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Archive for June, 2023

Google’s New Topic Suggestions for Better Desktop Results

Being easily found online is vital for businesses to grow and do well. With Google's large user base and strong search functions, this new tool is very important for finding out how ...

Scammers Use Government Websites to Advertise Hacking Services

Government websites are seen as sources people can trust. However, threat actors use this trust for their harmful purposes. Scammers recently used official websites to advertise their hacking services. This situation ...

Microsoft Teams New Features for Better Team Work

Microsoft recently rolled out remarkable updates to its collaborative platform, Teams. You may find two features of interest: the AI-powered Designer and Communities. These tools can help improve business operations by fostering ...

Hot Pixels: A New CPU Data Theft Attack

A research team at Georgia Tech discovered a new threat called "Hot Pixels." It is a type of online attack where hackers can find out what websites have been visited by looking ...

The Power of UX Design: Elevating Business Success in the Digital Age

In the bustling digital landscape, you, as a business owner, can't afford to ignore one crucial factor – user experience (UX) design. It’s the powerful force behind successful digital platforms that not ...

Adware Apps: Guarding Your Business from Hidden Threats

Since October 2022, over 60,000 adware apps have been found disguised as cracked or legitimate software. These harmful apps can not only slow down your device but also reveal personal information, web ...

Reshaping Business Operations for Unprecedented Growth with AI and Automation

Picture this: your business is a well-oiled machine, tackling daily challenges and achieving new milestones effortlessly. All the while, you're outpacing your competition. Sounds like a dream, right? But what if this ...

Securing Your Business Against Legion’s Malware Upgrade

The Legion commodity malware, known for its disruptive activities, was recently upgraded. This latest version can target Secure Shell (SSH) protocols and more cloud services, escalating the need for heightened cybersecurity measures. ...

Harness the Power of IoT and Edge Computing to Boost Your Business

How we work constantly changes, and technology plays a big part in what changes next. The Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing are two such technologies that, when combined, can help ...

Streamlining Account Management: Google’s Initiative to Delete Inactive Accounts

If you haven't touched your Google account in years, it is time to use it again to prevent it from disappearing. Google recently announced that it will be deleting accounts that have ...

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The Importance of Font Security

The Importance of Font Security

Everyone has seen memes about the impact of using the wrong font on graphic design. However, the potential for a[...]
Brand New Zoom AI Tools

Brand New Zoom AI Tools

Zoom became popular as businesses and individuals needed to connect across remote locations. Originally, users with the appropriate codes could[...]
Understanding How CRM Software Can Improve Businesses

Understanding How CRM Software Can Improve Businesses

A customer relationship management system primarily helps businesses manage, track, and organize customer relationships. CRM systems feature numerous tools that[...]

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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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