By |2012-07-11T09:00:40-07:00June 13th, 2012|Bozeman Computer Support Blog, Uncategorized|

One of the biggest challenges that faces small-business owners is managing their information technology. Computers, mobile devices, software and, in some cases, servers have to be maintained and updated and replaced. That costs money. For those who choose to hire staff IT professionals, those costs can really mount up as their businesses start to grow....

LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

By |2012-07-11T09:04:14-07:00June 6th, 2012|Bozeman Computer Support Blog|

Cyber criminals strike again. According to an article on the BBC News website, more than 6 million LinkedIn users have had their password information posted on a Russian Web forum along with an invitation for other hackers to assist in decrypting the as yet still protected data. This announcement comes shortly after the announcement that...

Are You Ready for IPv6?

By |2012-07-11T09:04:36-07:00June 5th, 2012|Bozeman Computer Support Blog|

The wait is over. On June 6, 2012, Internet Protocol version 6 will launch. Some companies such as Facebook have already launched IPv6, which replaces IPv4, in production mode. The Internet Society, a global independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards and future development, organized the scheduled launch in response to the World...