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Secret Twitter Accounts Are Not What You Think

Do you have a Twitter account?  Have you been patting yourself on the back while assuming that your identity was a secret, allowing you to ply the waters of Twitter in anonymity? ...

Malware Is Targeting Small Office And Home Office Routers

Researchers at Lumen's Black Lotus Labs recently spotted evidence of a highly sophisticated and tightly targeted campaign aimed at SOHO (small office/home office) routers across both Europe and North America. Based on ...

New Version Releases For iOS Devices

Apple has recently announced a new string of updates for their OS family including iOS, iPadOS 15.6, macOS 12.5, watchOS 8.7 and tvOS 15.6. Bear in mind that the next version of ...

How To Easily Create An Efficient Workspace

The more efficient you are, the more effective you are.  That's true whether you're working from the office or from home. Fortunately, most office environments lend themselves to being efficient, so there's ...

Hackers Are Stealing Facebook Accounts With Malicious Messenger Bots

Researchers at Trustwave have shed light on a recently discovered phishing campaign revolving around Facebook Messenger bots. If you don't spend much time on social media, chatbots are programs designed to impersonate ...

Fake Copyright Infringement Emails Used To Spread Malware

Hackers found a new way to slip malware past your defenses.  Researchers around the world have spotted a curious new campaign designed to scare victims by sending them emails warning of copyright ...

Conflict Resolution In The Workplace

Conflict in the workplace is sadly inevitable.  Put a group of people in a room together for eight hours or longer every day, week after week. No matter how well they get ...

Android And iOS Network Protection Added With Microsoft Defender

Recently, Microsoft added a new feature for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) which has fans of the product cheering. Once the new "Mobile Network Protection" feature is enabled on the iOS and ...

The Windows 11 Apps That Use Your Microphone And Camera

Are you a member of the Windows 11 Insiders group?  If so, then you already know that you get a sneak peek at all the cool new features the engineers at Microsoft ...

Conduct More Effective Meetings With These Simple Tips

Do the meetings you hold tend run off the rails? Do you find that they frequently run far longer than you intended and that very little actually comes out of them? If ...

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Secret Twitter Accounts Are Not What You Think

Secret Twitter Accounts Are Not What You Think

Do you have a Twitter account?  Have you been patting yourself on the back while assuming that your identity was[...]
Malware Is Targeting Small Office And Home Office Routers

Malware Is Targeting Small Office And Home Office Routers

Researchers at Lumen's Black Lotus Labs recently spotted evidence of a highly sophisticated and tightly targeted campaign aimed at SOHO[...]
New Version Releases For iOS Devices

New Version Releases For iOS Devices

Apple has recently announced a new string of updates for their OS family including iOS, iPadOS 15.6, macOS 12.5, watchOS[...]

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Austin, TX 78759
(512) 336-2970

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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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