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Security Tips: Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher and even offering credentials to support that [...]

July 20th, 2018|Security|

Microsoft and Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Microsoft and Walmart are teaming up for a strategic partnership that will take on rival Amazon in both technology and retail. Walmart is announcing today, at Microsoft’s Inspire partner conference, that it’s partnering with Microsoft to use the company’s cloud services. The five-year agreement will see Walmart use Azure and Microsoft 365 across the company, [...]

July 19th, 2018|IT News|

Intel explains how 1-watt panels will add hours to your laptop’s battery life

Intel wants its Low Power Display Technology to become nearly ubiquitous sometime next year. Nearly lost in the flood of Intel announcements at Computex—Intel’s 28-core chip, the 8086K Anniversary Edition, and more—was something a bit more fundamental: the development of 1-watt display panels, which will have a profound impact on battery life. Intel said it is working with Innolux [...]

June 19th, 2018|IT News|

FBI to all router users: Reboot now to neuter Russia’s VPNFilter malware

The FBI is recommending that all small business and home router owners reboot devices, even if they're not among the brands known to be affected. The FBI is urging small businesses and households to immediately reboot routers following Cisco's report that 500,000 infected devices could be destroyed with a single command. The malware, dubbed VPNFilter, was [...]

June 18th, 2018|IT News|

When will Microsoft end support for your version of Windows…? Server 2008 to end support soon.

If your organization is running Windows 10, April 10, 2018 marks an important milestone. For Windows 10 version 1607 (the so-called Anniversary Update), that date marks the official end-of-service date. To continue receiving monthly security and quality updates, you need to install a newer feature update from the Semi-Annual Channel. If that abbreviated lifecycle seems [...]

May 9th, 2018|IT News|

What’s New in Recent Updates for Windows 10

Check out these features added in recent Windows 10 updates, including new features from the April 2018 Update. They'll help you get things done on your PC and across your other devices. Return to past activities in your timeline In the April 2018 Update, continue your recent PC or phone activities instantly from your timeline. [...]

May 9th, 2018|IT News|

Best Android Antivirus? The Top 11 Tools

The following are the 11 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s March 2018 evaluations of 20 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider of IT security and antivirus research.) Each Android antivirus software app listed below received perfect protection and usability scores of 6.0. The apps are in alphabetical order. [...]

May 8th, 2018|IT News|

Be Cautious with New iOS Feature

iOS 11 has been heavily criticized by the security community and there seems to be evidence to back up these concerns. Whenever new and shiny features are rolled out, they often come at the joy of the consumer base while security experts immediately dive into the cracks in the armor. One of the newest features [...]

October 13th, 2017|IT News, Security|

Top Laptops of 2017

Top Laptops of 2017 We all know how quickly the IT and technology world changes. New innovations mean new devices and at ICC, we really are your full-service IT company. Whether you need technical support, new infrastructure or technology recommendations, we’re here to help. Buying new equipment can be a daunting process and we want [...]

September 12th, 2017|IT News, Uncategorized|

Meet Our Team: Bryan Richmond

Meet our team and get to know a little bit more about Bryan! In a nutshell, my job entails: Fixing anything that comes my way:  Servers, workstations, applications.  I love building new solutions as well. How long you’ve been with ICC: I started working at ICC a little over a year and a half ago. Hometown: Spottswood, VA [...]

August 21st, 2017|ICC Team Members|