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Archive for April, 2016

Windows “Blue Screen of Death” Getting New Information

If you have a Windows-based PC (and you probably do), then you’ve almost certainly had the dubious honor of seeing the dreaded BSOD, or Blue Screen of Death. Unfortunately, since the first ...

Welcome Thomas Edwards

Meet Thomas Edwards, our new Solutions Engineer. I am originally from Denver, Colorado (Go Broncos!!) and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. I got my start in IT serving in the US ...

New Smart Adware Uses Your Computer Resources For Profit

Remember the good old days, when all Adware did was make your web browsing experience inconvenient by bombarding you with annoying popups? Sadly, those days appear to be over. There’s a new ...

BadLock Threat Not So “Bad” But Still Requires Patch

So, it turns out that the “Badlock” Samba exploit wasn’t quite as bad as it was originally cracked up to be. If you haven’t heard of Badlock, you’re not alone. It made ...

Legacy Operating Systems Including XP Lose Chrome Support

If your company has one or more of millions of PCs still running Windows XP, your options are collapsing around you rather quickly, making it more important than ever to finally get ...

Using Oracle Software? Update Now

It’s been a busy week at Oracle. The company has recently released a massive flurry of patches that fix a staggering 136 security issues for a wide range of the products it ...

Microsoft Releases Optional Update to Secure Wireless Mouse From Threat

Last year, an IoT (Internet of Things) security firm called Bastille Networks uncovered an attack from an unexpected vector. Hackers can actually take control of your wireless mouse, which has no on-board ...

Have You Enabled Two Factor Authentication Yet?

Are you still using single factor authentication in your business? If so, you are taking an unnecessary risk. If the only thing standing between the hacking community and your company’s data is ...

Even Large Company Employees Get Hit By Phishing/Whaling Scams

Toy manufacturing giant Mattel was recently the target of a whaling scam that could have been both highly embarrassing and extremely costly, if not for a single stroke of luck. If you’ve ...

Mistypying A Web Address Could Put Malware On Your System

More problems for the Adobe Flash player, and a new type of hacking attack that security experts are referring to as “Typosquatting.” If you’ve not yet heard the term, you’re not alone, ...

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Adobe Acquired Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach

Adobe Acquired Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach

Recently, the Magento Marketplace was acquired by Adobe and suffered a breach that exposed a limited amount of user data[...]
Watch Out For Large Amounts of Scams This Holiday Season

Watch Out For Large Amounts of Scams This Holiday Season

The 2019 Holiday Season is officially upon us, and unfortunately, that means that scammers around the world are ramping up[...]
Security Issues Found In Several VNC Applications

Security Issues Found In Several VNC Applications

Microsoft RDP has its share of problems. That simple truth has sparked the rise of a number of open-source VNC (Virtual[...]

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