Category Archives: Announcements

2015 03 20 Videos of Fake Microsoft Calls

These videos and articles give good (if you can call it good) examples of these fake Microsoft calls. The National, Microsoft tech support scam. Gary Mc, an actual recorded scam call. CBC, scammers threaten to kill a man: – Dennis … Continue reading

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2014 12 04 Enclave Now Offers Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus/Antimalware Subscriptions!

My constant search for more and better services has turned up another great antivirus/antimalware subscription service: Webroot SecureAnywhere Business! Enclave now offers yearly subscriptions to SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection and Mobile Protection.  Both are professionally managed by Enclave and available to business and … Continue reading

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2014 11 29 Failed Hard Drive

A hard drive died in my main server today. I was able to swap in a new drive in with no downtime for the server or its services. I really enjoy working with server class hardware:) – Dennis Strain Enclave … Continue reading

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Australia and Mexico Must Overhaul Data Retention Mandates

By Katitza Rodriguez Today, Mexico’s newest data retention law entered into force. The law compels Mexican telecom providers to retain, for two years, the details of who communicates …read more Source: EFF Upates

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2014 03 06 End of Windows XP Support: What Enclave Can Do For You!

Microsoft is ending its support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. With this deadline looming, it’s important to plan the migration of your business to Windows 8.1 (if you haven’t done so already), so you can enjoy all the benefits of a modern platform to help your business run more smoothly. Here’s what’s in it for you: A modern touch interface for tablets, … Continue reading

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2014 02 04 Pingdom Uptime Report for January

web1.bcenclave.ca Uptime Outages Response time 99.84% 5 1352 ms   Downtimes From To Downtime 2014-01-03     20:48:34 2014-01-03     20:53:34 0h     05m 00s 2014-01-14     00:23:34 2014-01-14     00:28:34 0h     05m 00s 2014-01-15     21:53:34 2014-01-15     21:58:34 … Continue reading

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2014 01 14 CryptoPrevent: A New AntiMalware Tool

CryptoPrevent was created by an experienced I.T. man named Nick Shaw, who saw a need for a small utility to apply Windows GPO (Group Policy Object) settings that lock out, for the most part, this creepy and creeping bit of ransomware … Continue reading

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Tell President Obama To End Mass Spying at His Upcoming Press Conference

By Mark Jaycox and Mark M. Jaycox In the next week or two, President Obama will give a press briefing where he plans to announce his plans to reform the NSA’s spying activities—which include the collection …read more Source: EFF … Continue reading

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2014 01 10 Why Enclave, Why Computer Management

SYSTEM MANAGEMENT – WHAT IS IT?  Computer system management is a rather difficult concept to convey even to those who work in a corporate environment let alone home computer users. I will do my best to describe the basics in … Continue reading

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Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental

By Peter Eckersley and Peter Eckersley Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3. That feature allows users to install apps while …read more Source: EFF Upates

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2013 11 22 Another Great Antivirus Tool: virustotal.com

We need all the help we can get in our efforts to keep viruses and malware away from our computers.  One great and free tool is an online scanning service named VirusTotal. Upload a suspect file to VirusTotal and it … Continue reading

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2013 06 19 Server Downtime – Power Out

Today there was 1 hour downtime due to a power outage.  BC Hydro has yet to release the cause of the power out, but there has been a lot of rain and some thunderstorms lately. – Dennis Strain Enclave Managed … Continue reading

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2013 06 11 Pingdom Monthly Report for May

Pingdom Monthly   Report 2013-05-01   to 2013-05-31     web1.bcenclave.ca Uptime Outages Response time 99.53% 6 1562 ms   Downtimes From To Downtime 2013-05-02     05:03:34 2013-05-02     07:33:34 2h     30m 00s 2013-05-08     19:28:34 2013-05-08     19:33:34 … Continue reading

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Test the ATR2100 USB Mic

By leolaporte New post by leolaporte …read more Source: Leo Laporte

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Health and Human Services IG to Examine Networked Medical Device Security (February 10, 2014)

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to take a close look at the security of certain medical devices……. …read more Source: SANS Institute News

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Gmail to Display Images Via Proxy Servers (December 12, 2013)

Gmail now shows users embedded images in their email messages by default……. …read more Source: SANS Institute News

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Proposed Cybersecurity Legislation Focuses on Critical Infrastructure (December 12, 2013)

Legislation introduced in the US House of Representatives would establish measures to better protect elements of the country’s critical infrastructure from cyberattacks……. …read more Source: SANS Institute News

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Malware Infects Files and Steals FTP Credentials (July 15, 2013)

File-infection malware that spreads through drive-by downloads also has the capacity to steal file transfer protocol (FTP) credentials from the FileZilla FTC client……. …read more Source: SANS Institute News

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