Monthly Archives: December 2015

10 days to Save Big on Taxes for Equipment Purchases

Orange County, CA - You have Less Than 10 Days to Save Big on Tax Write-offs for Equipment Purchases.  You need to act now.

The Section 179 deduction, named for a provision in the federal tax law, allows a small business to deduct -up front- the entire cost of equipment ranging from computers to furniture to vehicles and machinery. The deduction is normally $25,000, but for the past years our lawmakers in DC have increased that amount substantially.

I have some great news for you.  Here is an excerpt an article on The Hill regarding Section 179 updates.  It says recent legislation was passed to raise the instant depreciation level to $500,000. 

10 days to Save Big on Taxes for Equipment Purchases 2017-09-18T00:36:18+00:00

Could Your Computer Breach Have Lasted Three Years?

Irvine, CA - Juniper had a flaw in their networking equipment that may have allowed breaches in government networks for as long as three years.  I would presume the same risk applies to Juniper users in private enterprises as well.The [...]

Could Your Computer Breach Have Lasted Three Years? 2015-12-19T03:24:37+00:00

Your Computer Is About to Get 100 Million Times More Powerful

Costa Mesa, CA - I have been following quantum computing for a few years.  Each year researchers get a little closer to making quantum computing a reality in our lives.Here is an article on the latest research being done by [...]

Your Computer Is About to Get 100 Million Times More Powerful 2015-12-15T20:35:40+00:00

Beware of CryptoLocker v4.0

It appears this new ransomware, rather than exploiting through e-mail attachments, is exploiting users by redirecting them to infected websites.It then delivers its payload through an installer.  This makes the case we are always trumpeting at Alvaka, your users should [...]

Beware of CryptoLocker v4.0 2015-12-03T21:15:17+00:00