June 18, 2018

We are excited to present a website that we built for PACE Now for Alexandria initiative which aims to improve the city's business environment and help its residents.

May 24, 2018

At least half a million routers and storage devices in dozens of countries around the world have been infected by a sophisticated botnet, in preparation for an alleged planned cyber attack on Ukraine.

The botnet, which has been given the rather unglamorous name of VPNFi...

April 28, 2018

Check out a new website that our team created for Guardado's Restaurant & Catering in Bethesda, MD. Order delicious food online and look at the calendar of seasonal specials.

One would think that cybercriminals would be smart enough to avoid deliberately antagonizing an organization dedicated specifically to taking them down, and yet here we are.

A new scam going around features email messages claiming to be from the FBI, and while the scam...

January 20, 2018

Based on Astra Computer's performance in 2017, the company has been awarded a "Top Pro" status by Thumbtack.

Astra Computer is committed to helping our clients in 2018 by providing excellent service, remaining reliable, having integrity, and being respectful.

Here are the steps to take to keep your Windows laptop or PC safe from Meltdown and Spectre.

A major security flaw has been discovered in many modern processors that could allow hackers to access data -- passwords, encryption keys and other information you want kept pri...

Windows PC users need a strong antivirus program to ward off malware attacks, to keep their computers running efficiently, and to safeguard their online identities and personal information. Paid antivirus suites have many features to protect children online,...

Think phishing is an outdated attack? Think again. Despite smarter email spam filtering, Anti-Phishing Working Group reports an 18% increase in unique phishing reports in the final quarter of 2014, and security experts predict it will only continue to rise as we head i...

The latest attack the world has seen recently is a variant of the Petya ransomware virus. As of this writing, it appears a new variant of Petya has been released with EternalBlue exploit code built in, which WannaCry utilised to propagate around organisations.

Unlike Wa...

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