Windows Update Breaks Network Connection

Princeton, NJ - March 14, 2018  - Microsoft 2018 Security Updates causing some network adaptor failures On March 13 Microsoft released their March Security Updates rollout.  Unfortunately we've received reports from a handful of clients and partners that some systems may lose network connectivity when the update completes because the network adaptor no longer functions.  [...]

2018-03-14T17:25:12+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Blog, Computer & Network Support, Computer Services, Computer Services, Managed Service Provider, NJ|Comments Off on Windows Update Breaks Network Connection

Tis the Season – Holiday Scams & Malware Campaigns

Princeton, NJ - November 17, 2017 - Holiday Malware and Email Scams As the holidays near we like to remind you to remain vigilant while shopping online, browsing new websites or clicking on "advertisements" within websites that take you to another website. Most people will likely receive an increased number of  email advertisements, offers and eCards [...]

2017-11-17T11:21:18+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Blog, Security|Comments Off on Tis the Season – Holiday Scams & Malware Campaigns

Popular CCleaner v5.33 was hacked – Protect Yourself

Princeton, NJ - September 18, 2017 - Piriform's CCleaner confirmed Hacking Piriform, the makers of the popular system and file cleaner "CCleaner", confirmed on Monday, Sept 18, 2017 that hackers have attacked the company's computer network successfully. The hackers compromised 2 versions of CCleaner in the attack which have been used by up to 3% of [...]

2017-09-18T15:41:06+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Blog, Cloud Services, Computer Services, Computer Services, Internet, Managed Service Provider, Security, Support|Comments Off on Popular CCleaner v5.33 was hacked – Protect Yourself

Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1507 Security Updates Ending

Princeton, NJ - May 09, 2017  - Microsoft Windows 10 ver. 1057 Quality Updates & Security Updates ends All software products have a lifecycle.  After May 9, 2017, Microsoft will end security and quality updates for their Windows 10 Version 1057 Operating System. Computers running the Windows 10 Version 1057 will continue to work even after updates end. However, using unsupported software may increase the risks [...]

2017-05-09T08:50:19+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Blog, Computer Services, Security|Comments Off on Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1507 Security Updates Ending

Support for Windows Vista Ending April 2017

Princeton, NJ - March 17, 2017  - Microsoft Windows Vista EOL Microsoft is Ending Support for Windows Vista All software products have a lifecycle.  After April 11, 2017, Microsoft will end support for their Windows Vista Operating System. Post April 2017, Windows Vista will no longer receive: Security updates Non-security hotfixes Free or paid assisted support options Online technical content updates from Microsoft Computers [...]

2017-03-17T12:51:29+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Blog, Computer Services, Support|Comments Off on Support for Windows Vista Ending April 2017

FBI Warns rise of Internet Romance Scams

Princeton, NJ - February 14, 2017  - Online Romance Scams Internet Romance Scams on the Rise The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released an notice addressing and increase of online “romance scams”.  A Romance Scam generally involves cyber criminals who target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money. For more information visit the FBI’s website:  FBI [...]

2017-02-15T11:56:37+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Blog, Internet, Security|Comments Off on FBI Warns rise of Internet Romance Scams

Microsoft Update Crashes Outlook & Causes Sign-In Black Screen

Princeton, NJ - November 12, 2015  - Microsoft Update (KB 3097877) causing Outlook Crashing and login-errors. On November 11 Microsoft released KB 3097877 which was part of Security Bulletin MS15-115.  Unfortunately for many users installing the update caused Outlook crashing when opening certain emails and a black screen when trying to login to a domain (corporate network).    Outlook freezing [...]

2016-01-27T09:13:45+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Blog, Computer Services, Computer Services|0 Comments

Microsoft Office 2016 Release

The official worldwide release of Microsoft Office 2016 had occurred on September 22, 2015.  Both Office 2016 for Windows and Office 2016 for MAC were released out of beta.  For more information, check out the Microsoft Office website.  Blueclone will officially support Office 2016 effective October 1, 2015. Blueclone Networks is a Princeton based IT Company with [...]

2016-01-27T09:12:56+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|Blog, Computer & Network Support|0 Comments

Find your way around Windows 10 with these 3 Essential Tips

Windows 10 launched worldwide on July 29, 2015.  Windows 10 is available as a free upgrade during the first year after the Windows 7 / Windows 8/8.1 launch to consumer edition users. Many consumers have opted for the free upgrade however Blueclone recommends enterprise and business users to wait, and first consult with your IT [...]

2016-01-27T09:12:03+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Blog, Computer Services|0 Comments

Increase in attacks against Cisco IOS devices

Princeton, NJ - August 12, 2015  - Blueclone has received several notifications that Cisco is observing increasingly complex attacks allowing attackers to gain admin access to Cisco IOS devices by installing a malicious ROMMON image.  Once the image is installed and device rebooted, the attacker can manipulate the device behavior to their advantage.  Blueclone encourages network administrators [...]