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The money game (or how tech is changing the way we pay)

Once upon a time, not all that long ago, monetary transactions were pretty simple: People were paid for work or for items in cash or with a paper check.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – June 2016

On the third party patch front, we have a mixed bag this June. Apple released only one update, while Adobe issued seven – the largest number in many months – and other vendors stayed within usual parameters.

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The sysadmin’s pledge

If you’ve seen “Game of Thrones,” tell me you don’t for a moment at least feel a sense of brotherhood with the brothers of the Night’s Watch.

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Ransomware takes it to the next level: Javascript

If you’re lucky, you’ve only been hearing about ransomware. If you’re not so lucky, you might have experienced it firsthand. Now we’re seeing one of the nastiest versions of ransomware yet.

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Cool tools to use – OffCAT 2.2

There are dozens of tools out there that help Exchange sysadmins run their systems, optimize them, troubleshoot them, and monitor them. OffCAT 2.2 is one of them.

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First PCs, now smartphones: Are our devices doomed?

Tablet sales are now dropping drastically and some folks have begun to forecast that the smartphone is on its last legs, too, soon to be replaced by … what?

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June 2016 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft seems to have a thing for “Sweet 16” lately, as once again they’ve released 16 updates for June’s Patch Tuesday.

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Worried about the TeamViewer hack? Here’s a free tool to help

In the past days there were news posts saying the widely used remote control solution TeamViewer had been breached. How can you protect yourself?

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