How to spot a Tech Scammer

You are browsing the internet when all of a sudden you see and hear, “WARNING: YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN INFECTED WITH THE ZEUS VIRUS. PLEASE CALL…” The browser you are using becomes locked and you are unable to exit out of it. The screen is completely red with flashing alarms and text that states your credit card information and/or personal …

PCI Compliance Simplified

The day has come where you need to submit a Payment Card Industry(PCI) compliance validation. In a nutshell, the PCI standard is used to properly verify that a business is conducting payment card transactions safely and securely. What does this mean for you? Well if you are a business that allows customers to use “plastic”, then you need to be …

Ugliest Website Contest

If your website looks its from 2001 or may be as cluttered as the site below then you may be our winner! Fill out the form below and enter to win a total website overhaul. On May 29th we will choose a winner and give that company a new custom website, 1 year of hosting, and $300.00 worth of Google …

Don’t Use Sliders on Your Website Homepage

Thanks to our friends @ Yoast for this great summary of why using rotating images or “sliders” are bad for SEO, bad for conversion, just bad…:->. You can read the article on sliders for websites here.

Small Business Security and IOT

What is the Internet of Things? The cars on the street zooming by, the cellphone in your pocket, the farmers irrigation system, and the factory in town. What do all these “things” have in common? They are connect to the Internet to create the almost inexhaustible expansion commonly known as the Internet of Things(IOT). While connected to the Internet, these …

Quicktime and the Trouble with Legacy Software

Last week Trend Micro, an antivirus company among other things, announced that they had uncovered two security vulnerabilities in Apple’s Quicktime for Windows product. However since Apple was no longer supporting this product* Trend Micro urged users to uninstall Quicktime as soon as possible. Of course what followed was a bit of a firestorm. Internet trolls asserting that Apple is …

Upgrades Coming Soon to a QuickWatch Protected PC Near You.

Valued MePush Customer, Is your computer protected with QuickWatch? If so we wanted to let you know we are over the next two to three weeks going to deploy some upgrades to the managed antivirus and monitoring system. While we try to make these upgrades as seamless as possible this time you may notice some icons change in your taskbar …

The End of Picasa

A couple of days ago Google announced that they were discontinuing Picasa. Not really a surprise to those of us that understand that any and all Google services may disappear at any time with little notice. Certainly not a surprise to everyone that always wondered how Google would make money off offering the best photo management tool for free. But …

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What does it take to work for MePush?

I’ve been asked before: “What does it take to get a job at MePush?” Is is actually harder than it would seem. Maybe we are a bit antiquated in our small business hiring methods, and processes will probably change as we move into a new Bloomsburg office. Right now, we pride ourselves in having a group of people that are …

Happy Holidays – Beware Phishing Scams

Labor Day, a long weekend for kicking back and relaxing. Unfortunately scammers the world over think that means your IT guys are sitting pool side sipping mai tai’s and not answering their phones. Actually we are not answering our phones because we are rolling out software upgrades, doing server maintenance and fixing the plumbing around network equipment… but the reasons …