Archive for Security

WordPress Password Security: Why It’s Important

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

WordPress password security is more important than it’s given credit for.  Just ask anyone who’s had their website hacked.  Hackers can turn access to your website into money in their pockets and damage your online reputation at the same time. WordPress Password Security is Your First Line of Defense Here is an interesting video illustrating […]

Windows Defender Offline, What Is It?

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn about Windows Defender Offline and how it helps remove malicious and other potentially unwanted software. What is Windows Defender Offline? Why We Use Windows Defender Offline Windows Defender Offline is one of the tools that BCCS Computer Systems uses to repair operating systems that have been compromised by malware.  This tool from Microsoft allows […]

ALERT: Fake “Microsoft Support” Telephone Scam

| January 23, 2014 | 1 Comments

Several customers have alerted us to a telephone scam involving attackers that call pretending to be “Microsoft support”.  The attackers will try to sell you an extended warranty and ask you to log onto a website with the intention of taking over your computer.  If they are successful, they will lock you out of your […]

Infosecurity – Beware Phishing Campaigns Against WordPress Users

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s always good to protect your password, especially your website password!  It’s no fun getting your website hacked, but if it happens to you call BCCS Computer Systems to repair the breach, setup automatic backups, and protect against future intrusions. Infosecurity – Beware Phishing Campaigns Against WordPress Users.

Apple Announces iCloud Keychain, 1Password-Like Password Manager – Mac Rumors

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Apple Announces iCloud Keychain, 1Password-Like Password Manager – Mac Rumors.

Why You Should Use a Password Manager and How to Get Started

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why You Should Use a Password Manager and How to Get Started.

New Phone Number? Update Your Banking Text Alerts

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you change phone numbers, be sure to update your information on your banks website concerning text message banking alerts. If not, you never know who could be reading your banking information.

Unlocked perfect storm of Adobe Acrobat security, Verizon MiFi, Cisco VPN and slow opening pdf file issues

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

I spent a good bit of today trying to figure out how a Verizon MiFi device alone or paired with a VPN connection could cause locally stored PDFs to take 25-30 secs each to open.  The Verizon device had great bandwidth (20Mbps) but apparently suffered from terrible latency.  The largest culprit was Adobe Acrobat/Reader security which alone did not […]