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Five Other Noteworthy Computer Hackers

In August 2016, reports came out that Twitter had suspended the account of a hacker who leaked the Democratic National Committee’s emails that revealed information stolen in a cyber security incident. Wikileaks had leaked about 20,000 DNC emails about a few weeks earlier. A hacker is a user who looks for weaknesses to exploit in … Read moreFive Other Noteworthy Computer Hackers

Calling Amateur IT Services Isn’t Worth It

Calling Amateur IT Services Isn’t Worth It

Using amateur IT services for your businesses can end up costing you way more than just time or money. We’re here to tell you why to go with a professional. At TechStarters, we can’t name how many times we’ve heard customers rant and rave about how much data they lost by calling other computer repair/maintenance/“specialists”. … Read moreCalling Amateur IT Services Isn’t Worth It

Hospital Hacks: What You Should Know

Hospital Hacks: What You Should Know

The latest wave of hospital hacking show that your information and security are at risk. Here’s what you should know about these security breaches. If you’ve been paying attention to hacking news lately, then you’ve probably noticed that there have been multiple hospitals and health insurance groups that have had major security breaches. (Heck, even … Read moreHospital Hacks: What You Should Know

Monitoring Software vs Spyware

Monitoring Software VS Spyware: What’s The Difference?

Monitoring software and spyware both accomplish similar tasks: reporting on your computer to an outside source. The key difference lies in consent. When you typically hear about spyware, it’s never a good thing. Spyware is almost always associated with hackers trying to steal information, computers running slow as slugs, as well as other negative connotations. … Read moreMonitoring Software vs Spyware