Help! Why Did My Email Bounce Back?

By Brandon Miller | January 25, 2018

If you send email regularly, you likely have received them — those notifications saying that the email you just sent was undeliverable. Trying to determine why your emails bounced back can be frustrating since the notifications usually contain error codes accompanied by cryptic error descriptions. When you send an email, certain sets of rules, or…

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Two Newly Discovered Security Flaws Affect Ninety Percent of the World’s Computers

By Brandon Miller | January 5, 2018

Security experts have recently found two significant flaws in the microprocessing systems (sometimes called CPUs or chips) of almost all the world’s computers. The two issues, fondly named Meltdown and Spectre, could be used to hijack the memory of a device running in a “cloud” environment. This includes computers, mobile phones, and servers. Unlike most…

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Benefits of Remote Monitoring

By Brandon Miller | December 13, 2017

The Miller Group, like many IT service providers, uses remote monitoring tools to gather information and send reports about our clients’ computer systems. Almost anything can be monitored, from routers and firewalls to virus detection and email services. Here are six benefits of using remote monitoring to keep an eye on your systems: 1. Reduce the…

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Next year could spell trouble if your website isn’t mobile, fast and secure to Google’s standards.

By Brandon Miller | December 5, 2017

Your website may be doomed in 2018, at least in the eyes of the search engine gods. As we conclude 2017, it’s time to take a realistic look at your website to see if it needs upgrades to stay in the running with your competition. One of the biggest changes we will see in 2018…

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7 Ways to Secure Your Smartphone

By Brandon Miller | June 2, 2017

Smartphones are so small and portable that it is easy to forget that you have a powerful computer in your pocket or purse. However, they are increasingly becoming the target of theft, ransomware, viruses, and other types of malware. As a result, you need to take steps to protect your device as well as the…

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Get creative with your Outlook signature

By Brandon Miller | April 25, 2017

Instead of manually signing each outgoing email message you can set up a signature in Outlook that will be appended automatically. Such signatures can either be a simple text signature, or you can take an extra creative step and set up a customized HTML signature. Creating the HTML If you want to set up a…

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What is Domain Privacy Protection?

By Brandon Miller | March 2, 2017

What is it? Domain privacy or WHOIS protection (different registrars sometimes refer to it by different names) hides the domain registrant’s personal information from the public WHOIS database. WHOIS is an organization that manages all data regarding domain registration. All registrant details are considered public information, in addition to the nameservers and other simple details…

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Creepy Stalker Tool or Family Finder? New Internet Search Sites Show Personal Info for Free

By Brandon Miller | February 25, 2017

Two websites have surfaced recently touting their mission to help people connect. Some argue they have gone too far, though. You’ve probably never heard of TruePeopleSearch.com and FamilyTreeNow.com but these sites know a lot about you. They are free for public use so anyone can see detailed search results (unlike similar sites where most information…

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