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, it presents a unique opportunity to reach potential customers and grow your business.  To get started, creating a social media marketing plan is essential. This will help you identify your target audience, set goals, and outline your strategy. Some elements …

Jump-Start Your Companies Social Media Presence

Social media marketing is an effective tool used to promote your company online. Many people use social media channels to promote products or services; however, companies can also use social media to generate leads without advertising on search engines like Google. In addition, companies with blogs and social media pages might run sponsored posts on other companies’ sites to build …

How To Optimize Your Website With SEO

So, you’ve built your company’s website. That’s great news and a major milestone, for sure.  Unfortunately, your work is just beginning.  If you want anybody to be able to find you among the billions of sites that make up the internet, you’re going to need a little bit of help. The first and best thing you can do for your …

Apple To Settle Butterfly Keyboard Lawsuit

Do you have a MacBook with a Butterfly Keyboard?  If so, keep an eye out for an email regarding the Butterfly Keyboard class action lawsuit. Recently, Apple has agreed to pay out $50 million to settle the suit that alleged that Apple knew about flaws with the butterfly keyboard’s switches it built into several MacBook models. The keyboards were first …

Hackers Are Pretending To be Chipotle In Poisoned Emails

Hackers Are Pretending To be Chipotle In Poisoned Emails Chipotle recently reported that an account used by their company’s marketing department had been hacked. A currently active campaign is underway leveraging this account. The hackers are sending out phishing emails containing poisoned links. A recipient clicking on these links will be directed to a malicious website designed to prompt users …

Some US Mercedes Customers Likely Hit With Data Breach

Do you own, or have you recently test-driven a Mercedes? If so, or if you’ve created an account on their website for some other purpose, be advised that the company recently disclosed that they had been hacked. They say that the attackers made off with personal and financial information belonging to more than 1.6 million account holders. Based on the …

Microsoft Windows Is Working On Windows 11 Update Release

Later this year, the Windows 10 era will officially come to an end with the release of Windows 11. The latest version of the OS promises a raft of new features that will offer a “Next Gen” experience. Here’s a quick overview of what you can expect to see in Windows 11 when it is rolled out: A Totally Redesigned …

Ransomware Attackers Demand 20 Million From U.S. Kia Motors

Strange things are afoot at Kia Motors America (KMA), a subsidiary of Kia Motors with more than 800 dealerships scattered across the United States. Recently the company has reported a nationwide IT outage that is impacting their mobile UVO Link apps, phone services, the company’s payment system, and a number of dealer-specific applications. If you’re trying to make a payment …

Some Smartphones Hold Their Value Better Than Others Says Report

Cellphones are everywhere. There are literally billions of them in service and many people have and regularly use more than one. They also represent a significant investment, and the hope is that when you buy one, it will provide you with at least a few years of reliable service and retain a fair amount of its value. You get it …

Even Big Companies Like Nissan Get Hacked

Even the largest companies in the world can’t claim immunity to hacking, data breaches and momentary lapses in judgment. Nissan is a classic case in point. Recently, due to a careless oversight, default admin credentials were left in place on part of the company’s network. That allowed an unknown third party to easily breach the company’s network and gain access …