Badrabbit Malware Attack

Good morning customers! It was brought to our attention yesterday that many businesses worldwide were hit with a new and particularly rough form of ransomware, dubbed “Badrabbit”. The majority of these ransomware attacks were centered in the USA, Russia,...

Malware Protection Made Simple!

One of the most common issues we find in our day-to-day repair work is the discovery of malware on a customer’s PC or laptop. Malware (short for malicious software) is a software specifically designed to damage, incapacitate or otherwise ruin computers and their...

Hurry, Windows 7, and 8.1 Users!

Microsoft will not be putting in the work necessary to make new hardware work with older versions of Windows. The old operating systems will lack the latest updates and they might not function properly. This new policy doesn’t mean that Windows 7 and 8.1 are no...

Google Takeout!…And possibly your photos.

I know we’ve all been there.  Trying desperately to get all the pictures out of someone’s iCloud account.  It’s frustrating.  Thankfully using the iCloud for PC app seems to work and we can, relatively, easily get those photos into a computer from...

Protect yourself from the WannaCrypt ransomware.

Microsoft pushes security update to older versions of windows, provides guidance to customers. Malwarebytes 3.0 and Malwarebytes Enterprise already protect against ransomware like WannaCrypt. MCW highly recommends either one of these version to stay safe online....

DON’T CALL – IT’S A SCAM!

We have been getting a countless amount of calls to our San Diego office regarding the “Zeus Virus” and multiple other popups saying to call a certain 1-800 number. A large portion of these popups will “lock” you out of your computer so that...

Your Wireless Router Could Bottleneck!

Time Warner is now Spectrum and as a result, internet speeds have increased.  The base level of speed should be up over 100 Mbps with options to go higher than that.  Cox has had broadband cable modem speeds over 100 Mbps for years now.  If that's the case in your...