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12Feb

Changes to Office & Windows Servicing & Support

Feb 12th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

2/1/2018 Post from Microsoft Delivering a secure and productive modern workplace is a top priority for many of our commercial customers, and we’re committed to help. Last July, we took a big step forward in this journey with the introduction of Microsoft 365, a new product suite that brings [...]

12Feb

Update from HP: Processor Vulnerability

Feb 12th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

Google Project Zero has publicly disclosed a vulnerability with modern CPUs related to side-channel “speculative execution” exploits, which have been named Spectre and Meltdown. This is an industry-wide issue, impacting all manufacturers’ PC and server hardware using the affected CPUs. Malicious code designed to exploit this vulnerability could potentially [...]

9Jan

Security Vulnerability: Speculative execution side-channel attacks or Meltdown and Spectre.

Jan 9th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

CTComp has been following a developing story in the tech world and we wanted to share with you what we know so far. Researchers have discovered a security vulnerability that affects nearly all modern processors and operating systems. These vulnerabilities are known as “speculative execution side-channel attacks” but you [...]

7Jan

HP Battery Recall

Jan 7th, 2018|Security & Technology Updates|

HP Battery Recall HP has released an important safety announcement.  The following explains the HP Notebook Computer and Mobile Workstation Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program. HP Battery Recall – It is Essential to Read and Check Your Battery – Applies to ProBook 640, 645, 650, 655G2, 655G3, ZBook 17G3, [...]

15Dec

Sitefinity Security Advisory

Dec 15th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

Sitefinity Security Advisory We have been notified that Sitefinity has issued an advisory and a software patch for a security vulnerability in their platform.  We recommend applying the patch as soon as possible. For more information about the vulnerability, please see the advisory and link below from Progress. Sitefinity [...]

4Dec

Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home Annual Conference

Dec 4th, 2017|Events|

Great day with members and customers on November 1, 2017 at the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home Annual Conference!  Full day of education, networking, and expert guidance on compliance, agency leadership and gaining a market share foothold in population health management.

15May

Wanna Cry/WannaCrypt

May 15th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

The newest Ransomware making headlines today is Wanna Cry/WannaCrypt It affects both servers and devices.  Windows 10 is not affected however all older OS versions are.  In fact Microsoft released a patch for XP and 2003 even though both are no longer supported for patches! Here is a link [...]

9Feb

Cisco Notice

Feb 9th, 2017|Security & Technology Updates|

Cisco has identified an issue with a component, a clock-signal, which is faulty in some of its equipment.  In some units, this clock signal component will degrade over time. Although the Cisco products with this component are currently performing normally, Cisco expects product failures to increase over time, beginning after [...]

1Feb

We are Hiring! Help Desk/Field Service Technician

Feb 1st, 2017|News|

What you will be doing: • Achieve results for a premier IT Services Organization • Install/troubleshoot Hardware and Software • Help Desk Support / Respond to Client Tickets • Support our Clients IT Staff • Travel when necessary to client sites This position will allow you to be a [...]

8Dec

CTComp Connection – December 2016

Dec 8th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates CTComp is Now Microsoft Surface Retailer! Connecticut Computer Service is now able to provide our customers with the full line-up of Microsoft Surface devices. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/devices/compare-devices Outlook 2007 Will Officially Go Out of Support with Office 365 October 31st, 2017 The recommended solution is to move to the [...]

7Jul

CTComp Connection – July 2016

Jul 7th, 2016|News|

Tech Updates Microsoft introduces an Active Directory – Group Policy Object (GPO) Behavior Change MS16-072 This past patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a patch to prevent a theoretical “man in the middle attack” when GPOs are downloaded from your servers to your endpoints. https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-072 When that patch is applied, there [...]

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