Severe Weather Computer Preparedness Checklist

1. Ensure you have a BACKUP of your data Don't wait until the day before a hurricane to back up your files! It's good practice to frequently back up your data files to an external drive or memory key to prevent loss of your critical data. Your external backup device should be stored in a secure, fireproof location. 2. You will only need to back up your "Data" files, (Pictures, Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets, etc.) You do not need to worry about backing up your Operating System...
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Ransomware on Android Phones

There are reports of Ransomware attacks on Android phones.  It will encrypt files on your phone then require a ransom to potentially unlocking your phone.  It is installed using a codec pack installer.  That is basically an installer similar to what you see when you install Apps on your phone.  If you visit a web site and it informs that you are missing a required Codec and install this missing Codec to play a video, DO NOT INSTALL IT.  Only install Apps from the Google Play Store.
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Jennifer Allan, Vice-President: Accessible Construction Supply, Inc

The Idea Solutions team has proven to be extremely competent and resourceful in executing our complicated data migration and resolving our pre-existing corruption and file issues. Our staff is very pleased with the responsiveness and professionalism of their team. In respects to IT, our company is performing at its highest efficiency level…thanks to Idea Solutions! Jennifer Allan, Vice-President Accessible Construction Supply, Inc.
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