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Category Archives: Fixes

Windows 10 – Black Screen After Login

Symptoms: A client with Windows 10 sees a black screen after login.  There are no desktop, icons, start menu or other screen items. The mouse icon / arrow does show. Diagnosis Access was gained using CTRL-SHIFT-ESCAPE and bringing up the Task manager. Performance manager is accessed via task manager. Windows Explorer is using 100% of […]

How to Avoid Ransomware / CryptoLock

What Is Ransomware: In short ransomware or cryptolock threats are a form of malware or virus that either: Locks up your files with a secret password then forces you to pay money to get them back (cryptovirus). Threatens to publish your information if you don’t pay a ransom They do this by getting a user […]

WordPress Vulnerability – Fix for NGINX

WordPress has a vulnerability that enables malicious hackers to commit a DOS attack against WordPress websites. According to the vulnerability DB ( https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021 ) all recent versions of WordPress are vulnerable. (version 4.9.4 and below) WordPress has not yet released a patch but if you are running the nginx web server there is a mitigation […]