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The use of AI-driven processes is exploding. Every time you turn around, software has gotten more intelligent. Harnessing the power of AI and machine learning is crucial for staying competitive.Microsoft is a pioneer in the tech industry and this new AI era. It continues to lead the way with innovative solutions designed to empower businesses. One such innovation is Microsoft Sales Copilot.This is a tool...

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Free malware ransomware scam vector

Imagine you’re working away on your PC and see a Windows update prompt. Instead of ignoring it, you take action. After all, you want to keep your device safe. But when you install what you think is a legitimate update, you’re infected with ransomware. That’s the nightmare caused by an emerging cybersecurity threat. Cybercriminals are constantly devising new ways to infiltrate systems. They encrypt valuable data, leaving...

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In today's world, sustainability isn't just a buzzword; it's a necessity. Businesses around the globe are increasingly embracing eco-friendly practices. This isn’t only for the positive impact on the environment. It’s also for the benefits they can bring to the bottom line. Sustainable technology habits are not only about reducing your carbon footprint. They’re also about improving efficiency, cutting costs, and attracting environmentally conscious customers. “Going green”...

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Let’s talk trash! 😃 I mean, let’s talk about safe and secure data disposal - how we get rid of our data once we’re done so no one else can gain access. Believe it or not, there is a lot to this process!    Safe and Secure Data Disposal   So, what does data disposal mean? Well, first about data… All data has what’s called a useful lifetime. For example, say you get...

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Social Engineering - what is it, anyway?   Commonly known as 'HUMAN HACKING' Social Engineering is becoming the preferred method of attack for hackers. It's defined as is the use of deception to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information that may be used for fraudulent purposes. In other words, it means hackers go after the human element of breaking into your system instead of the tech...

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We get it, we really do! The password situation is getting crazy. It’s 2021, and while we have many conveniences from technology in relation to security (we can even see who’s at our door without getting up!) we are STILL dealing with complex password security requirements. As a result, we have many different passwords with different requirements - including having to change them so often!...

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Welcome to our new website   When we first started The Tech Frood, providing IT support services in Asheville, we put together a simple website just to have something in place. It was always our intention to build a much better looking and functioning site. However, as so many times happens, other business matters took priority. Well, we finally did! Welcome to our new website! We think...

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