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PC Prices Set To Rise Due To Supply Issues

With the world beginning to round the corner where the pandemic is concerned, life is slowly, in fits and starts, beginning to return to normal. As that happens, demand is surging everywhere, ...

Notification Of New Subscription Billing Could Be A Phishing Attack

There's a dangerous new phishing scam you should be aware of and alert your employees to right away. A growing trend in the hacking world is to use mixed media, including phone ...

Google Chrome Speed Will Increase With Update

If you're one of the legions of users who rely on Google's Chrome browser when you surf the web, we've got great news. As of the release of Chrome 91, it's about ...

Bose Is Latest Company To Have Employee Data Breached

Bose is the latest in an unending parade of major companies to disclose that they've been the victim of a ransomware attack. In the company's breach notification letter, they indicated that they ...

Beware Of Voice Message Phishing Attacks Called Vishing

Hackers and scammers have been experimenting with "vishing" in recent months, as a subset of phishing. Conventional phishing tactics rely on sending emails that employ a variety of social engineering tricks to ...

Malware Called Phorpiex Delivers Ransomware With Old School Tactics

If you're involved with internet security on any level, then you're probably already familiar with the name Phorpiex. The malicious botnet has been around for years, and the people who control it ...

Massive Data Leak Affects More Than 100M Android Users

If you own an Android smart device, be advised there has been a data leak. Security researchers at Check Point have recently discovered a massive data leak that left an assortment of ...

Soon, Windows 10 Releases Will Not Include Internet Explorer

The latest Windows Insider Preview build contains a quirky bit of history, or rather, it specifically doesn't contain it. That most recent Windows 10 build is the first one ever to be ...

Google Improves Android Feature To Change Compromised Passwords

Several months back, Google introduced a new feature to its Chrome browser that searched a user's stored passwords, comparing them against a list of known compromised passwords. The best part is they ...

Apple Malware Problem Unacceptable According To Apple Executive

Craig Federighi, one of the top executives at Apple, is not happy, and recently made his displeasure known in court. In response to questions from Apple's lawyers, he said, "Today, we have ...

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PC Prices Set To Rise Due To Supply Issues

PC Prices Set To Rise Due To Supply Issues

With the world beginning to round the corner where the pandemic is concerned, life is slowly, in fits and starts,[...]
Notification Of New Subscription Billing Could Be A Phishing Attack

Notification Of New Subscription Billing Could Be A Phishing Attack

There's a dangerous new phishing scam you should be aware of and alert your employees to right away. A growing[...]
Google Chrome Speed Will Increase With Update

Google Chrome Speed Will Increase With Update

If you're one of the legions of users who rely on Google's Chrome browser when you surf the web, we've[...]

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Suite 307-429
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 336-2970

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Suite 260
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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