Month: November 2015

Microsoft withdrew downloads for Windows 10 version 1511, which became available in the middle of November 2015 after being announced as a major upgrade for the operating system. The update was to be downloaded via the official media creation tool (MCT), which is aimed at helping those who have multiple systems to upgrade make the

Did you know, on average, IT projects run roughly 45% over budget and 7% past the scheduled timeframe? As information technology becomes a more integral part of companies of all types and sizes, IT projects become larger and more complex than ever before, especially considering how rapidly information technology has been advancing in recent years.

When it comes to protection for your data and systems, there’s no such thing as being too diligent. Have you heard of CryptoWall? It’s a form of ransomware designed by hackers to encrypt your data and hold it ransom. The potential dangers to your business are obvious – from lost documents, to disruption and downtime,

Ransomware: Pay the Big Bucks or Take Preventative Action – It’s Your Choice Do You Have an Extra $10,000 Laying Around for When Ransomware Infects Your Systems? No? Then Start Taking Preventative Action… Before It’s Too Late! Ransomware, a type of malicious software, is spread through advertisements, emails, or websites. Once you’ve clicked on something

Microsoft’s recent Patch Tuesday brought four critical updates, as well as eight important updates, in an attempt to resolve 54 reported vulnerabilities found in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. KB 3097877, part of security bulletin MS15-115, was found to cause a multitude of issues for those using Outlook, including the following: Crashing when opening web-formatted

In today’s highly competitive business world, information technology is a fundamental part of getting ahead. Have you been settling for an internal IT guy? Sure, they’re probably great – they know your company and they offer distinct benefits, but it’s a major investment that sometimes, isn’t worth the high cost. CTECH Consulting Group knows the decision between

Don’t Let the Latest Version of CryptoWall Destroy Everything You’ve Worked So Hard to Build… Remember CryptoWall, the world’s most destructive ransomware? It’s back with a vengeance! CryptoWall 4.0 has surfaced with a multitude of encryption methods and evasion tactics that are tricking even the latest anti-virus programs. Ransomware is the worst possible threat for

When companies move to the cloud, it’s a huge step – and it’s not a step to be taken lightly. Of course, moving to the cloud results in major cost savings and a greater ability to collaborate with others; however, the planning involved with making the migration successful is immense. Office 365, a leading suite

Are You Damaging Your Ability to Hear On a Daily Basis? Over the past decade and a half, mobile devices have allowed consumers to do more and more on-the-go. Yearly advances in portable tech allow you to read, watch and listen to just about anything on your smartphone or tablet while you commute to work

Honour Our Troops and Give a Big Salute to the True Heroes! On November 11th, 2015, we’d like to invite all of our clients to take a moment of silence with us – honouring the men and women who have served, as well as those who continue to serve and those who have made the