Saskatoon Tech Blog

Our focus is on Tech news, primarily tech issues that have an implication to our client base in Saskatoon, SK Canada. Our goal is to cover a variety of aspects from interesting new possibilities, new security threats, tips and suggestions and stories of general interest in IT

We hope you find the articles interesting, we will always try to provide links to additional sources should you want to dig deeper into any of the subjects we touch on.

May 12, 2017

Always Happy to be Appreciated!

By info@thewebstudio.ca

It always makes us smile to know we are appreciated in what we do. We take great pride serving Saskatoon and area and our customers are among the best this city has to offer! Thanks for the recognition on Alignable everyone!

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May 9, 2017

Gmail / Google Docs May 3rd Phishing attack

By info@thewebstudio.ca

Most users of email these days are aware to watch out for suspicious emails, for emails requesting personal information, for emails pretending to be your bank but a new highly successful attack was conducted on May 3rd 2017 and this time the attack came…

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May 3, 2017

Complex Passwords?

By info@thewebstudio.ca

Why do complex passwords matter?

Passwords are the currency of the Digital Age. People use passwords locally on their computers, WiFi, Routers as well as for every password-protected corner of the Internet. In order to remember and keep track of all…

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May 2, 2017

World Password Day is approaching May the 4th

By info@thewebstudio.ca

That’s right, the day recognized to geeks and movie buffs around the world as Star Wars Day (“May the 4th be with you…) is also World Password Day. This day was designated as such to remind consumers and enterprise users alike to change their…

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April 3, 2017

Phone Scams – Have you had a call like this recently?

By info@thewebstudio.ca

First if you read no more of this post than the first paragraph at least know this; like your bank, Software vendors do not call you out of the blue to assist you with technical problems you didn’t know you had, and if you…

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August 8, 2016

Don’t think you’re at risk for Ransomware? Think again Saskatoon!

By Brian Kinash

Variants of the Crypto Locker/Wall Ransomware virus have been terrorising personal and business PC owners for a couple years now and it’s only getting worse. Strangely despite attempts to bring awareness and education some people and businesses maintain that cocky teenage attitude of “it…

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July 20, 2016

Saskatoon Businesses at risk of Cryptowall 4

By Brian Kinash

Cryptowall 4, whats changed with yet another new variant?

From the perspective of someone whose computer has been attacked by CryptoWall 4.0, not a lot will appear different from previous versions. The malware still acts by encrypting files and demanding a payment in return…

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July 20, 2016

Saskatoon is your business safe from Ransomware

By Brian Kinash

CryptoLocker is the name of a specific piece of malware that was taken down by the United States Department of Justice in 2014. However, the original CryptoLocker virus was so successful that a number of people have copied its format, and some have even…

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