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Richard Keene is the webmaster and lead designer at IT Computer Support of New York. He maintains all aspects of the companies’ online presence from website improvements to posting useful and interesting news to the company blog and social media accounts. Richard has worked in almost every area of design over the last ten years and has served clients across the country.

One of the most successful ransomware families, Locky, has returned from the dead with two new variants, ‘Lukitus’ and ‘Diablo’.  The Locky …

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a major update for Windows that includes fixes to 48 separate vulnerabilities.  Microsoft releases security updates every …

On Wednesday, news first broke about the potential data leak of between 6-16 million Verizon customers.  The data leak was caused by …

Enterprise ransomware has become so commonplace that it is rare that a day goes by that you don’t hear about the release …

A massive cyberattack that started this morning has now become a global malware incident.  Businesses and government agencies in the Ukraine, Russia, …

Windows 10 S has started to roll out on Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop with a bold claim; the computers are immune to …

OneLogin, a popular cloud based service for password management revealed that they have been hit by a security breach.  The company disclosed …

The WannaCry ransomware spread quickly last week and has infected over 200,000 users in 150 different countries.  Like most ransomware, once infected, …

If you’ve recently purchased a HP laptop you may want to rethink your security.  A recent update to the audio driver installed …

Last week, IBM issued a security alert over malware that was accidently shipped to customers.  Infected USB devices were distributed with IBMs …

It’s no secret that most computer users have password fatigue; many people are forced to remember numerous passwords, each with their own …

Congress has voted to overturn a FCC rule that required internet providers to get consumers permission before sharing their browsing history.  The …

Anyone who tries to run Windows 7 on the latest versions of either Intel or AMD’s processors are about to get shut …

TorrentLocker, also known as Cryptolocker, was a notorious variant of ransomware that targeted Windows users back in 2014.  Thanks to awareness articles …

A massive security flaw in the Cloudflare client has led to what may be the biggest data breach of 2017.  Cloudflare is …

Windows 10 was sold with the promise that it would be the final operating system that users would ever own.  As we …

Last year saw an unprecedented number of complaints from businesses that were victims of tax season phishing scams and the IRS warns …

Online advertising is a necessary evil when it comes to funding online media, unfortunately, this practice has resulted in Malvertising; the act …

Microsoft isn’t subtle when it talks about the security limitations of Windows 7.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft made it clear …

An exploit that targets the Safari internet browser has surfaced that can overload a computer’s memory and cause a system crash.  When …

A group of Russian based hackers are stealing an estimated $3 to $5 Million dollars every day as part of the most …

Yahoo is in the spotlight again, this time over the security breach of more than one billion user accounts.  Most alarming is …

Microsoft first announced the Windows 10 Creators Update back in October with a number of features geared towards content creators. This week, …

Many people turn to Apple products because of the perceived notion that they are inherently more secure than PC and Android devices; …

A Chinese company has admitted that it intentionally planted spyware on newly manufactured android smartphones.  This malware has been used to …

Google is often the first line of defense for users when it comes to online protection.  For years, Google has placed warnings …

Wix.com is a cloud-based website provider with a simple drag-and-drop interface which has made it a popular choice for small businesses and …

The dreaded “Blue Screen of Death” has been an unfortunate part of the Windows experience since the early days of desktop computing, …

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity.  This month, organizations all around the country …

Following in the wake of the Yahoo Security breach we have yet another large scale leak, this time aimed squarely at businesses. …

After seven years, Windows 7 is rapidly approaching its final days.  Already phased out of Standard Support cycle, Windows 7 will soon …

Yahoo confirmed on Thursday that they have experienced a historic level hack that has affected at-least 500 million users.  Knowledge of the hack first hit the …

For all of their potential usefulness, portable USB hard drives, or Thumb Drives as they are commonly called, are already a serious …

A new strain of malware has been discovered that changes the rules of how most people think about botnets.  The apply named …

If you’ve ever downloaded a piece of software, there is a good chance you have encountered pack-in or pay-per-install software.  As it …

The HTTP/2 protocol for websites was officially launched in May of last year as a way of improving website performance.  The new …

Cisco researchers have discovered vulnerability in the way that Mac devices process image formats.  TIFF image files are data rich and typically …

