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Microsoft Edge Will Redirect Users To HTTPS Secure Sites

If you're a Microsoft Edge user, be aware. Beginning in July, with the release of Edge 92, the browser will automatically redirect users to a secure HTTPS connection any time they visit ...

Here Is How The New iOS Update Improves Privacy

Targeted advertising has become a mainstay of life on the web these days. You do a search on Amazon for say, exercise bikes, and then, just about every other website you visit ...

New Android Malware Called FluBot Is Stealing Passwords

There's a new malware threat you need to be aware of, and it recently made its way onto the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's radar. Called FluBot, it is designed to steal ...

4G Internet Is Headed To The Moon

NASA has big ambitions to put 4G internet on the moon, and has tasked Nokia with turning their dream into a reality. It seems like the next logical step, really, since 4G ...

Hackers Delivering And Hiding Malware While Undetected

Last year, Google made some important changes to their Chrome browser in a bid to increase user security. Among these changes was to default to "HTTPS" in the browser in an attempt ...

Ficker Malware Tricks People To Get Their Passwords

Jiri Kropac, the head of ESET's Threat Detection Labs, recently reported a new malware campaign to be aware of. This one is a bit different in terms of methodology. Hackers most commonly ...

New Devices May Not Use Default Passwords

You know how, when you buy a new router to set up a home network, it comes with a default password like 'Admin,' which you have to remember to change? If you ...

Hackers Might Guess Your Passwords Easier Than You Thought

Password security has long been a thorn in the side of IT Security Professionals. It's easy enough to understand why. Passwords are inconvenient from the perspective of users, which is why they ...

Latest Windows 10 Update Replaces Edge Legacy With Chromium Edge

It's no secret that Microsoft has struggled where web browsers are concerned. Internet Explorer was basically a security-riddled disaster and was eventually retired for that very reason. The company's next attempt was ...

Update Adobe Now For Several Critical Security Updates

Adobe continues to work at a feverish pace to address critical security vulnerabilities in its product line. Their most recent patch addresses a total of ten security flaws across the following four ...

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Efficiency is Key: How Automation Can Benefit Your Small Business

Efficiency is Key: How Automation Can Benefit Your Small Business

Businesses have become increasingly competitive in the digital age, and innovative entrepreneurs have taken steps to give their companies an[...]
The Power of Social Media for Businesses

The Power of Social Media for Businesses

Businesses can significantly benefit from utilizing social media as a marketing tool. With billions of people using social media worldwide,[...]
Effective Collaboration in the Digital Age: Strategies for Remote Teams

Effective Collaboration in the Digital Age: Strategies for Remote Teams

Technology has drastically changed the way people work. With the rise in remote jobs and teams, workers need to collaborate[...]

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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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