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Windows 10 Announces One Billion Active Devices

Windows 10 is on a lot of devices around the world. In part, that's because it's a significantly better and more modern operating system than its predecessors. In addition, it's partly because ...

Computers Might Be Able To Smell In The Near Future

Word has recently leaked out about an interesting project that's ongoing at Intel's research labs. The company has apparently built an algorithm that mirrors the brain's activity to detect and identify smells. ...

FBI Sees Rise in COVID-19 Fraud Schemes

As a member of the Infragard Partnership for Protection, we have received the following alert from the Federal Bureau of Investigation: FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to ...

Financial Institution Worker Put User Information At Risk

Noam Rotem, a researcher for vpnMentor, recently made a startling discovery. A database connected to a now defunct app called MCA Wizard was found unsecured on the web. It contained a staggering ...

New Google Translate Feature Rolled Out For Android Users

Google Translate is one of the company's most popular services, and most of the people who use it dream of the day when it's a full blown Universal Translator. While that's obviously ...

Coronavirus Health Notifications Being Used To Carry Malicious Threats

A Pakistani-based hacking group that goes by a variety of names, including "Transparent Tribe," "APT36," "Mythic Leopard" and others has been discovered to be behind a particularly nasty attack recently. Researchers with ...

Hackers Targeting People Seeking Coronavirus Information On Health Sites

Some people just want to watch the world burn. That seems to be the reason behind the recent attacks on the US Health and Human Services Department website, which serves as a ...

Another Week Another New Ransomware To Be Concerned About

There's a new strain of ransomware to put on your radar. This latest one was discovered by researchers working from SentinelLabs and it has been dubbed Nefilim. Based on the initial research, ...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Becomes An Increasing Reality

As the potential for business operations to be disrupted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) becomes an increasing reality, all of us at Optistar Technology Consultants want to assure you that we excel in trying ...

How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business Model To Maximize Productivity In Today’s Coronavirus Environment

As a business owner today, you are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. You are asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve.” You ...

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