Fitness Tracker Vulnerabilities and How to Deal with Them

Accounteks ConsultingComputers

If Fitbit Charge users were wearing their fitness trackers when they heard the news about Fitbit user accounts being hacked, they probably saw their heart rates increase. On January 6, 2016, BuzzFeed News broke the story on how cybercriminals hacked multiple Fitbit user accounts. They changed email addresses and usernames as well as tried to swindle Fitbit out of replacement … Read More

4 IT Trends to Watch in 2016

Accounteks ConsultingBusiness Forecasts

What is going to happen to the IT world in 2016? While no one knows for sure, it is possible to make a few educated guesses based on current industry trends. The following predictions offer both early warnings and potential opportunities for business owners, helping them chart the best course forward. Here are four IT trends business owners should watch … Read More

9 New and Improved Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Office Productivity

Windows 10 has many new and improved features. To make them easier to access and use, Microsoft has added some new keyboard shortcuts and improved others. Using these nine keyboard shortcuts can save you time: 1. Win+A Windows 10’s new Action Center notifies you of items that might need your attention, such as security alerts, recommended maintenance tasks, incoming emails, … Read More

Scam Of The Week: Your Stolen iPhone Has Been Found

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Between 3 and 4 million smartphones are stolen every year. It’s your modern-day purse snatching. Many people put their entire private and work lives on these devices which can cost up to 500 bucks. Losing a device or getting it stolen can feel like a disaster, way beyond just the monetary loss.  Cyber thieves count on this panic and abuse … Read More