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After 12 Years, Microsoft Stops Support for Windows XP

| April 9, 2014

Windows XP users beware…after twelve years, Microsoft stopped support of the operating system on Tuesday, meaning they’ll no longer be looking for vulnerabilities and making patches to block viruses for it…leaving folks still using XP at high risk for cyber attack – meaning hacking, identity theft, and viruses. “If I was a virus, the first […]

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St. Leonard and Grand Falls Residents – Beware of Phone Scam

| March 5, 2014

The West District RCMP is warning Saint-Léonard and Grand Falls area residents about a telephone scam currently being reported in the area.  The fraudsters are contacting people by phone, and claiming to be Microsoft or Windows employees, they ask people to perform certain tasks on their computers.  The scheme leads to victims being asked to […]

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