Internet Explorer security issues

There have been many concerns about Internet Explorer. Alt Solutions has been advising people for years that the only time people should be using Internet Explorer is when you’re using websites made by Microsoft (Microsoft.com, SharePoint websites, Outlook Web Access for Exchange, etc.). Also, sites like Citrix and Corporate Intranets should be viewed with Internet […]

Alt Solutions with Open Source Software

For small businesses, it’s hard to make money. So why would you go out of your way to spend that hard earned money on software and licensing?? Looking to get away from Microsoft and their obscene costs? Contact us today to find out how Alt Solutions can save your company money. http://resources.infosecinstitute.com/migrate-entire-office-windows-linux/

Linux Showdown!

For those of our followers that are interested in Linux and Open Source software, the next Linux Showdown starts soon! Test your Linux skills for free, on real servers, and see how you rate!For more information, please visit the Linux Showdown website!https://trueability.com/linux_showdowns/seven

Yahoo email passwords

Alt Solutions SPAM filters have been catching a large amount of SPAM from Yahoo.com email addresses in the last week. For anyone using Yahoo.com email, please make sure to change your password, and make sure to use a complex password. A password such as, “I Love Computers!!” is much more difficult to guess than a password […]

Updates for your Third Party Software!

Don’t forget that Microsoft isn’t the only company that makes software for your computer. Mozilla, Google, Apple, Adobe and and Oracle also make software that people very commonly use. Oracle announced that they’ve released a very important update to the software named, “Java”. Make sure to update Java on your computer if you have it installed!!! […]

The Heartbleed Vulnerability

There was a major vulnerability that has surfaced in the last couple days. The name of this vulnerability is, “Heartbleed”. This vulnerability affects websites that utilize the OpenSSL encryption libraries. Sites like Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint are not vulnerable because they do not use OpenSSL. Also, your computer’s login is not affected. That doesn’t mean that […]

Windows Updates!

Guess what day it is?? Nope, it’s not hump day, but it is the Second Tuesday of the month! Which means: Don’t forget to install Windows Updates! Don’t forget that the second Tuesday of every month is Microsoft’s patch release day. To install updates go to your Start Menu, then click on Control Panel. In the […]

Windows XP Upgrade Solutions

Dont forget that this week Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP! Officially, April 9th, Windows XP will not be supported anymore. Still using Windows XP? Contact us now to get more information on what you can do, and what your options are! http://www.altsolutionsinc.com/about/contactus.html