Oracle has reached a settlement with the FTC over charges that it had been deceptively promoting security updates for its Java SE platform.
A new variation of Ransomware is stealing your passwords – before locking down your files for ransom.
UK organization suggests your Christmas decorations may be interfering with your WiFi signal.
Last month, the PC Matic MSP team exhibited at IT Nation in Orlando.
Microsoft employees extend a holiday olive branch to their neighbors at an Apple store.
While attending a recent technology conference in Florida, we were somewhat shocked, bewildered and concerned by the site of rather plain cardboard boxes positioned near the entrance to the conference tradeshow floor – offering Free USB drives.
The Federal Trade Commission has recently stepped up its efforts to stop technical support scams that are defrauding consumers of millions through deceptive search engine ads, popups and phone calls.
Details of one of the most exciting quarters in company history.
CPA Practice Advisor Columnist Dave McClure recently touted PC Matic as a strong security solution for “professional and home offices”.
On October 21st, the US Senate Special Committee on Aging took up the issue of Tech Support Scams.
If you have used Google’s voice control functions – the search giant may be archiving your voice searches and commands. How to find and delete these voice recordings.
PC Pitstop VP of Cybersecurity was quoted in this recent article by Michael Becce for itbusinessnet.com.
Vice.com reported on a UK man that says he spent 5 – 12 hours per day watching people through their computers.
We have recently received reports of Tech Support scam phone calls being made by persons claiming to represent PC Matic.
PC Pitstop VP of CyberSecurity Dodi Glenn was quoted in this NY Daily News article about the impact of Edward Snowden.
New research shows businesses of all sizes are now being specifically targeted by ransomware extortion.
PC Matic Home can be used on up to 5 PCs. You do have the option of removing a PC from your account & replacing it with another.
Fujitsu has issued a recall for battery packs used with their notebook computers due to fire hazards.
Instructions for installing PC Matic on multiple PCs.
Introducing PC Matic Pro – a cloud based security, performance & proactive maintenance solution for companies and organizations that support 5 PCs or more.
Follow the steps here to reset IE, Firefox and Chrome browsers.
A great article from channelpronetwork.com illustrates the unique opportunity our PC Matic MSP platform – presents managed service providers with.
How to start Windows 8, 8.1 & 10 in Safe Mode.
We are excited to welcome Matthew Rodela “Your friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy” as a contributor to techtalk.pcpitstop.com and our weekly newsletter.
To protect our customers from fraudulent activity & malware concealed inside web advertising, we have developed an adblock tool as part of PC Matic.
The next wave of fallout from the hack of the Ashley Madison site has arrived. The personal information of some 37 million users of the site is now public. There is a growing consensus that this should or will forever alter our expectation of privacy.
Quarterly update on corporate developments at PC Pitstop.
We created a solution to block CryptoWall by implementing our vendor whitelist in June, 2015.
Dodi Glenn, PC Pitstop – VP of Cyber Security, was elected by AMTSO members to be on the Board of Directors.
The reviews for Windows 10 are in. What is the word on the street?
It has come to our attention that other companies are deceptively promoting PC Matic “Support” via Google & Bing ads.
Another online dating site that caters to those seeking extramarital affairs – has been hacked.
The easiest and most effective ways to move files between a PC and a smartphone.
Great information from Tom’s Hardware for those looking for the best way to cope with the seemingly never ending list of Flash security vulnerabilities.
There may have never been a better time to build your own PC.
Adobe flash users are once again are being advised to update the application ASAP – to protect against 2 two previously unknown security vulnerabilities.
We have come a long way since the days of the putty grey PC. Check out these 10 crazy PC modifications and custom builds.
The PC Matic MSP team will be in Chicago August 3-5, 2015 for CompTIA ChannelCon. Are you a Managed Service Provider? Come see us and be our VIP guest with complimentary registration. Continue Reading
Researchers at M-Lab have released a report detailing the worst internet connections in the country.
Gmail users now have the option of unsending email messages.
Adobe is warning Flash users about a dangerous security hole in its widely popular browser plugin. Users are being advised to update the application ASAP. Worth noting, the PC Matic vulnerability scan – automates the process of making sure many of the most commonly used applications on your system are up to date and patched with the latest security protections.
Recently uncovered Edward Snowden documents – shows that the NSA has worked to reverse engineer popular security software – specifically targeting foreign made anti-virus software.
Questions from PC Matic customers – recently answered by The PC Matic Support Team.
19 schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan depend on a 30 year old Commodore computer to control heating & cooling systems.
The recently revealed hack of federal computers runs much deeper than previously thought.