Entries by Advantage Computer Inc.

Apple announces iOS 12 for iPhones and iPads

Apple announces iOS 12 for iPhones and iPads Everything we officially know so far. Apple has just officially unveiled iOS 12 at its annual WWDC conference. This is the software that will define the experience of 2018’s new iPhones, and also update current iPhones and iPads when it comes out to devices later this year. “With […]

FBI warns of new North Korea malware attacks

FBI warns of new North Korea malware attacks You may remember four years ago, there was a malware attack on Sony Pictures. That attack led to leaks of unreleased films, publications of executive salaries and passcodes. And last year, there was the massive attack of ransomware called “WannaCry.” The WannaCry campaign has claimed 200,000 victims across 150 […]

Several state agencies targeted by malware threat

Several state agencies targeted by malware threat PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Some technical issues experienced by a few state agencies on Friday have been attributed to malware, according to Department of Administration public information officer Brena McCabe. She confirmed to Eyewitness News, agencies affected are the Department of Children, Youth and Families, Department of Human Services, and the […]

Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub, and could announce the deal as early as Monday. Bloomberg reports that the software giant has agreed to acquire GitHub, and that the company chose Microsoft partly because of CEO Satya Nadella. Business Insider first reported that Microsoft had been in talks with GitHub recently. RELATED Microsoft confirms it’s acquiring GitHub […]

Don’t Pay the Ransom Unless You Really Have To

Don’t Pay the Ransom Unless You Really Have To How hospitals can protect themselves against ransomware. By Josephine WolffJun. 1, 2018 2:00 PM This article is part of Update or Die, a series from Future Tense about how businesses and other organizations keep up with technological change—and the cost of falling behind. Very early on the morning of […]

Think your Mac doesn’t need antivirus software? Actually, it does.

There’s a common misconception that Macs don’t need antivirus software. Unfortunately, that’s far from accurate these days. Macs are generally more secure than PCs, thanks to a more secure operating system where certain aspects of its software are more locked down and harder to infiltrate by rogue software. Also, fewer people own Macs meaning fewer targets for criminals. […]