Meltdown and Spectre are names given to two different security bugs found in June of 2017 by Google. These bugs are far-reaching and impact a wide-range of computers, mobile devices and servers across many operating systems, such as iOS, MacOS,… (Continue Reading)
The Internet of Things (also known as IoT) means that everyday devices connect to the internet so they can relay and receive information. To say IoT devices are popular would be an understatement. Business Insider predicts there will be 24… (Continue Reading)
We are often wary of our phones or computers getting hacked, but we often overlook a much less obvious –but potentially far more dangerous – piece of tech falling into hackers’ hands. Our cars are becoming just as connected as… (Continue Reading)
The start of the holiday shopping season is closing in on us. Whether you’re an online shopper, one that shops in a store or if you do a little bit of both, note that this is the time of year… (Continue Reading)
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM is an education and awareness campaign launched by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance. The goal is to teach the American public the importance of cyber… (Continue Reading)
Dear TDS Customers,
Sun outages are back. Twice a year, all television customers may experience some degree of television interference due to sun outages. This fall, the solar satellite interference are expected from Oct. 4-14, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.… (Continue Reading)
The recent hacking of the credit reporting bureau Equifax, reminds all of us that now is the time to take a good look at how we’re protecting our personal information.
For some background, Equifax released the following details of the… (Continue Reading)
Tuesday, Aug. 29: Network upgrade is complete.
On Monday, Aug. 28 at 10 p.m., TDS technical teams will be working to upgrade network facilities in Ruidoso, N.M. You should expect service interruptions for phone, internet and TV services during the… (Continue Reading)
For a lot of people, it’s hard to imagine present-day life without internet access. Currently, there are 287 million internet users in the United States, making it the third largest national internet market in the world. While a digital divide… (Continue Reading)
When most Baby Boomers or Gen Xers think about Snapchat, they probably imagine Millennials (and the younger set) taking thousands of selfies anytime, anywhere. It may seem like there’s not much more you can get out of the app –… (Continue Reading)