In 2016, the Locky ransomware infected millions of users with a Microsoft Word file. It was eventually contained, and cyber security firms have since created protections to detect and block previous Locky variants. However, a similar malware is currently spreading worldwide and has so far infected tens of thousands of computers. Quick facts According to […]
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Today’s workforce is no longer confined to office walls. People work from home, while they’re commuting to and from work, and even on vacation. This is made possible thanks to remote access solutions, and Amazon’s powerful web features. Here’s what you need to know about this powerful application streaming service. What is it? Initially released […]
Azure is a cloud platform for creating, deploying and managing virtualized solutions that are hosted by Microsoft servers. Included in Azure’s list of services is a technology that is quickly gaining popularity: containers. They’re a great way to get more out of your servers, but until recently they were also incredibly hard to manage. What […]
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When a cyber security researcher stopped the spread of WannaCry, the headlines praised him as a savior. But just a few short months later he was in handcuffs for allegedly creating a piece of malware that steals banking information. Even if he is innocent, it’s important to understand the difference between white hat, black hat […]
If you use Popcorn Time or VLC, listen up: Hackers are targeting your subtitles. Yes, that’s right — from bad kung fu movie dubs to the latest and greatest European cinema, this technique hides malware in the downloaded subtitle information for a movie.
If you feel like your teen views you as a walking ATM machine, startup company Current might be able to help. Their new app — also called Current — allows you to track and control your teen’s spending through the company’s debit card. Current offers a series of robust services designed to teach your child financial responsibility while still letting them have some say over how and when they spend their money.
Remember when you got locked out of your dorm building back in college and had to wait for someone to go in or out? Those days may be gone, if new technology out of China has anything to say about it. Dorms at Beijing Normal University are being fitted with face recognition software, which will let residents in — and keep intruders and other unwanted people out.
RCC would like to announce a new addition to our help desk, Andrea “Draya” Ferreira!
Draya began her IT career after starting her own small business. Having to be mindful of their bottom line, she learned how to troubleshoot basic issues and fix them on her own.