An Increase In Virus And Malware Scares Recently (Malvertising)

March 4, 2017

It’s enough to cause a bit of concern and “batten down the hatches” on the security of your computers and devices. Over the course of the last month or two, we’ve noticed a rise in the number of calls we received regarding Malvertising. Malvertising is the practice of incorporating malware (software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems) into online advertisements. Malware, or software that is intended to…

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The Ultimate Checklist To Preventing And Fighting Ransomware Attacks (by Cisco)

March 3, 2017

2016 was the year of ransomware, says a recent report by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology. When it comes to battling ransomware, your best offense is a good defense. Is your organization prepared to ward off an attack? Don’t waste hours pondering a defense strategy. Use this checklist instead to shield your business from sophisticated attacks. 1. Back Up All Your Data Your most powerful weapon to defeat ransomware is…

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Hacker Collected Millions Of Email Addresses And Passwords

May 5, 2016

At this point, it may be best to do a quick audit on your email password(s). Not that this particular hack retrieved your actual email password. However, in general, it’s a good thing to change your email password (or passwords for other services) every once in a while. Knowing that today’s breach of millions of email addresses and passwords is a bit of a cause for concern, it’s best to keep…

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Outlook 2016 / 365: POP3 Duplicates After Installing February 16 Update

March 4, 2016

After applying the February 16 update for Office 365, version 16.0.6568.2025, you may encounter the following issues in Outlook 2016 when you are using a POP3 account. When you have the POP3 account configured to leave the emails on the mail server for x days, the setting isn’t being respected and all emails are deleted from the mail server anyway. When you have the POP3 account configured to leave all…

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