Proactive defenses and employee education are the best ways to protect against ransomware, however, accidents happen and sometimes malware sneaks through even …

Individuals and businesses alike turn to Symantec for system security but a recently discovered exploit reveals that some versions of the software …

There was a time when operating system upgrades were only pursued as the result of system failure.  Dead hard drive?  Might as …

The recent credential leak from LinkedIn revealed that a large percentage of users continue to use common or weak passwords.  While many …

Back in 2012, LinkedIn admitted that their social network had seen a breach that led to millions of compromised accounts.  At the …

Microsoft has confirmed that they will be ending the Windows 10 free upgrade incentive program on July 29th, a little less than …

The purpose of ransomware is to devastate and it becomes more popular with each successful attack.  Ransomware has evolved beyond random attacks …

Never before have computer users been subjected to a threat as disruptive and dangerous as modern ransomware.  Where older viruses and malware …

Microsoft Office is ubiquitous among businesses, so it is not surprising that it is also one of the most common attack vectors …

The New York Times, the BBC and MSN are the latest victims of high profile websites that have been hit by advertisement …

A Los Angeles hospital paid a ransom of nearly $17,000 to recover its computer network from a malware attack earlier this month.  …

Security firms Heimdal and Securi have now both reported a huge high spike in malware across a variety of legitimate WordPress websites.  …

Oracle has announced plans to retire the Java internet browser app on September 2016. Outdated versions of Java are one of the …

Spear-phishing attacks differ from normal cyber-attacks in that the attacker specifically targets an individual or organization to steal information.  The precise nature …

Microsoft is starting off the New Year with a list of big changes and important patches.  Last month we reported that Internet …

On January 12th 2016, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for versions of Internet Explorer older than IE11.  …

All of us here at IT Computer Support of New York would like to wish our clients and partners a Happy Holiday …

Some of the businesses we speak with tell us that they chose to go with budget IT providers that have the cheapest …

In our previous articles, we have shown examples of typical threats and taken you through the process of choosing a penetration test …

Data breaches occur every day and most never get reported.  Automated attack programs are constantly on the lookout for weaknesses in network …

In last week’s article, we covered the basics of what a penetration test is and why they should make them part …

Penetration tests are one of the best ways to safeguard your business against security breaches and service interruptions. A security penetration test …

Antivirus software producer, AVG, has made some big and surprisingly open changes to its Privacy Policy.  The new policy boldly admits that …

The CoreBot Malware caught the eyes of researchers late last month, when they discovered that it came equipped with a modular design.  …

Operation Pawn Storm is the name given to a malware campaign that was first reported by Trend Micro back in 2014.  Despite …

Windows 10 launched earlier this week, and for the most part, has been well received by critics and public alike.  Unfortunately, one …

The Windows 10 release day is less than a week away, but there is nothing typical about this launch.  Because the majority …

Flash has always been a security liability for users but this week, two major corporations drew attention to how unacceptable the web …

Data systems at the Office of Personal Management (OPM) were the target of a massive cyberattack which has resulted in the theft …

IT Computer Support of New York is one of only three partners in the United States certified in the Kace JumpStart program. …

Last week, IT Computer Support of New York was proud to deliver a presentation on “How to Take Financial Advantage of Microsoft …

As yet another reminder that even small businesses can be the target of cybercrime is the latest attack discovered by researchers at …

For the longest time, Firefox was the browser of choice for many security and privacy conscious users.  Unfortunately, that might soon change …

Next Generation Firewalls protect your business through intelligent application awareness and thorough port inspection to ensure that only authorized content reaches your …

We’ve seen a lot of complaints lately by companies that are worried about huge website traffic spikes that stay for a day …

The April Patch Tuesday event happened this week, and with it, Microsoft released a number of important security fixes for users of …

Microsoft releases new security updates every month, but a new report from UK security firm Avecto suggests that the majority of system …

A new type of malware has been making rounds in the last couple weeks as fraudsters hijack routers and use them to …

On January 1st of this year, New York State enacted new laws that make it illegal to throw away most types of …

IT Computer Support of New York offers extensive services that enable you to have qualified and knowledgeable remote eyes and hands at …

