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Sudden Low Storage Space: cab_* File Generation

Recently at IT Support Miami, one of our clients called in with an issue present on several of their computers. The client’s computers all had a significant amount of storage space suddenly occupied. These were 500+ GB hard drives that normally only held about 100 GB of data. Now the hard drives were almost completely [...]

Limited Space Using Hyper-V Virtual Server

Many of our clients use cloud-based virtual servers to store their important data. Using a virtual server allows for many users to access and make changes to the same data. Since the server exists on the cloud, it is not limited to the physical computer that is used to run it. Our clients use programs [...]

Security flaw exposed in Adobe flash player

Researchers at Trend Micro have uncovered a flaw in all versions of Adobe flash player that put Linux, Mac and Windows users in jeopardy alike. The vulnerability was discovered after a recent attack by the hacker coalition known as Pawn Storm. Trend Micro claims the exploit could allow attackers to gain complete control of an [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flash Player Zero-day exploit, patch immediately!

Flash Player 0-day exploited in the wild, patch immediately! Adobe has released an emergency patch for its notoriously buggy Flash Player software because attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that can lead to total system compromise. "Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2015-3113 is being actively exploited in the wild via limited, targeted attacks. [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Hibernation Windows computer

How to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows To make hibernation unavailable, follow these steps: Click Start, and then type cmd in the Start Search box. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator. When you are prompted by User Account Control, click Continue. [...]

By | June 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to protect from the Shellshock Bash bug

A worrying new security vulnerability has muscled its way onto the Internet, and world-leading security experts are saying it's even worse than this year's Heartbleed fiasco. Called "Bash" or "Shellshock", the security flaw is inherent to a computer's shell. This is the user interface that accesses operating systems like Command Prompt, and means that many [...]

By | September 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 2014 Microsoft, Adobe Push Critical Fixes

If you use Microsoft products or Adobe Flash Player, please take a moment to read this post and update your software. Adobe today issued a critical update that plugs at least three security holes in the program. Separately, Microsoft released six security updates that address 29 vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer. Most of the [...]

By | July 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

End of life for Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft will no longer be providing hot fixes, product updates and security patches for Windows XP and Office 2003 On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer be providing hot fixes, product updates and security patches for Windows XP and Office 2003. This could affect your internal network security and regulatory compliance and potentially expose [...]

By | February 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments