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Google adds anti-phishing features on Gmail

Google adds anti-phishing features on Gmail

Cybercriminals have been relentless throughout 2017. In the past couple of months, hackers discovered new malware strains and software vulnerabilities that have overwhelmed thousands of businesses worldwide. But despite these new attacks, hackers still have an old, yet effective trick up their sleeves: phishing scams.

Ad blocker is coming to Chrome

Ad blocker is coming to Chrome

Pop-up ads and videos can easily turn people away from a website. Google knows this and has come up with a solution set to launch early next year. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about Chrome’s ad blocker.

What is it?

Ad blocker from Chrome actually works like an ad filter, meaning it won’t block all ads from the website, only ones that are determined to be too intrusive, like video autoplay with sound as well as interstitials that take up the entire screen.

Get to know Jeff better…

Get to know Jeff better…

Hi!  I am a college intern at IT Radix and will be starting my junior year at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Florham Park this fall.  As a Computer Science major with a concentration in cybersecurity, I plan to pursue a career in computers/cybersecurity upon graduating in May 2019.

My name may sound familiar, as this is my second summer at IT Radix.

Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

Have you ever gotten so frustrated trying to locate a file or email that you, like the young boy Max in the famous book, “Where the Wild Things Are,” transform into a wild and malicious beast and wreak havoc on your computer? Ok, so maybe that’s a bit exaggerated, but most experienced computer users have felt the frustration messy file and email storage can create.

5 ways to ensure the Cloud’s affordability

5 ways to ensure the Cloud’s affordability

Cloud computing saves businesses a considerable amount of money, which explains its rise in popularity over the years. What many business owners fail to realize is that there are hidden costs associated with Cloud services. And while they might seem insignificant at first, they can add up to a staggering amount if left unchecked.

How thin and zero clients save money

How thin and zero clients save money

Businesses are always looking for ways to cut costs without sacrificing growth. For the longest time, many believed that they had to purchase workstations with its own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can save money and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients.

Cathy’s Corner – July 2017

Cathy’s Corner – July 2017

From the desk of: Cathy Coloff
Subject:  Summer Reading

Ah, summer!  What a great time to kick back, relax and grab a favorite book.  As a kid growing up, I devoured books—reading every chance I got.  I would get lost in the stories to the point that I missed the bus at school and, on one occasion, a train from New York to Vermont (not a good thing!).  As I’ve grown up, life and other commitments have limited my reading time; and now I find that I have to “make time” to read for pleasure.