Over the last six months, Microsoft’s Volume Licensing Division has enlarged its software audit selection from large businesses with 200 or more …

Computer manufacturer Lenovo has been caught purposefully selling new computers to consumers with preinstalled adware.  The hidden adware, dubbed Superfish by researchers, …

Despite constant reminders to the contrary, most mobile device users still have a difficult time accepting that their mobile phone is at …

Adobe Flash Player has become synonymous with constant security faults but this month the threat level has reached a sad new low.  …

The Windows 10 rumor mill has been in full swing since January of last year, but up until now, there was very …

Website malware is something that we have covered quite frequently on this blog, but generally, it can be avoided with careful browsing …

All of us here at IT Computer Support of New York would like to wish our clients and partners a Happy Holiday …

Earlier this month, Facebook rolled out a new feature that allows in stream videos to play automatically.  Officially, the roll out is …

There is an increase in the needs of businesses to maintain satellite offices in the New York City area, but many of …

We would like to thank you for being an IT Computer Support of New York customer and wish you and your families …

Computer tech support scams have plagued users for years, but this week, the FTC managed to shut down a scam ring that …

This week we have a guest writer with a different perspective on the IT industry. If you like this sort of content …

Software assets management is a complex subject that has real ramifications for your business. Learn what a software audit entails and how …

For the last two months, IT Computer Support of New York has conducted Software Asset Management presentations at the Dell Solutions center …

Google is seeking FCC permission to test a new form of wirelesses technology that could combine the speeds of Google Fiber with …

There have been almost 600 reported data breaches this year, a rise of over 25% over the same time period last year.  …

We’ve recently had a client come to us with concerns with about his UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) unit that could benefit others.  …

A new threat for Linux-based machines jumped into public attention earlier this week with a threat that could end up being worse …

Join IT Computer Support of New York for a presentation on, “How to take financial advantage of a Licensure Audit” on September …

A list of nearly five million Gmail login credentials was posted on a Russian forum earlier this week.  Initial reports led to …

IT Computer Support of New York recently had the opportunity to introduce clients to the benefits of the Dell Solutions Center.  The …

Last week’s software asset management presentation, “How to take financial advantage of a Licensure Audit”, was given to a full capacity crowd.  …

Software audits are a serious threat and can cost your business hundreds of thousands of dollars.  A typical Microsoft audit results in …

Over the last couple years Microsoft has shifted away from its traditional role in the software industry.  Since 2013, Microsoft has ramped …

Many clients find themselves frustrated when they discover that their current software licensure is not sufficient for their business needs.  This realization …

Microsoft plans to release an update for Internet Explorer that will fix a security threat which has plagued the browser for years.  …

USB has become an industry standard over the last ten years, largely in thanks to how versatile and seamless the interface is …

Due to business expansion, we are pleased to announce the relocation of our office to 1441 Broadway, Suite 5065, New York, NY …

Security researchers have discovered a phishing campaign that has run uninterrupted for five years and has allowed attackers to steal login credentials …

Software licensure compliance has become a hot topic in the last couple years as manufacturers increase the frequency of surprise audits. Microsoft …

Take full advantage of our business planning and computer support services. Watch our video overview and discover how IT Computer Support of …

Last week, Facebook announced that it would now use personal information and browsing history to target a user with specific ads.  While …

The same type of Ransomware that first appeared on Windows based systems has now made its way to Apple devices.  The ransom …

Internet Explorer 8 remains the most used browser version in the world, so it should come as a surprise that a vulnerability …

Earlier this week, Microsoft delivered the opening keynote address at TechEd, a technology conference focused on IT Professionals and Enterprise developers.  The …

Late last week, Microsoft confirmed the existence of a new zero day vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer.  As of …

Within the last month, the number of Facebook, email and phone scams have risen significantly.  Since ignorance is the biggest factor in …

A vulnerability introduced back in 2011 has left people all over the internet in danger of password and sensitive data theft.  The …

News outlets and tech support companies have warned users of the Windows XP support end date for over a year now and …

Two weeks from now, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP. The end of support means big changes in the way older …

Today, in cooperation with Panasonic, the Sony Corporation unveiled a new large format optical disk with a storage capacity of up to …

