Scam Of The Week: TurboTax Phishing Attack

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It’s tax season and the bad guys are in full swing. They try to get your Accounting or HR team to send over the W-2s of all employees, but they also target employees in the office and/or at the house. There is a current phishing scam going around you need to warn your employees, friends and family about.    TurboTax … Read More

Even if You Don’t Pay, Ransomware Attacks Are Very Expensive

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According to a new survey by Intermedia called "2016 Crypto-Ransomware Report", ransomware attacks are increasing, costing businesses dearly. Employees are usually locked out for days after an attack, and often the cleanup process causes extensive downtime.   Cyber mafias who infect workstations with their latest ransomware strain often don’t get the money they demand — but that doesn’t mean that the … Read More

The Right and Wrong Ways to Get Rid of Old Computers

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Security & Privacy

Before getting rid of an old computer, you need to make sure that all the personal and sensitive data on the hard drive is irretrievable. If personal or sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, your business could incur staggering direct and indirect expenses. The average total cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.8 million, according to the … Read More

Office 2016: Upgrade now and get modern productivity on your device!

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Why should I upgrade to the new Office 2016?  Microsoft Office 2016 helps you to do your best work – anywhere, anytime and with anyone. New, modern versions of the classic desktop applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, are built for maximum productivity. You’ll have access to your docs in the cloud whenever you need them. And it’s easy to … Read More

5 Problems That You Can Solve With Effective Document Management

Accounteks ConsultingDocument Management

Some people will tell you that there is only one constant in this world: change. Businessmen, on the other hand, will tell you that there’s at least one more constant that they must contend with, namely paperwork. Every company on the planet has a way of keeping track of their documents. Yet, in spite of the technological advancements made over … Read More