How You Should Respond To The Equifax Breach

Do not try to frivolously sue a $17B companyStep Number 1.0Relax. Your info isn’t likely to be used unless you lose the lottery I talk about later. And nobody is playing the lottery until about 90 days from now. So relax. But take it seriously. This is still important.What Happened?Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting ….  Read More

Are you protected from Wanna Crypt ransomware?

This past weekend many corporations around the world and the critical systems they depend on were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software. We at Economic Computers wanted to reach out and check if this malware affected any of our customers. Please contact us if you are experiencing problems due to this or any future attacks. We have a partnership with Microsoft, which allows us to receive up to date patches and guidance for scenarios like these.

HP Recalls another 100,000 Laptop Batteries After Reports Of Overheating and Damage.

HP is extending its recall of potentially dangerous laptop batteries. HP has recalled more than 100,000 lithium-ion batteries from its various notebook models. This recall is expanding from the existing 41,000 battery recall earlier.The affected laptops were said to include a lithium-ion battery containing Panasonic cells that malfunctioned, leading to “overheating, melting and charring and ….  Read More

Big Changes Coming To Windows 10

Microsoft is currently working on their second big patch for windows 10 and they are saying that it is even larger than the anniversary update. The new update is code named “Redstone 2” however the name will likely change after Redstone 1 was switched to anniversary update. The update, which was scheduled for later this ….  Read More

SpaceX Unveils It’s Plans To Get You To Mars

Yesterday during a webcast SpaceX announced its plans to send 100 people to Mars in under 80 days. When it comes to space current space travel the costs are high, however Elon Musk (SpaceX CEO) believes they can get the cost of a ticket to the red planet down to the median cost of a ….  Read More

Nokia Promising To Make Current Internet Speeds Look Like Dial Up

Think your internet is fast? This week Nokia will unveil a new data transfer technology that promises to offer up to 1TBps or 1000 Gigabits per second! Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs, and the Technical University of Munich are going to show off a new tech called Probabilistic Constellation Shaping that they say can offer ….  Read More