Recent reports and information leaks have shown that Microsoft may be considering a new method of operating system distribution.  A week ago, …

Most users are aware of the dangers that can plague a desktop or laptop computer but very few are concerned when it …

Earlier this week, computer security software firm Kaspersky Lab, released details about “The Mask”, a type of cyber-espionage malware.  The Mask, also …

February will mark the start of a new era in website branding with the release of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) .  …

IT Computer Support of New York offers business-grade digital video surveillance systems to protect your property and staff. Professional Installation of surveillance …

One of the newest features to be brought out by Google is the speech recognition API for its Chrome web browser.  While …

A recent information leak reports that Microsoft is on course to drop its much maligned Windows 8 operating system sooner than anyone …

Four months from now, Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft.  Despite the impending cutoff date, XP had still managed …

A recent study by Incapsula reports that 61.5% of all website traffic is now generated by bots. The findings from the …

Wishing you every happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year. Thank you for being our customer. We look forward …

Security researchers at Trustwave’s SpiderLabs have discovered that a Netherlands-based Botnet has stolen and collected approximately two million user logins.  The exposed …

Hard drives are the backbone of every computer and are fundamentally important to businesses and home users alike.  That being said, there …

A new type of malware known CryptoLocker, has been popping up all over the internet and offers a diabolical new twist on …

IT Computer Support of New York’s certified engineers provide remote or onsite technical support when and where you need it, 24 hours …

IT Computer Support of New York wishes you a Happy Halloween. Enjoy our spooky Halloween video below.   – Richard Keene IT …

On November 1st, Windows Server 2012 R2 will arrive with a hefty price increase, according to newly published Microsoft documentation. Windows Server 2012 …

Fake software downloads are nothing new when it comes to malware distribution, but the sophistication of spoofed downloads has reached an all-time …

Threats to your Data and Network systems increase on a daily basis. Protect your business and client information with IT Computer Support …

This week we have a follow-up interview with the CEO and CTO of IT Computer Support, Dan Scolnick, in regards to last …

 Within minutes of the release of iOS7, users began to debate the security of the new finger print reader, but a more …

This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Garret Conklin, one of our lead Systems Engineers, to discuss the new …

IT Computer Support of New York provides technology solutions for businesses of all sizes.  This month we have been helping a client …

Next generation firewalls provide the best defense for your business against viruses and web based security threats. Watch the first video in …

The growth of online communication, data storage and digital business transactions has created a world in which businesses of all sizes are …

This year’s Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas revealed a serious security threat for iOS users.  Researchers from the Georgia Institute …

Earlier this week Google released the latest version of Gmail, which features a substantial interface overhaul.  The biggest change is that Gmail …

Scientists at the University of Southampton in Britain have recorded and retrieved data from a slide of crystal nanostructured glass.  The crystal …

Malware that was first spotted back in 2007 has made a comeback and is now propagating on Facebook.  The Zeus banking Trojan …

We live is frightening times… A recent report from the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property proposes the use of …

Last week ago Adobe announced that they would be discontinuing the stand alone versions of their Adobe Suite software in favor of …

A few months ago a relatively new kind of computer virus started to infect the computers of users around the world.  So …

Just a few days ago, Microsoft released the latest security updates for the Windows 7 operating system. However, it seems that the …

There is a lot happening this winter and spring at ITCSNY and the content is beginning to show on our web site.  …

IT Computer Support of New York’s certified engineers provide remote or onsite technical support when and where you need it, 24 hours …

“If seven maids with seven mops Swept it for half a year, Do you suppose,’ the Walrus said, That they could get …

The Walrus and the Carpenter Were walking close at hand; They wept like anything to see Such quantities of sand: If this …

One of our clients, a data center manager, found himself in a bind at years end.  Upper management had not provided him …

We wish you every happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year. Thank you to our customers and loyal blog …

Google announced late Thursday that they will no longer offer the free version of their Apps for Business software suite.  Clay Bavor, …

Smartphones have long since overtaken sidewalk payphones as the dominant form of mobile communication but New York City hopes to breathe new …

Google launched a service on Thursday that it hopes will allow millions of people in developing nations to access the internet for …

