Support for Window XP ends April 8, 2014

Support for Window XP ends April 8, 2014

This means there will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system. It is very important that customers and partners migrate to a modern operating system such as Windows 8.1. Customers moving to a modern operating system will benefit from dramatically enhanced security, broad device choice for a mobile workforce, higher user productivity, and a lower total cost of ownership through improved management capabilities.

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Windows Update Live Virus Circulating

Warning. Do not open any message with an attachment called Archive (Windows Live) regardless of who sends it to you. This is a virus that burns the entire hard disk. This virus comes from a know person you have in your mailing list, so you may want to alert your friends.

If you receive a message called” “UPDATING WINDOWS LIVE”, even if is is sent by a friend, do not open it. It has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus that ever existed. The virus was discovered in the past day by McAfee. There if NO chance of repair for this type of virus.

Not always safe to save passwords in your web browser

For convenience many of us in the past have ‘saved your password’ in your Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox web browser. While it is convenient it can pose a significant security risk to you. Especially if you are not prone to keep your anti malware and other antivirus programs updated.

It is very important to keep your browser free of unnecessary add-ons and to keep them updated. If you are accessing your website via FTP certainly saving your password on your web browser is a big no no!

Any important passwords should be changed at least once per month.