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Archive for December, 2018

Browser Security Symbols Don’t Mean Websites Are Legitimate

Most people use Google Chrome.  In fact, according to the latest statistics, Chrome has more than half the browser market share, with the rest dividing the smaller portion of the market between ...

Dell May Have Been Hacked So User Passwords Are Resetting 

Have you ever created an account on Dell's website to purchase computer equipment?  If so, your account may have been compromised.  As a precaution, Dell has forced password resets for every account ...

Windows 10 Will Notify Users When Apps Use Their Microphone

In recent months, security researchers have unearthed all sorts of new hardware vulnerabilities.  Several of them allow hackers to quietly assume control of your PC's built-in camera or microphone, giving them the ...

Microsoft Is Bringing Augmented Reality To The Military 

Microsoft just won a huge military contract worth $480 million to bring 100,000 customized AR (Augmented Reality) headsets, based on their HoloLens technology, to the US Army. The army's plan is to ...

Hackers Are Exploiting Home And Small Office Routers 

Akamai has discovered a nasty new hack that's allowing cybercriminals to move beyond simply compromising routers, but also, in some instances, to use the compromised routers to take control of other machines ...

Data On Millions Of Americans Leaked Through Open Server 

Bob Diachenko, the Director of Cyber Risk Research for Hacken, recently made a disturbing discovery.  He found an ElasticSearch server open and vulnerable on the internet, without so much as a password ...

USPS Vulnerability May Have Exposed Millions of Users

Do you have an account on USPS.com?  If so, you're not alone.  Tens of millions of Americans use it daily for a variety of purposes.  Unfortunately, if you do have an account, ...

Uber Gets Hefty Fine From The EU For Data Breach 

In recent years we've seen several companies suffer from hacks of various magnitudes. Over time, we've witnessed the growth of what could be described as best practices in terms of how to ...

Hackers Target Users Of Google Maps With Bank Phone Scam

Google relies on crowd sourcing to help keep its maps up to date.  There's no other approach that even comes close to being feasible.  Sure, Google has employees on the job, roving ...

Update Patch From Microsoft Causing Issues With Outlook Users

Back in October, Microsoft issued an update for Windows 10 that was a bit of a disaster.  It wound up deleting some user files and sparked a completely justified outrage.  The company ...

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Personal Medical Devices Recalled For Hacking Risk

Personal Medical Devices Recalled For Hacking Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to patients and healthcare providers that certain Medtronic MiniMed[...]
Windows Update May Not Work On Some Dual Boot Macs

Windows Update May Not Work On Some Dual Boot Macs

Windows 10 version 1903 is out. However, if you're a Mac user running Windows 10, you may not be able[...]
IP Camera Hacking Attempts Are Rising

IP Camera Hacking Attempts Are Rising

Recently, Trend Micro published some statistics that just about everyone should find disturbing.  According to their latest statistics, the security[...]

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1426 Bemidji Ave N, Suite 3
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 751-1032

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Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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Since 2004, Asgard Computers has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in Minnesota. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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