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Archive for July, 2022

New Malware Uses Word Documents To Get On Your System

Researchers at HP have discovered a new malware loader that they've dubbed SVCReady.  While new malware strains are common, this one is distinct for a couple of different reasons. Like many malicious ...

Microsoft Adding Restore Apps Feature To Make Reinstalling Easier

Are you excited about Windows 11?  Many people are and in fact there are legions of beta users who are in the Windows Insiders group so they can get a sneak peek ...

Hackers Are Teaming Up To Wreak Havoc On Corporate Users

It's never a good thing when well-organized groups of hackers start working together, but that's what appears to be happening. Recently, evidence has emerged that the Black Basta ransomware gang has begun ...

Emotet Malware Will Include Credit Card Theft In Attacks

If you're involved in information security in any capacity, you're probably quite familiar with the infamous Emotet botnet.  It's one of the most dangerous and prolific botnets out there and it is ...

Medical Service Provider Data Breach Affects 2 Million Users

Depending on where you live, you may have received medical care from the Shields Health Care Group (Shields), or from a provider associated with them. If so, be aware that the Massachusetts-based ...

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Microsoft Copilot: Navigating Changes to Custom GPT Features

Microsoft Copilot: Navigating Changes to Custom GPT Features

When running a business, you can use all the help you can get. That’s why many companies like yours have[...]
Hybrid Cloud Solutions: The Secret Weapon for Business Success

Hybrid Cloud Solutions: The Secret Weapon for Business Success

More businesses are choosing to adopt the hybrid cloud model with their computing and data storage needs. This approach involves[...]
Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Enhancing Business Strategies

Many business owners believe the key to success is setting down company roots in a high-foot-traffic area or building brand[...]

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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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