IT Computer Support of New York’s Managed Services are comprehensive and cost-effective, enabling you to take advantage of both preventative and emergency …

We would like to take a moment to give our condolences to all the families affected by the unfortunate storm weather across …

Mobile devices such as smartphones have spread to the point that it shouldn’t surprise anyone that they are now targeted by …

This month Verizon Wireless started its Precision Market Insights program which sells marketers a surprisingly detailed look at how subscribers use their …

Earlier today Facebook announced that it would now offer full integration with the personal file storage company Dropbox. Dropbox, which was first …

Are you looking to outsource your IT department with qualified local engineers? IT Computer Support of New York is a full service …

While this month’s Patch Tuesday saw a reprieve in the typical onslaught of critical system patches, Microsoft plans to unleash a major …

Amazon released a new product in their web services line of data storage apps on Tuesday.  Amazon Glacier is a cloud based …

Google has started testing a new feature that will allow personal emails from a user’s Gmail account to show up in search …

I’ve noticed a long term trend among business owners and “C” level officers.  In the budget squeeze of the last few years, …

Researchers at F-Secure have uncovered a new exploit that attempts to install backdoor malware on Windows, Linux and versions of MAC OS …

Windows 8 has received negativity since it was first announced but earlier this week Microsoft released information regarding the launch price …

Security professionals and web developers alike have encouraged users to keep their web browsers updated but one online retailer has taken that …

Lately I’ve been paying very close attention to both customer service and marketing.  Being a business owner myself I’m very interested in …

Windows 8 has a tough road to follow.  The operating system is set to make the biggest interface redesign and user experience …

Project Glass is Google’s newest pet project that brings a bit of science fiction into reality.  The hybrid glasses combine the functionality …

Microsoft recommends the installation of patches as part of a regular monthly Tuesday release cycle.  IT Computer Support of New York (ITCSNY) …

Google’s Chrome internet browser has remained the high water mark for web browser security for four years but that legacy has finally …

VeriSign Inc, the company millions of businesses around the world depend on for website security has faced a security breach of its …

We’ve noticed a new trend among clients.  The New Year has meant office moves.  And we’ve noticed that some ‘c’ level clients …

EHR is here to stay.  The government subsidy is not. Physicians that have not adopted EHR and achieved ‘meaningful use’ in 2011, …

Those of you that read my blog know I’m a proponent of Physicians utilizing EHR / PM systems and reaping the benefits …

While American households account for most of the new electronics market, they only contribute about 26% to the electronics recycling market. That …

We hope you all enjoy a safe, healthy and Merry Christmas holiday.

Tim Rains, a director of Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing group, revealed earlier this week that, “Between one-third and one-half” of all attacks detected …

A strange thing happened on the way to Electronic Medical Health Records and Information Technology. I have owned and operated an IT …

Change is good.  We hear it all the time but when it comes to software I wish someone would step up and …

Happy Halloween from everyone at IT Computer Support of New York! – Richard Keene IT Computer Support of New York Design and …

Apple released its much-anticipated MAC OS X Lion operating system back in July with over a million downloads in the first day.  …

IT Computer Support of New York recently hosted a series of Lunch and Learn presentations on Cloud Computing.  The first batch of …

Solid state hard drives have been available to consumers for a few years and available to military and industrial markets since …

Gesture recognition has long been the favored interface for Hollywood science fiction movies but recent developments have made this technology a reality.  …

Lately it seems like Google adds a new service to their lineup just about every week and the trend will continue with …

Google has innovated on just about every facet of the modern internet experience so when they announced that they would tackle …

If you’re like most people you’re curious to see what Google has to offer in the way of its new social networking …

Rumors that Google was working on its own social networking site have bounced around the net for a long time but today …

Google’s first attempt at a custom designed operating system and hardware to support it has caused a lot of chatter in …

A recent interview by Cnet with author Eli Pariser showed his opinions on why a hyper-personalized Web is detrimental to the user.  …

The hardware edition of Tech Wars will take a look at two competing products from the perspective of Ashley from our Marketing …

With the browser wars heating up again there is no better time to take a look at how this generation’s competitors …

