Jun 11, 2018

Given the recent news about security leaks, now is the time to review your security settings in FaceBook, Twitter, Google, and Instagram.

May 30, 2018

The Crashplan Backup server software was updated last week. Users of modern Macs will see a change in the Crashplan App to include the vendor name...

May 18, 2018

Have old floppy disks, Jaz disks, Zip disks, DAT tapes, or any other old-format media? Would you like to read that data again? The "Old Technology Fair"  may be able to help. Meeting date is June 21, and locale is Cabot Library's First Floor Puzzle Space at Harvard University.


May 11, 2018

The First Thursday in May is World Password Day.  "Even though it reminds us annually, World Password Day still has not convinced the majority of online users to get with the times and strenthen their passwords."

May 01, 2018

We are back online. Thank you for your patience. The computer that serves these web pages was hacked Friday.

Apr 05, 2018

Welcome to the new, improved web site for Research Informatics...We have been hard at work bringing you a better web experience.


Apr 04, 2018

Update Windows - Important!

A new bug in Windows malware protection software, which is called Windows Defender, allows intruders to remotely execute programs.


Mar 31, 2018

March 31 was World Backup Day. That is the day before April Fool's Day. Is your data backed up?

Mar 28, 2018

The new Apple 2018 iPad was unveiled in late March at an Apple Chicago education event.

Nov 29, 2017
A Major Apple security flaw grants admin access on macOS High Sierra without a password. The critical vulnerability was publicly disclosed on Twitter.
[ Apple has a Security Update, or there is a fix you can implement yourself.  To see please read the full article ]