Posts Categorized: Tips

404 Not Found Error: What Is It and How Do You Fix It?

404 not found

The Pesky 404 Not Found Error Message Most people have become rather accustomed to seeing the error message “404 Not Found” when browsing the web. But being used to seeing the error doesn’t mean you feel any less annoyed when you run into it. And many folks who encounter this error have no idea what it… Read more »

Is It Time To Change Your Gmail Password?

is your Gmail password strong enough

Do you need to change your Gmail password? Earlier this week, an archive containing nearly five million Gmail addresses and plain text passwords were posted on a Russian Bitcoin forum. A Google spokesperson stated the company has “no evidence that our systems have been compromised,” and security experts seem to agree that the passwords are either old passwords… Read more »

Have You Tried Rebooting?

Have you tried rebooting

“Have you tried turning it off and on again?” We’ve all heard this classic tech support question at some point. In fact, if I encounter an issue with a program or my computer is acting strange, I dare not ask any fellow Ripplers for help without rebooting first (I made that mistake once and the… Read more »

Securing Your iCloud Account: 5 Simple Steps | Ripple IT

Securing Your iCloud Account | Ripple IT

Over the weekend, news came flooding in regarding the latest celebrity photo hack. About 100 different female celebrities (including Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice, and Kate Upton) have been affected. It appears that these women have had explicit pictures hacked from their iCloud accounts online, first on 4Chan and now all over the place,… Read more »

How to Release Mail From Spam Filters With AppRiver

Release Mail From Spam Filters Using AppRiver

Ripple support provides a spam filtering and virus filtering service for your email that acts as a secret inbox guard. Each day, AppRiver users should receive an email from Ripple containing all of the emails withheld from their inbox the previous day. Our server uses its best judgement, but sometimes legitimate mail can get caught in this… Read more »

Which Browser is Best for Business?

The Best Browser for Business | IT Support | Ripple

It’s a tough question: Which of the many available internet browsers is the best for business? Well, to begin answering that we need to look first at what features and functions are most important to you and your business. Here’s 3 things to consider when choosing a browser: Will it sync? Perhaps the most important… Read more »

Are SD Cards a Security Threat for Businesses?

Flash Memory Storage | SD Cards | Ripple IT

SD and microSD cards provide flash memory storage for things like digital cameras, smartphones, and tablets. And as with anything used to store important data on a mobile device, there’s concern about how easy they are to hack, or worse to corrupt with malware. But according to Samuel Bucholtz, cofounder of Casaba, a security analysis… Read more »