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Phone Issues

September 28, 2023

Message from the General Manager Regarding Current Service Issues

June 27, 2023

CEDA honors individuals who made a difference

The Churchill Entrepreneurial Development Association presented its 2021 awards to individuals who made a difference in Churchill County not only during the year but also during a lifetime of service.

Let’s Encrypt Certificate Expiration

If you weren’t aware, yesterday an older, widely-used root certificate issued by Let’s Encrypt expired. This expiration has affected users of older devices and software that do not automatically update their certificates. These users may now see security warnings when accessing millions of websites and applications.

Message from the General Manager Regarding Email Outage

As previously communicated, CC Communications suffered a catastrophic email server failure. The new email server has been built, and the vast majority of users have been able to access email since Friday April 16th. We understand the inconvenience this has caused some customers, and we have been working diligently to migrate email boxes to the new server.

CC Communications is Moving – Winter 2021

CC Communications is Moving – Winter 2021 CC Communications is in the progress of constructing new facilities at 899 S. Maine Street. Once complete, employees located at 1750 W. Williams, the Customer Service Center, will move to 899 S. Maine Street.

COVID – 19 Precautions, Connectivity Pledge, and Student Home Broadband

CC Communications shares your concerns about the potential for COVID-19 transmission within our community, and this is especially true when it comes to our friends and family who are most at risk of experiencing severe symptoms. While ensuring continued network availability is of the utmost concern, the safety of our customers and employees comes first.

Windows 7 – End of Life

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop issuing security updates for Windows 7 which means you will no longer receive support for your Windows 7 device(s).

Windows 10 Update Information

The Windows 10 update scheduled for Tuesday — October 9, 2018 has been put on hold after users reported that the Windows 10 v1809 had deleted files on their computers.

Long Distance Scam

If you receive a phone call from someone identifying themselves as a CC Communications employee and they state our (CC Communications) contract with our long distance provider is going to expire and you need to change your long distance to this new company – this is a SCAM.

Windows 10 Updates Semi-Annually

The oldest current version of Windows 10 is version 1703. This does not mean Windows 10 will be ending anytime soon. The way Microsoft now verifies which update was the latest installed is with a version number.

Protect Yourself from Scams

Phone calls, popup ads and web pages that cannot be closed are common examples of scams that are trying to steal your money.

City of Atlanta IT Systems Shut Down by SamSam Ransomware

It was all over the major press. The Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia has confirmed that several local government systems are currently down due to a ransomware infection.

Windows 10 Updates

If you have put off updating Windows 10 for the past 18 months, it is now time to update

Protect Against Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre are flaws in almost all CPU chips that could expose data on your computer to hackers. The unique nature of this security issue is that it is hardware related as opposed to software related; however, it still requires malware to exploit the flaw in the chip.

Threat Alert: Petya/Goldeneye Ransomware Attack

Over the past 24-48 hours there have been multiple reports of a new ransomware outbreak that initiated in Europe and has spread to the United States. Learn what you can do to help protect you and everyone in your network.

Technology Made Easy

Tech Home managed solutions is technology made easy that helps you setup, use, protect and enjoy your networked devices.

Are you looking for the fastest internet in Fallon? CC Communications Launches new Gigabit Service!

Imagine the Possibilities! Imagine the Gigabilities! With 1,000 Mbps Internet AMAZING experiences are now possible and at an affordable price. Call 423-7171 to learn more about what CC Communications Gigabit speed can do for you.   Read about CC Communications Gigabit Services in the Media      

A Great Defense Wins Cyber Bowls! Stay protected with CC Communications and SecureITPlus!

CC Communications warns the general public that they are seeing an increase in malicious content and websites pretending to have Super Bowl Sunday related content to trick users into downloading malware or falling victim to a phishing scam.