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Tuesday Tip: Stop Using Public USB Ports!

By: Richard Stokes I first wrote about this topic more than 5 years ago and although time has passed, this one still raises eyebrows. So, here it is……never, ever, ever, under any circumstances, plug your smartphone or any other USB connected device into a USB port that isn’t your own.   This includes places such…

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The Top 10 Tuesday Tips of 2018

2018 was another amazing year here at Network 1. We’d like to thank you for being a part of it, and we hope you continue to enjoy our weekly Tuesday Tips as 2019 kicks into gear.   Let’s celebrate by counting down the Top 10 Tuesday Tips from last year:   10. Richard Stokes –…

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Tuesday Tip: Still Faxing?

By: Tony Coughlin The traditional fax machine was a vital piece of office equipment for many years. It allowed employees to quickly transfer documents from one location to another in lieu of using the US Postal Service. Faxing, while not the most popular method in 2019, can still be considered a secure way to send documents,…

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Tuesday Tip: 773 Million Reasons to Act Now

by Tony Rushin 773 million email addresses and passwords were widely distributed by the “bad guys” in January, 2019. The set – dubbed Collection #1 – came from over 2,000 hacked databases.   If you already have a password manager – we recommend LastPass – and use 2-factor authentication (2FA), skip to the bottom of…

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Tuesday Tip: Windows File History

By: Blaine Williams Windows File History is a built-in Windows tool (introduced in Windows 8) that provides end users with the functionality to restore local files to previously modified versions. This tool can also be used to restore deleted files within the Windows operating system. As a prerequisite to enabling Windows File History, you’ll need…

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