09Jul 2014

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Rollback XP, the freeware utility designed for Windows XP OS, gets an overwhelming number of downloads in the first days of its release, defying the belief that the operating system is no longer popular. Horizon Datasys is pleased to announce that its latest software release, Rollback XP, has received a record number of downloads since […]

09Jul 2014

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Do you have what it takes to hack us? This Sunday the team at Horizon DataSys will be getting on a (very) early flight to Houston, Texas. I personally can’t wait to have a welcome break from rainy, cool North West springtime, and Microsoft TechEd, one of the largest and most robust tech conferences in […]

21May 2014

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Windows XP still has about 1 billion users. That’s a huge number, considering that it’s about a quarter of the Windows market share according to Net Applications (April, 2014 – Wikipedia). (Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_operating_systems) Wait… So Microsoft actually DID lockdown support for Windows XP, right? What about all those issues that now won’t be solved via […]

05May 2014

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IT security news blogs detailed a breach of AOL Mail, after users of the e-mail client reported that spam was sent to their contacts. AOL announced the large-scale breach on April 28th, 2014, and have since then worked with external forensics teams and federal investigators to find the source. How did this “serious criminal activity” […]

02May 2014

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Microsoft had a rather hushed response to the latest massive vulnerability within Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11. This is known as Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983, and has also been dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox” by the cyber security firm FireEye. Luckily, it’s been FIXED by Microsoft with an out-of-band update for Windows XP. Still it’s […]

04Apr 2014

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Every day there’s another news story about another security breach at another large business. Earlier this year it was Target, the giant American retailer, who suffered a spectacular cybersecurity attack. 40 million user accounts with credit card and debit card info were compromised. It’s estimated that this cyber intrusion could end up costing Target over […]

28Mar 2014

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At Horizon DataSys we’re so sure that we have the best software available today that delivers the best experience possible at the lowest price that we’re willing to beat any competitor’s asking price by ten percent (10%). If you find a comparable product that’s priced lower than what we’re offering, we’ll beat that competitor’s price […]

26Mar 2014

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Are You Ready to Upgrade from Windows XP?   Microsoft will discontinue its free support for Windows XP starting on April 8, 2014.  Windows XP was first introduced way back on December 31, 2001 and ever since it’s been the dominant operating system for about 12 years. It’s been estimated that about a quarter of […]

14Mar 2014

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Being on the internet is now an indispensable part of our work and recreational activities. But it can also be an opportunity for malware to gain access to your computer system. These intruders may steal your personal information, your passwords, email contacts, credit card info, and personal documents. These rogue programs may already be causing […]