Monthly Archives: November 2018

Service update

Service update

Customers, as you know we performed a systems upgrade last night that has created lingering issues today. We are working as quickly as possible to resolve the issues. Please continue to call in for assistance (and be patient as the hold time is extensive) or message us your phone number over social media and we will contact you in the order we receive your information.

 

BendBroadband kicks off Month of Giving

BendBroadband has been part of the Central Oregon community for more than 60 years. Thanks to these communities, we’ve been able to grow and thrive. Throughout the month of December, BendBroadband will feature 12 area nonprofits on our website and on our Facebook and Twitter page during our Month of Giving campaign. These nonprofits are… Continue Reading

7 hotel exercise tips

7 hotel exercise tips

On the outside, traveling for vacation or work can seem glamourous and exciting—and it can be. Travel can also be exhausting and throw you off your normal healthy routines. There is an easy way to get back in your normal groove—grab a workout. You don’t need a 5-star gym to make it happen. Your hotel… Continue Reading

Applications due Dec. 1 for Community Partnership for non-profits

Applications due Dec. 1 for Community Partnership for non-profits

BendBroadband’s Community Partners Program awards discounted Internet and Cable TV services to more than 40 local non-profit organizations each year. The award is issued for one calendar year (Jan. 1-Dec. 31) as a monthly billing credit equal to the retail rate of: * One basic High-Speed Internet connection and monthly bandwidth allowance with one standard… Continue Reading

Velocity rebranded to MotorTrend

Velocity rebranded to MotorTrend

The automotive-themed network Velocity is renaming itself to MotorTrend on Nov. 23, 2018. Along with automotive-themed programming, the network also broadcasts motorsports events and show series including Wheeler Dealers, Restoration Garage, Chasing Classic Cars, Junkyard Empire, and Texas Metal.  In addition, the network that is always on the move, features everything from car builders, car… Continue Reading

People can figure out your password

People can figure out your password

Even if your password isn’t “123456,” “password,” “qwerty,” or “letmein”—some of the most commonly used ones out there—odds are good that other people know your password. That’s because of two reasons: Billions of leaked credentials have found their way online thanks to data breaches. The average person uses the same password in multiple places. Especially… Continue Reading

Hacking humans: dangers of social engineering

Hacking humans: dangers of social engineering

“Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people.”  —Bruce Schneier – cryptographer, privacy specialist, and author Social engineering is a new term to describe someone who uses psychological manipulation to get someone else to divulge confidential information or perform actions (e.g., click a link in an email or open a locked door). An older name for a social… Continue Reading