MTG’s IT Blog

Ransomware adopting self-replication

June 9th, 2016
Ransomware adopting self-replication

Although some may have hoped that the threat of ransomware was on the decline, the reality is that it’s quite the opposite. Until now, attacks seemed to be targeted directly at its victims, but Microsoft warns that may no longer be true. With their discovery of self-propagating ransomware it’s vital to fully understand the possible […]

Should you buy a Chromebook?

June 3rd, 2016
Should you buy a Chromebook?

By now, you’ve likely heard of the Google Chromebook: the sleek, sexy laptop that works primarily through an internet connection. If you’re on the verge of buying a new laptop, you may have considered one. But you may also have doubts whether or not it’ll be able to accomplish the tasks you need to complete. […]

How to market your SMB on Facebook for free

June 1st, 2016
How to market your SMB on Facebook for free

We all know you can buy ad space on Facebook. And while ads on the world’s largest social network are generally quite affordable, they still cost money – which as a small or medium sized business owner, may be in short supply. Thankfully, there are many ways to market your business for free on Facebook. […]

6 ways to use live video to reach customers

May 31st, 2016
6 ways to use live video to reach customers

Not long ago, uploading a video to the internet was still a new and novel concept, but now we have access to multiple services for live video streaming. Most of these are free and offer great opportunities for increasing your visibility with little to no investment. Let’s take a look at 6 different ways you […]

Chrome extensions: 6 productivity boosters

May 30th, 2016
Chrome extensions: 6 productivity boosters

Do you ever find yourself cursing your web browser’s limited functionality? Well, if you’re using Google Chrome there’s a good chance someone has created an extension to make your wish come true. There are thousands of Chrome extensions just waiting to boost your productivity with the click of a button. Let’s take a look. crxMouse […]

Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

May 26th, 2016
Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

Productivity, collaboration, freedom. These words are often touted when the benefits cloud technology are mentioned. But do all businesses that make the cloud switch achieve these? Unfortunately the answer is no. Some businesses flounder in the new technology, and some even become less productive because of it. So how can you avoid such a fate? […]

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Master Key is Released, Thanks to ESET!

May 26th, 2016
TeslaCrypt Ransomware Master Key is Released, Thanks to ESET!

Have you or your organization been victims of TeslaCrypt ransomware? Well, we have good news–the developers of TeslaCrypt shut down their ransomware, and released their master decryption key. This means that you no longer have to pay anyone to decrypt your files–the master key will decrypt all of the data that was held hostage.

Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

May 20th, 2016
Is your continuity plan doomed to fail?

Just because your IT provider has a plethora of awards and certifications under its belt doesn’t mean that you can blindly hand over your business’s future to them. Often times, there are some aspects in your business continuity plan that tend to be overlooked by your provider. We have rounded up some of these issues […]

New security flaw in popular image uploader

May 17th, 2016
New security flaw in popular image uploader

ImageMagick, one of the internet’s most widely used image processing services, is susceptible to attacks that may put your site at a huge risk of exploitation, according to recent reports. The discovery of this vulnerability means attackers could potentially steal your site’s data, or corrupt it entirely. Let’s take a look at what your SMB […]

Get more retweets with these Twitter tactics

May 13th, 2016

Are your tweets not getting enough exposure? With so many other social media campaigns out there, it can be tricky to get the attention of followers in Twitter. While posting regularly and writing bold headlines are important in grabbing the audience’s attention, there are other Twitter tactics that you should be employing in order to […]