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NEW OFFICE LOCATION NEXT TO COSTCO – PC WORKS

NEW OFFICE LOCATION NEXT TO COSTCO – PC WORKS

Come on in and see our new office location! It is centrally located at Costco Wholesale so our customers from Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino can conveniently visit us. Our new address is… 3767 KARICIO LN. Suite D., Prescott, AZ, 86303 Located above Costco and Joe’s Furniture. ***We are still offering the same services. In-Home/At-Business ... Read More
 
5 Cyber Safety Tips for Traveling on Memorial Day

5 Cyber Safety Tips for Traveling on Memorial Day

Hackers don’t take holidays off. If you’re traveling for the Memorial Day weekend, you should follow these five cyber safety tips. The recommendations were provided by Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance in Washington, D.C. Turn off the “location services” feature on your mobile devices if you’re not using them. Otherwise, ... Read More
 
IP Phone Systems

IP Phone Systems

We use a cloud based business IP phone systems and fax. It combines a hosted phone system with advanced call and fax management, reliable phone and fax service, and full-featured HD IP phones that can be pre-configured with limitless setups for easy and high-tech use. With IP phone systems that are a cloud based system, you can ... Read More
 
Chinese hackers compromise data security from third-party IT companies!

Chinese hackers compromise data security from third-party IT companies!

Companies that choose to outsource their IT operations should be careful. Suspected Chinese hackers have been hitting businesses by breaching their third-party IT service providers and compromising their data security. Major IT suppliers that specialize in cloud storage, help desk, and application management have become a top target for the hacking group known as APT10. These ... Read More
 
Repeal of Internet Privacy Protections

Repeal of Internet Privacy Protections

A Repeal of Internet Privacy Protections Congress on Tuesday moved to dismantle online privacy rules created during the Obama era. The rules, which were scheduled to take effect this year, would have required internet providers to get permission before collecting and selling a customer’s online information, including browsing activities. The new F.C.C. rules had not taken effect, ... Read More
 
Warning: Avoid Google’s New Chat App Allo!

Warning: Avoid Google’s New Chat App Allo!

“Free for download today: Google Mail, Google Maps, and Google Surveillance,” he wrote. “That’s #Allo. Don’t use Allo.” Edward Snowden has warned people not to use Google’s new chat app, Allo, because it lets the company read everything that they say. Google has finally released its new chat app after showing it off over the summer. ... Read More
 
Beware Windows Live Mail Users!

Beware Windows Live Mail Users!

Windows Live Mail is being dumped! Windows Live Mail is a desktop email program Microsoft introduced to replace Outlook Express. It is part of the Windows Essentials suite, which includes several fine programs: Live Mail, Live Writer, Photo Gallery, MovieMaker and OneDrive. Unfortunately, the suite has not been updated since 2012, and will not be updating ... Read More
 
Clean Out Your Computer Day

Clean Out Your Computer Day

NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY Observed on the second Monday in February, National Clean Out Your Computer Day is a day to take some time out of your busy schedule to do needed care on your computers. Over time, files and programs that are unused on your PC clog the memory and cause confusion during retrieval and use ... Read More
 
Computer Security Risks You Might Not Think Of

Computer Security Risks You Might Not Think Of

– USB Drive Infections – Computer security attacks can happen very quickly if a nasty USB stick should be plugged into your computer by you or someone else. In several studies we will readily plug in any random USB drives we come across just to see what’s on there. Modern versions of Windows and macOS no ... Read More
 
Beware Gmail Users!

Beware Gmail Users!

There’s a new phishing scam targeting Gmail users.  Security researchers say that it’s highly effective and that even experienced, tech-savvy users are being tricked by it. A phishing scam is where a false email, or malicious link, that looks real is clicked on and brings you to a false site that asks for your log-in information, ... Read More
 
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