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Turn Cortana Off At Lock Screen To Avoid Potential Hack

Do you use Cortana?  It's a handy virtual assistant (like Siri) built into Windows 10.  Unfortunately, as useful as she is, there's a problem. Even if you don't use Cortana yourself, ...

Study Shows People Prefer Alternatives Over Passwords

File this one away under "confirming things we already knew."  A recent study conducted jointly by Blink and Trusona confirmed that people just don't like passwords very much. Their study tracked ...

New Trick Lets Hackers Bypass Office 365 Email Security

What's old is new again. Hackers have recently begun re-deploying a decade-old trick called 'ZeroFont' to get around Microsoft's security filters and deliver phishing and spam emails to Office 365 email ...

Some Private Posts On Facebook May Have Been Exposed

Facebook is in hot water again.  Recently, the company admitted that while testing a new feature on the site, they inadvertently made public the posts of more than fourteen million users.  ...

New InvisiMole Malware Turns Your System Into A Video Camera

Another week, another new threat.  This time, in the form of a new strain of malware that researchers are calling InvisiMole.  The new threat was discovered by researchers at ESET, who ...

Microsoft Ending Forum Support For Older Operating Systems

Big changes are coming from Microsoft starting in July (exact date unknown), and it has potentially dire implications if you're using some of the company's older technology.       Microsoft ...

Attackers Targeting Job Seekers Via Listings And Recruitment

Cyber-criminals around the world are increasingly focusing their attention on job seekers.  According to the security firm Flashpoint, there has been a notable uptick in ploys involving phony job listings that ...

TicketFly Customer Information May Have Been Hacked

Another week, another high-profile data breach, but this one can be filed under "Missed Opportunity."  The site in question is "TicketFly," which is a web-based event ticket sales website owned by ...

The Cost of IT Downtime

Infrastructure matters. When your network or applications unexpectedly fail or crash, IT downtime can have a direct impact on your bottom line and ongoing business operations. In some extreme cases, data ...

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Keeping your kids safe online is a topic that will always be relevant. Recently, Apple announced its new operating system, iOS 12, at its annual Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, ...

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Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

Microsoft Testing User Based Windows Setup For Performance Optimization

What do you primarily use your PC for? It's a more important question than you might think, because different use[...]
Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Microsoft And HP Partnering For Better Laptop Battery Health

Do you own a newer HP laptop? If so, do you make use of the HP Battery Health Manager? If[...]
Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Hackers are relentless when it comes to testing the boundaries of software for potential weaknesses to exploit. It seems that an[...]

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Bemidji (HQ)

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

Grand Rapids (Field Office)

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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