macOS Big Sur is bricking the 2013 and 2014 Macbook Pro

macOS Big Sur is bricking the 2013 and 2014 Macbook Pro Many owners of 13-inch MacBook Pro late 2013 and mid 2014 are reporting the macOS Big Sur update is bricking their computers. Macrumors has a large the running and to date users have been reporting the issue since Thursday. Other sites like Reddit are … Read more

BST Accounting Firm in Albany Had A Data Breach

BST Accounting Firm in Albany Had A Data Breach Well it happened. I received a letter, and shocking another Albany based business was most likely breached and customers data could have been accessed. If the recent attack on the Town of Colonie and the big attack on the City of Albany wasn’t enough. BST Accounting … Read more

Windows 7 Bug Prevents Users from Shutting Down

Windows 7 Bug Prevents Users from Shutting Down or Rebooting Computers Users of Windows 7 have been getting a “You don’t have permission to shut down this computer.” error according to user reports. Tech forums including Bleeping computer and multiple Reddit threads (1,2,3) report the Windows 7 bug prevents users from shutting down or rebooting … Read more

Windows 10’s update is causing boot failures

Windows 10 update is causing boot failures Boot Failures A new Windows 10 update is causing boot failures. Windows 10 KB4528760, which is Microsoft’s important security, is failing to install for users and the bug now appears to be widespread. The installation issues are widespread with more than a hundred reports from registered users on … Read more

Town of Colonie Cyberattack

Town of Colonie Cyberattack Colonie, New York – Hit by Ransomware Attack The town of Colonie’s had a cyberattack, forced to run operations offline. The Town of Colonie Cyberattack attack was discovered Wednesday Jan 15th in the evening. “The town has not paid any ransom” according to the Albany Times Union and town spokesperson Sara … Read more

Data Loss in the Town of Milton

Data Loss in the Town of Milton The Town of Milton in Saratoga County suffered a data loss. Milton is located near Ballston Spa. The town’s previous administration intentionally wiped the towns computers of nearly all data including files and programs. The new town Supervisor Benny Zlotnick stated is is uncertain who did it, but … Read more

macOS Catalina is Causing Data Loss

macOS Catalina is Causing Data Loss Michael Tsai, the developer of EagleFiler and the SpamSieve plug-in for Apple Mail has written a blog post detailing reports that macOS Catalina is causing data loss in Apple Mail when upgrading to build 19A583 (macOS Catalina 10.15.0). It’s Not Just Windows Back in October 2018, Microsoft rolled out … Read more