Meltdown and Spectre – What You Need to Know

Recently, a major vulnerability in modern processors like Intel has been exploited by two nasty bugs – Meltdown and Spectre. Who is affected? This affects laptops, desktops, cloud infrastructures, and smartphones (basically everyone using a modern computer). Is there a fix? Microsoft, Linux, and OS X have released patches to protect against Meltdown and Spectre. What…

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Why Fully Managed IT Services are NOT About the Technology

Mavidea, alongside website development and marketing services, offers fully managed IT services for small business. One of the most common misconceptions about managed IT services is that the service is mainly about the technology offered and maintained as part of the service. It’s not, and if any company is offering you IT services and is…

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Password Basics – 5 Important Steps to Healthy Passwords

It’s that time again to talk about passwords and remind everyone on the importance of password safety! Every week we hear new stories of identities being stolen and Facebook accounts being hacked. There are some very simple ways to protect yourself and your organization from hacked accounts. Don’t Use Common Passwords 10 most common passwords:…

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