The current browsers wars will be on topic for this week’s Tech Wars Software feature but I wanted to preface with this …

The hardware edition of Tech Wars will take a look at two competing products and the viewpoints of their defenders. This week …

Amazon recently launched its Cloud Storage solution with little fanfare yet has already garnered much attention from critics and fans alike. …

Earlier this week Apple released a massive update for its OS X operating system that addressed 54 security vulnerabilities. Among the most …

Earlier this week Google encountered a service crash that affected over 150,000 people and left most of them without access to their …

For the last several years we’ve been dealing with a lot of Windows XP Kernel viruses.  These are viruses that infect the …

As the holidays approach and festive online cards and games start to make their rounds it’s important to remember that not all …

A new version of the Macro virus has begun propagating this month with disastrous effects for small business and home computer users.  …

Windows XP as an operating system platform has been on its last legs for a couple years now but many of the …

Through the utilization of the new hardware primary and secondary storage are combined into a single backup and disaster recovery device. Nimble …

Most businesses in today’s internet driven world make sure they have a website without much thought to the benefits and dangers of …

Social media and social network website can be a great tool to promote your services or exchange contact information but there is …

Computer viruses and malware may seem like a relatively modern concern but malicious software has existed since the early days of computer …

Business data archival is more than just good advice; it may determine whether or not your business survives.  A business can’t run …

Office network security should be among the top priorities for all office managers.  Over the last three years there has been a …

It’s no secret that Google is one of the primary leaders in the realm of social content sharing. Today Google took this …

The greatest IT concerns for small and medium businesses (SMb) in the New Year will be security and data backup and protection.  …

For the last couple months Microsoft has put forth a campaign to remind users that support for Windows XP SP2 will soon …

The start of a New Year means new business opportunities and the potential for new problems. January is the perfect time to …

Happy Holidays

December 23, 2009
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Enjoy a festive short as you enjoy your winter festivities. Wishing you a fun and safe holiday. – Richard Keene IT Computer …

The holiday season is a popular time for cybercriminals to host attacks again business computer systems.  With employees distracted with more important …

Data Leaks have become one of the greatest threats to confront today’s businesses. With an increased demand for offsite work and the …

Wishing you a week filled with family, friends and laughter. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at IT Computer Support of …

With the uncertain economy it’s no surprise that many businesses have decided to cut back on new hardware expenses. Cost reduction in …

IT Computer Support of New York has experienced a high level of growth in recent months and we have recently moved to …

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween. Happy Halloween from all …

As we take a look at office health this month it’s important to remember that viruses are not limited to employees. Patching …

As summer comes to a close and we move into the fall and winter months it’s important to take precautions to ensure …

2008 saw a huge global trend in Green business awareness. Ecological and social responsibilities are two of the major trends that will …

Overshadowed by Google for many years Microsoft invested $80 million dollars to develop a search engine that would rival the current search …

After all the other areas that the Search Engine giant has branched out into, it should not come as a surprise that …

Microsoft announced May 28th that it is aware of a possibly dangerous vulnerability present in many of its operating systems. The threat …

AOLs instant messenger client AIM has been part of business networking for years but like all services with a large user base …

In an interesting development Google has taken the concept of Green Technology and moved it to a whole new level; or to …

Last week Microsoft officially canceled support for the Windows XP operating system. This announcement goes hand in hand with the soon to …

After the relative flop of Windows Vista, Microsoft has decided to take a much more proactive approach to the launch of Windows …

The Conficker worm may not have created a large scale disaster but the danger is still very real.

The first version of the Conficker computer worm was released in late 2008 but experts expect that the infection will spread on …

Yesterday Microsoft released the final build of Internet Explorer 8 for public download. Since part of my job is to ensure that …

For years Google has used its search engine and custom applications to match products and services to keyword content. Up until now …

With the uncertain economy it’s no surprise that many businesses have decided to cut back on new hardware expenses. Cost reduction in …

I am often amazed by the number of people who use social networking sites such as Facebook and Myspace. If you broaden …

Earlier this month IT Computer Support of New York ran an article in our newsletter about the benefits of a green business. …

Video sharing sites like Youtube and Google Video have become second nature and trusted by all web 2.0 users. The last two …

