Trend Micro Scam

Trend Micro Imposters!

Last week we received a call from one of our customers. They said someone claiming to be from Trend Micro contacted and stated Trend Micro was out of date.  The caller named Akeem gave our customer the phone number 817-386-4921. Some of our clients do have Trend Micro installed on their computer as their antivirus, and this was one of the customers. However, the software on their computer was already current and up-to-date. First of all, Trend Micro (or any of our vendors) would never call our customers directly. If …

Cryptolocker virus alert

New Virus ‘CryptoLocker’ On The Rise

This virus is circulating and demanding $300 to unlock your computer and files. We are asking everyone to practice caution with internet browsing and opening emails as this virus has already infected two of our customers and has been difficult to remove. Because the virus is new, anti-virus software is not able to detect and quarantine the infection yet.

windows 7 disappearing

Windows 7 Disappearing Quickly

While Microsoft support for Windows 7 in its various forms/versions continues, availability of new Windows 7 computers and upgrades (home to premium) is quickly evaporating.

IT Quick Tip: Exploding Computers!

Ok- your computer probably won’t explode, but it is easy to forget that computers are no more than machines. Like any machine, computers need maintenance.