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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+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

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

Massive Cyber Attack | DDoS DNS Server Attack

Princeton, NJ - October 21, 2016  - Large scale DDoS attack to US DNS Servers HUGE CYBER ATTACK ON U.S. DNS Servers Today there were numerous reports of websites, services, machines, and phone systems working slow, incorrectly, or not at all.   The problem appears to have stemmed from a large-scale DDoS attack.  The October 21 2016 DDoS attack falls [...]

2016-10-21T19:14:49+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Computer & Network Support, Internet, Security, Website Services|Comments Off on Massive Cyber Attack | DDoS DNS Server Attack

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 [...]

2016-10-14T11:21:35+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Computer Services, Computer Services, Managed Service Provider, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Risk Increasing for Business & Individuals

Microsoft Ended Support – Windows 8 AND Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10

Princeton, NJ - January 14, 2016  - Microsoft Windows 8 End of Life Reached. As of Tuesday, 01/12/16 Microsoft will no longer release bug fixes, enhancements or security patches for Windows 8 and IE (Internet Explorer) versions 8, 9, and 10. Microsoft recommends users of those products to advance to the latest version of Windows (Win 10), which includes a new built-in browser [...]

2016-01-27T09:07:24+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Computer Services, Internet, Security|0 Comments

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

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 [...]