Ransomware Targets The TTC โ€“ Is Anyone Really Safe?

Ransomware Targets The TTC โ€“ Is Anyone Really Safe?

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts the files of its victims. To regain access to the data, the attacker demands a ransom from the victim. Weโ€™ve mentioned it before and will say it again, what is your system disaster plan? Do you know what to do in the event...
A Gaming PC or New iMac?

A Gaming PC or New iMac?

Last year the release of both the PS5 and XBOX X/S pushed me to the realization “that it was time to pivot”, and get a new gaming PC. I really don’t see the point in spending so much money on a dedicated video game system right now. I’ve seen a...
Apple Event – April 20th

Apple Event – April 20th

So, I’m an Android user. I still have to support Android and Apple smartphones, however I haven’t made the switch to Apple. I like the control and choice I have with Android. But I can’t ignore Apple’s push into the privacy and security space....
Japan Still Has A Lot To Teach Us About Transit

Japan Still Has A Lot To Teach Us About Transit

Iโ€™m probably going to ramble a bit in this post. When I watch railfans in Japan, it never fails to amaze me. I adore their public transportation system. I’m amazed at how they keep it easy by using trains of various designs to transport people through cities and...
Gentrifying My Old Hood

Gentrifying My Old Hood

So gentrification is the process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving in; maybe by changing the housing, and the types of businesses in an area. So why do I talk about gentrification? I grew up in the Don Mills area,...
Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change

Over the last few months, how many times have we heard the phrase “in these trying times”? These phrases are used on almost every news report and talk show. Sure, we are definitely in some difficult times, but what will it look like after we’ve...
Choosing An EMR Vendor Who Cares

Choosing An EMR Vendor Who Cares

During these trying times healthcare professionals should not only aim to provide the best care to their patients, but also choose the right medical software for their practice. By digitally storing patients’ medical histories and treatments, EMRs remove the...
Ransomware and Other Digital Tips

Ransomware and Other Digital Tips

Ransomware encrypts and locks all data on a workstation, system or network. Still unsure? For a simple overview please view this YouTube video (30 sec.): So whatโ€™s your best defense? Be aware of everything you receive electronically. Some of the biggest ransomware...