Category Archives: Business IT Advice

Georgia County Forced to Pay Hackers $400,000 To End Ransomware Attack

A Georgia county was forced to pay $400,000 to cyber criminals last week to get their systems back online after a devastating cyber attack. From 11Alive: A ransomware attack that impacted Jackson County emergency services and crippled the government’s computer systems cost the rural community $400,000, the county manager confirmed Saturday.County manager Kevin Poe said that cyber-security…
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6 Reasons Your Computer’s Hard Drive Could Fail

Did you know that millions of hard drives fail every year? There are various reasons for this, but thousands of people and businesses lose valuable data like bank records, Quickbooks Files, order info, or even customer data due to hard drive failures. Over the next few weeks, we'll be looking at different issues causing hard…
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Are your computers ready for hurricanes?

Are you prepared for hurricanes? Most of us prepare by stocking up on food, flashlight batteries, and making sure a generator is accessible. But there are important steps you need to take to prepare your computers and IT systems for major storms like hurricanes. As Hurricane Florence makes its way up the Eastern coast this…
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