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Phishing Scam Alert! A New Wave of Payroll Direct Deposit Phishing Attacks

Posted on 7th February 2018

In a recent post from Ogletree Deakins relates to a new phishing scam that you should be aware of. Employers beware: Companies are experiencing a wave of phishing scams that target employee paychecks!   Here is the scenario:

  • The employee receives an...

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Scam Alert: Fake Meltdown and Spectre Patch Phishing Emails

Posted on 9th January 2018

Last week we warned you about the newest bugs affecting Microsoft and Apple hardware.  Now the bad guys have taken full advantage of Meltdown and Spectre bugs with phishing attacks.  It's important to remind your users to be aware...

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Bugs in modern computers leak passwords and sensitive data! Windows and Mac

Posted on 4th January 2018

Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other...

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U.S. declares North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyberattack

Posted on 20th December 2017

The Trump administration on Monday evening publicly acknowledged that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries earlier this year. As a result, the administration will be calling on “all responsible...

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New Microsoft Word attacks infect PCs sans macros

Posted on 14th November 2017

How to spot and block attacks.

Fancy Bear, the advanced hacking group researchers say is tied to the Russian government, is actively exploiting a newly revived technique that gives attackers a stealthy means of infecting computers using Microsoft Office documents, security...

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The Seven Pitfalls of Cybersecurity

Posted on 8th November 2017

A 2017 survey revealed 87% of small and medium-sized businesses have complete trust in their cyberthreat preparedness and feel the security implementation is average or above.  Could they be overconfident?   Are they believing they will never fall victim to a...

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Everything with WI-FI Has a Newly Discovered Security Flaw

Posted on 17th October 2017

Update your network equipment, including all appliances, such as wireless routers.

  Contact us for a free network security assessment.  
A recently discovered vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept sensitive data being transmitted between a Wi-Fi access point...

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted on 3rd October 2017

October – the month when the leaves begin to change, the air becomes crisp, and the world bursts with pumpkin spice flavored – everything. You may not realize October is also ...

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The Best Way to Prepare for the Worst: Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted on 8th September 2017

As the country continues to endure the destruction caused by the recent natural disasters, we keep the victims close to our hearts and continue to offer support in any way possible.   ...

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Storage Strategies for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Posted on 7th August 2017

Even the smallest of business can generate a huge amount of data, and that data has to go somewhere. Government regulations require businesses to keep and back up certain data for legal reasons; many firms choose to retain information like employee...

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