Happy Thanksgiving from Cyber Tech Cafe

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Cyber Tech Cafe would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We will be closed on Thursday, 22 November 2018 and Friday, 23 November 2018 to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. Any non-emergency support requests will be responded to on a first come, first served basis on Monday, 26 November 2018. If you need emergency technical support Thursday thru Sunday, our emergency on-call technicians will be available. You can page the emergency on-call technician by including the word 'emergency' in the subject of your email request. Please note the holiday rate will apply. From all of us here at Cyber Tech Cafe, we wish you and  yours a Happy Thanksgiving! Nathan and Kristy Underwood
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2018 Holiday Schedule

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  It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already next week. With that being said it is only fitting that we post our holiday schedule. On the days we are closed we will have on-call personnel available in the event of emergencies, and we will also post reminders of the schedule as the holidays get closer. Cyber Tech Cafe would like to wish you a blessed holiday season and thank you for your business! Thanksgiving Closed Thursday, 22 November and Friday, 23 November. Returning to normal business hours on Monday, 26 November. Christmas Closed Tuesday, 25 December and Wednesday 26 December. Returning to normal business hours on Thursday, 27 December. New Year Closed Tuesday, 1 January. Returning to normal business hours on Wednesday, 2 January.
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Happy Veterans Day

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Sunday, 11 November 2018 is Veterans Day and Cyber Tech Cafe would like to extend our utmost gratitude to all of the men and women that have sacrificed so much for our great nation. We encourage everyone to extend their thanks to all of our Veterans and their families for all the sacrifices they have made to keep our country safe. Again, we thank each and every one of you for everything you have done, and Happy Veterans Day!
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March 2018 News and Updates

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Updates Executive Summary - March was a relatively dull week in the computer world. Microsoft and Adobe churned out their monthly fixes as usual but nothing particularly noteworthy. As usual, we here at Cyber Tech Cafe urge all our customers to review the updates addressed below as well as any other updates you may have for your applications and apply them as needed. As always, current MyIT customers will have their updates installed automatically by us. More information on how to become a MyIT customer can be found at the end of this newsletter or as always we are just a call or email away. Enjoy! Microsoft - Microsoft patched approximately 75 vulnerabilities this month (though many of them share the same KB number and will present to the user as…
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Major outage reported in Atlanta AppRiver Datacenter

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Early in the day on 5 March 2018, we received notifications of potential problems on some of the AppRiver services that we use and recommend.  After reviewing the data that we had, we confirmed that there were problems in the AppRiver Atlanta Datacenter. We reached out to AppRiver who confirmed the outage and referred us to their Status Page for ongoing updates. [Update 1342] - According to AppRiver, the issue has been resolved.   Our inbound mail appears to back to normal as well, confirming the AppRiver Status Page's latest update.  From the status page, it looks like the issue was initially discovered at 1119ET so, any email in transit between then and the resolution at 1342ET may have been affected.
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Possible inclement on Tuesday and Wednesday

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The National Weather Service and local weather stations are reporting the possibility of inclement weather starting this evening (Tuesday) and potentially lasting through Wednesday.  Additionally, temperatures are expected to remain well below to only slightly above freezing during this time.  Cartersville City as well as Bartow County (and several surrounding school systems) have already adjusted their schedules in preparation for the potential of snow and / or ice.  We will be watching the weather closely and will be posting updates and announcements to our Facebook page.
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Merry Christmas from Cyber Tech Cafe

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Cyber Tech Cafe will be closed on Monday, 25 December and Tuesday, 26 December to enjoy Christmas and to spend time with family, friends and loved ones.  We will re-open on Wednesday, 27 December during normal business hours and will respond to any non-emergency support requests at that time.  If you need emergency support before Wednesday, 27 December, please include the word 'emergency' in the subject line of any email requests. From all of us here at Cyber Tech Cafe, we wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Nathan and Kristy Underwood
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This (and Last) Week in Tech News [15 Dec 2017]

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This (and Last) Week In Tech News [15 Dec 2017] This Week In Tech News is a weekly segment released on Fridays highlighting the most important, popular, and interesting technology related news stories of the past week. Written and curated by Scott Schilder and presented by Cyber Tech Cafe. If you have an idea for a story to highlight please share it with us on Twitter. **Note** Due to inclement weather, there was no "This Week In Tech News" article for 8 Dec 2017. This article will cover news events that took place during this past week, and the week prior ( Dec 4th - Dec 15th) Net Neutrality, Net Neutrality, Net Neutrality, Oh My! - These past 2 weeks has been on fire with talks of the upcoming FCC vote…
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This Week In Tech News [1 Dec 2017]

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This Week In Tech News [1 Dec 2017] This Week In Tech News is a weekly segment released on Fridays highlighting the most important, popular, and interesting technology related news stories of the past week. Written and curated by Scott Schilder and presented by Cyber Tech Cafe. If you have an idea for a story to highlight please share it with us on Twitter.   Huge Vulnerability Found in Mac OS High Sierra - Mac user and software engineer Lemi Orhan Ergin first discovered a bug in the way Mac OS High Sierra handles logins and authentication on November 28th and disclosed the vulnerability to Apple in a tweet. https://twitter.com/lemiorhan/status/935578694541770752 The vulnerability allows an unauthenticated user to gain access to the device as the root user, without a password, simply by…
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