Social Media

I think at this point, everyone has some type of social media account.  Whether it be Instagram, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, etc, it seems to fit into the social media world we live in.  Even businesses like Tier3MD have social media … Read More

Spear Phishing

Beware of spear phishing scams!  For those that don’t know, spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organizations or individuals, and are seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information. Spear-phishing attempts are not typically initiated by random hackers, … Read More

Thanks Good Morning America!

Thanks Good Morning America for the piece you aired on the latest Microsoft Scam.  The only problem is, it’s nothing new!  I posted about this scam back in June of 2015,  and then again in May of 2016.  Now I’m … Read More

Good Backups

Good backups are priceless.  I had a client this weekend become infected with a ransomware virus.  When this happens, we shut down immediately, and restore from backup (along with other safety measures).  So when do you think you find out … Read More

Outsourcing IT Support

Outsourcing IT support is more the norm these days than in the past.  Very rarely do I speak with someone who has in house IT support.  When I started Tier3MD in 2005, people still had in house support but really, … Read More