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Archive for December, 2021

Over 4,000 Online Shopping Retailers Hit With Data Breach

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified more than 4,000 different retailers that have been compromised by hackers exploiting known vulnerabilities on checkout pages in order to divert payments and ...

Latest iPhone Update May Fix Dropped Calls Problem

Do you own an iPhone 12 or 13? Have you been dealing with dropped calls? If so then Apple has good news and a fix for that. Simply upgrade to iOS 15.11 ...

Hackers Hit Wind Energy Provider With Ransomware

Vestas Wind Systems is one of the leaders in wind turbine manufacturing in North America with 40,000 MW currently installed and another 36,000 MW under service in both the US and Canada. ...

Large GoDaddy Data Breach Involves WordPress Customer Email Adresses

Are you a GoDaddy customer? Do you maintain a WordPress blog with the company? If so be advised that the company recently announced a breach of their network. An as yet unidentified ...

Beware Certain Sites Because Of TSA PreCheck Renewal Scam

According to a report recently released by Abnormal Security there's been a huge upsurge of instances of people getting scammed after visiting what they thought were Global Entry, NEXUS, and TSA PreCheck ...

Blue Screen On Windows 11 Could Be Audio Driver Issue

Sometimes the development process is smooth and sometimes it's not so smooth. Right now Windows 11's development is falling into that latter category. Recently Windows Engineers announced a serious issue plaguing the ...

YouTube Will Start Hiding Dislike Counts From Public

Some months back YouTube announced that it would begin experimenting with the notion of hiding the number of down votes or dislikes that displayed content receives. At present for most of the ...

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Apple’s iOS 18: Unlocking New Possibilities for Your Business

Apple’s iOS 18: Unlocking New Possibilities for Your Business

Suppose you're a business owner currently using an Apple operating system. In that case, you may have been anticipating the[...]
How IT Can Drive Business Growth

How IT Can Drive Business Growth

As a business owner or leader, one of your responsibilities is exploring new ways to grow your business. There are[...]
Understanding Data Breaches: What Businesses Need to Know

Understanding Data Breaches: What Businesses Need to Know

Running a business means constantly collecting customer data, like identity and behavioral information, and using it to personalize user experiences[...]

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Austin, TX 78759
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Austin, TX 78702

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Since 2003, The Critical Update has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Austin metropolitan area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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