Tech Tip: Never Use Personal Devices to Connect to Company Data

December 7, 2020

If you and your kids are using a home PC to play games, access Facebook and surf the web, there’s a high probability you’re infected with spyware or malware.

Downtowner DC: Panda Cub Named, Turkeys Pardoned


Fortunate gobblers Corn and Cob briefly grabbed the spotlight from the Smithsonian National Zoo’s giant panda cub, named by popular vote.

Tech Tip: How to Spot a Phishing Email

November 30, 2020

Often these emails look 100-percent legitimate and show up in the form of a PDF (scanned document), a UPS or FedEx tracking number, a bank letter, a Facebook alert or a bank notification.

Tech Tip: How to Foil Ransomware

November 23, 2020

The last CryptoLocker virus forced many business owners to lose data or pay up, since there was no other way to decrypt the files.

Downtowner DC: Holiday Market, Wilson High, Tidal Basin

November 16, 2020

Choosing not to let COVID get in its way, the open-air market at 8th and F Streets NW, which opens on Friday, Nov. 20, will have new health and safety protocols in place.

Tech Tip: If This Kind of Alert Pops Up, Don’t Click on It!


This is a common scareware tactic used by hackers to get you to click and download a virus. Often it will appear to be a system alert or a Microsoft operating system alert.

Fauci Honored at Italian American Gala

November 12, 2020

Viewers tuned in from around the U.S. as well as from Italy, including U.S. Ambassador Lewis Eisenberg, Andrea Bocelli, Massimo Ferragamo and Isabella Rossellini.

Tech Tip: Use Strong Passwords!

November 9, 2020

You know you need to have a better password than “password” or “letmein” to have any hope of keeping hackers out of your PC, but what does a “strong” password mean?

Tech Tip: Use Strong Passwords!


You know you need to have a better password than “password” or “letmein” to have any hope of keeping hackers out of your PC, but what does a “strong” password mean?

Tech Tip: Working From Home? Don’t! Until You Read This …

November 2, 2020

Only devices that are under an expert provider’s vigilant watch of patching, updating and monitoring should be used for working remotely.