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T-Mobile hack, Yik Yak back, OnlyFans (un)banning and more!

Posted by Griffin Ball on Aug 27, 2021 11:00:00 AM

**Please note**

This podcast was recorded before OnlyFans' most recent statement, pulling a complete 180.

In other words, the ban we mention in this podcast is no longer happening.

The Lighthouse IT Podcast - August 27th, 2021

This week, we discuss a potentially fatal flaw in Apple products for people with pacemakers, the Conti Ransomware Operation, Walmart's new GoLocal service, changes in OnlyFans allowed content (and then their swift backpedaling), the revival of Yik Yak, the T-Mobile hack, a new Amazon department store, and the latest report from Facebook.

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Topics: Managed Service Provider, Misc., Internet Safety, Ransomware, Cybersecurity, Podcast

Big Router Hack, Citizen, Salesforce+, Star Wars hotel and more!

Posted by Griffin Ball on Aug 13, 2021 11:00:00 AM

The Lighthouse IT Podcast - August 13th, 2021

This week, we discuss a vulnerability in some home & small business routers, the new LOTR series, Salesforce+ the latest video streaming platform, Citizen an app for tracking crime, targeted banning services on Instagram, and Disney's new Star Wars themed hotels.

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Topics: Managed Service Provider, Misc., Internet Safety, Cybersecurity, Podcast

How to reduce a computer's boot time

Posted by Laif Thorbahn on Sep 28, 2018 4:03:21 PM

Give the boot to bad boot times

Remember first pulling your new computer out of the box. That initial press of the power button is thrilling. To be instantly greeted with the setup screen was probably a huge upgrade in speed over your previous machine, but that may have been a while ago. Now when you press the power button you have the downtime to check your phone, go to the bathroom, or even grab a snack while to computer boots up. We all know the pain of these slow boot-times, but we are here to help with getting your boot-time back to that new computer feel. We will start off with some of the easier or more effective methods and get more in depth as we go along.

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Topics: IT services, Misc.

Clearing your browser cache

Posted by Griffin Ball on Sep 14, 2018 9:08:00 AM

Have you ever been on a website and noticed a formatting issue that was just too weird to pawn-off on bad design? Or maybe something on a page that was there previously is gone/moved since the last time you visited? Well these could very well be because of your browser's cache. Having problems like this at work may lead to calling the IT staff and the first thing they will tell you to do is to try clearing your browser cache. So, what is the deal with the cache and why does refreshing it often solve browser problems?

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Topics: IT services, Misc., Internet Safety