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Webroot Malware Update Causing Problems

Zack Whitaker of ZDNet says “Tough day for anyone running Webroot antivirus.” The company issued a malware signature update on Monday, which made the software mistakenly flag Windows system files as malware. This affected managed systems worldwide. “The problem began in the afternoon on the US east coast when the […]

Windows Vista End of Life is HERE!

What is Windows Vista end of support? As of April 11, 2017, Windows Vista customers are no longer receiving new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft. Microsoft has provided support for Windows Vista for the past 10 years, but the […]

This weird trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs

Some perfectly authentic looking web addresses are not what they seem and not all browsers are taking the problem seriously Here’s a challenge for you: you click on a link in your email, and find yourself at the website https://аррӏе.com. Your browser shows the green padlock icon, confirming it’s a […]

Outlook search stops working after updating to build 7870.2020 and higher

Applies To: Outlook 2016 Last updated: March 30, 2017ISSUEAfter updating to builds 7870.2020 and 7870.2024, search stops working for PST files and POP accounts in Outlook 2016FIXEDA fix has been released for this issue in build 7870.2031. To install the fix, go to File > Office Account > Update Options […]

March 31 is World Backup Day

Do you ever use a computer, tablet or cell phone? If you answered yes, and chances are you did, then you need to backup. We have come to a point where everything we do is on some sort of electronic device. School work, taxes, photos, business and financial records, health records, […]

Which training’s would you like to see Capitol Computers offer?

We want to expand our course offerings. Take this survey to help us pinpoint what courses are most needed in our community.

Beware! Don’t Fall For “Font Wasn’t Found” Google Chrome Malware Scam

Beware! Google Chrome Malware Scam Next time when you accidentally or curiously land up on a website with jumbled content prompting you to download a missing font to read the blog by updating the Chrome font pack… …Just Don’t Download and Install It. It’s a Trap! Scammers and hackers are […]

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BadTunnel: a vulnerability all Windows users need to patch

A security researcher has uncovered a serious vulnerability that affects every version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system from Windows 95 to Windows 10. The vulnerability could give attackers a way to set up man-in-the-middle attacks against victims by getting them to click on a link, open a Microsoft Office document or […]

New Virus Threat: Ransomware

They’re here, and they’re nastier than ever. Ransomware is the newest virus to sweep the internet and it’s wreaking havoc wherever it goes. Microsoft released an alert about a new ransomware strain called ZCryptor. It works like a worm and is capable of copying itself to removable and network drives. Other […]