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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 [...]

2018-05-17T21:08:31-04:00March 14th, 2018|Blog, Computer & Network Support, Computer Services, Computer Services, Managed Service Provider, NJ|Comments Off on Windows Update Breaks Network Connection

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 [...]

2017-09-18T15:41:06-04:00September 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 [...]

2017-05-09T08:50:19-04:00May 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 [...]

2017-03-17T12:51:29-04:00March 17th, 2017|Blog, Computer Services, Support|Comments Off on Support for Windows Vista Ending April 2017

Ransomware Risk Increasing for Business & Individuals

Princeton, NJ - February 12, 2016  - Ransomware (aka crypto-ransomware or crypto locker) risks and exposure expected to grow. What is Ransomware?  Ransomware is what most people put under the same umbrella as virus.  It’s a piece of software that is installed on your computer which stops you from using your computer.  For businesses this generally spreads throughout the network infecting [...]

2018-07-03T16:05:14-04:00February 12th, 2016|Computer Services, Computer Services, Managed Service Provider, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Risk Increasing for Business & Individuals

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 [...]

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 [...]

2016-01-27T09:12:03-04:00August 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 [...]

High Demand for Help Desk Support and IT Security

Princeton, NJ - July 1, 2015  - Blueclone has been experiencing high demand and record growth the past 3 quarters, particularly in the health care and legal sectors.  Computer Security, HIPPA Compliance, and protection of Intellectual Property have been major contributors for the surge in new client acquisition.  The company’s HIPPA Compliant Help Desk, along with their [...]

Lync 2010 & Lync 2013 upgrade to Skype for Business

Princeton, NJ - June 18, 2015  - Blueclone Networks has great news for Hosted Lync 2010 & Hosted Lync 2013 customers! Skype for Business will soon be available for existing and new customers. In the next few days existing Lync Server servers will be provisioned to allow Skype for Business upgrades and support (Lync 2010 and 2013 servers).   This will allow [...]