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Important FBI/DHS Warning: Update On FBI and DHS Warning: SamSam Ransomware

Important FBI/DHS Warning: Update On FBI and DHS Warning: SamSam Ransomware

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a critical alert Dec. 3, warning users about SamSam ransomware and providing details on what system vulnerabilities permit the pernicious product to be deployed. According to the alert, which came from the DHS’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) along with the FBI, the SamSam...

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Is Your Current IT Company Living Up To Their Social Responsibility?

Is Your Current IT Company Living Up To Their Social Responsibility?

As a business owner, it’s up to you to make sure that the information and data collected by your company are secure and protected against the many different types of cyber threats lurking within the dark web. Many people believe it is the responsibility of their IT company to handle this type of situation. While that may...

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Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

SamSam Ransomware is becoming a massive problem for multiple industries across the United States. In fact, the problem is so big that The Department of Homeland Security, (DHS), National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, (NCCIC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), have all recently issued a US-CERT alert due to the SamSam ransomware. Like other types of ransomware,...

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What Are The Top 5 New Features In MacOS Mojave?

What Are The Top 5 New Features In MacOS Mojave?

In late September, Apple released the latest version of its Macintosh operating system—MacOS 10.14. Known as Mojave, the update includes a variety of useful tools designed to delight casual and fanatic Apple users alike. Here are the top five new features to look for in MacOS Mojave. What Do I Need to Know About Security Changes in...

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What Everyone Should Know About Drive Cloning?

What Everyone Should Know About Drive Cloning?

Disk cloning involves copying the contents of a hard drive to a replacement hard drive. It includes the file structure and system files and is used for a backup to upgrade, restore or move the drive data. The contents are typically written to one image file, which allows you to do the upgrade or restoration without reloading...

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DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware

DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a vital ransomware alert for the SamSam ransomware also known as MSIL/Samas.A. The FBI and DHS alert, issued on November 3rd, 2018 describes how hackers armed with SamSam ransomware have targeted multiple industries, including some within critical infrastructure. Those victimized by SamSam have been located predominately in the...

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Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Marriott Data Breach: What You Need To Know

Heads up if you’ve stayed or made reservations at a Marriott or Starwood property over the last decade. A major security issue was just announced and the scope of the problem is actually quite astonishing. Here’s what you need to know about the Marriott International data breach. What is the Marriott Data Breach? On November 30th, Marriott...

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Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

How Marriott Got Caught In A 500-Million Person Data Breach Were You Affected? (Your Questions Answered) What Do We Need To Know About The Marriott Breach? Another big corporation got hooked. This time it was Marriott International. They just revealed that their Starwood reservations database of 500 million customers was hacked and that the personal information of...

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How Does Using Microsoft Digital Ink Improve Workplace Collaboration?

How Does Using Microsoft Digital Ink Improve Workplace Collaboration?

The integration of the Microsoft (MS) digital ink function and digital pen provides companies with a way to improve collaboration, increase out-the-box creativity, and drive innovation. Have you given thought on how your organization can create better cooperation among your different work teams essential for driving new product development, opening up new markets, or managing workflow? If...

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Microsoft Releases Surface Go with LTE in Canada

Microsoft Releases Surface Go with LTE in Canada

In July 2018, after much speculation throughout the business and technology sectors, Microsoft revealed the highly anticipated Surface Go tablet. The 10-inch device was the first Surface-branded tablet to be released since the non-Pro Surface 3 was introduced across Canada in May 2015. With the release of Surface Go, business owners were able to perform intricate tasks...

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What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

What Is Small Business Saturday? (November 24th, 2018)

How do you usually shop when you need something like a gift for a friend, a new pair of shoes, or a bike for your son or daughter? Today more than ever before, Americans make a beeline for the computer or a big box store when it comes to getting through their shopping list. And it’s not...

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Encryption – What You Really Need To Know

Encryption – What You Really Need To Know

In today’s digitally driven world, far too many personal and business devices are left unsecured. These devices don’t leverage strong passwords and fail to have the encryption needed to protect vital data. Whether companies choose to store data in public, private, or hybrid clouds, they should always ensure that the data is encrypted before it leaves their...

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