In the last two weeks there have been outbreaks of two Mac Trojans. That might seem fairly common place in the Windows …

ITCSNY started construction on their new iSCSI SAN Virtual Storage Solutions Website some time ago and we have been working to build …

Earlier this week Microsoft revealed that in preparation for the release of Internet Explorer 8 they have taken steps to make the …

With Windows 7 planned for launch later this year it’s a good time to take a look at some of the changes …

Email correspondence is used in place of direct and phone communication hundreds of times every day by businesses all around the world. …

Happy Holidays

December 23, 2008
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Happy Holidays from all of us at IT Computer Support of New York. Some Holiday Cheer – Richard Keene IT Computer Support …

When Google released the beta version of Google Chrome earlier this year it was received with a mixed reception. The browser that …

IT Computer Support of New York is proud to announce the launch of our iSCSI SAN Virtual Storage Solutions website. ITCSNY has …

Microsoft announced Tuesday that a critical vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7. The flaw in the browser can allow …

Earlier this week Microsoft released a number of critical patches for vulnerabilities contained in Microsoft applications. Microsoft releases Tuesday updates regularly but …

Using major holidays as a means to infect consumer computers is nothing new but in recent years the practice has become more …

Back before the onset of Windows 95 Boot Viruses were all the rave for malware distributing hackers. Back then Microsoft saw the …

For those that support the holiday I wish you and your families a happy and safe Thanksgiving. – Richard Keene IT Computer …

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that the previously expected end of year release of Internet Explorer 8 would be pushed back into 2009. …

Microsoft Office has been the gold standard for business productivity software for more then a decade but Google is once against taking …

With all the news in recent weeks about computer exploits and network vulnerabilities IT Computer Support of New York has started a …

When Windows Vista was released three years ago it was heralded as the second coming of operating systems but instead it was …

Chrome Beta 3 arrived recently to the fanfare of Google aficionados but few others. What is Chrome you might ask? Well for …

Earlier this year in August IT Computer Support of New York ran an article in our newsletter on the pros and cons …

Today Microsoft released a Critical patch for its Server Service Applications. The Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067 update resolves a vulnerability in the …

The last month has been an interesting time here at IT Computer Support of New York. As many of you have probably …

Not so many years ago the bulk of cybercriminal activity was conducted through email. Would be hackers could target huge percentages of …

The growth of technology and widespread availability of broadband connectivity has allowed for an emergent new sector in the American workforce. Web …

Google marked its 10th anniversary earlier this month and what a decade it has been for them. Google was launched on September …

A recent study conducted from GFI Software has revealed that more than half of the small and medium sized businesses in the …

People within the IT world are still reeling from the introduction of Window Vista but already Microsoft is moving ahead with designs …

The internet is the backbone of modern business and yet the internet browsers that companies use are often the most neglected pieces …

The advertising has evolved steadily over the last decade with new advances leading to changes in the way that common business is …

During the 2007 TED(Technology Entertainment Design) conference a piece of photosynth software called SeaDragon was announced. The program, which uses images in …

The month of July stood out this year as having some of the most malicious Viruses in quite some time. Google, in …

Most web proficient businesses have turned to the allure of paid click advertising at some point during their run of online advertising. …

Among the younger generations of web viewers the Firefox browser developed by Mozilla has already overtaken the market. In an effort to …

Well not quite but it’s looking to shake things up a bit. Recently, Esquire Magazine announced that it would be doing something …

Most people are familiar with the traditional forms of media advertising; the billboards, the TV advertisements and all forms of web based …

IT Computer support of New York is proud to sponsor the 2008 Optimist National Regatta. The event, which hosts close to 450 …

As many people already know Google is the king of online search tools; what people may not know is how high above …

People have been told for years the importance of backing up the information and critical data from their computer systems. In my …

Anyone who read my previous entry regarding Windows Vista will already know my opinions of Vista in the work place but that …

With the economic downturn of the American economy many businesses are faced with the problem of cutting cost but keeping quality high. …

In this day and age a high percentage of the words business is carried out over the web. With the rising cost …

Viral marketing in business has gone from a curiously to the norm in the matter of just a few short years. Currently …

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