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Upgrade From Windows 7 Now To Avoid Security Risks

By the time you read these words, the last day for Windows 7 support has already come and gone. The date set by Microsoft has been well known to most Windows 7 ...

New Hacking Method Looks Like A Locked Computer

Scammers have breathed new life into an old scam. For years, the old 'Law Enforcement Lock' trick has been used to cheat unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money. The new wrinkle works ...

January 2020 - Three Places You Should NEVER Cut Corners With IT

A common business strategy today is to cut corners in certain areas in hopes of maximizing profits. Sometimes this approach can save some time and money and simplify things. Other times, it can have negative or even disastrous consequences. This ...

The End Of Windows 7 Support Is Almost Here

Do you still have a few machines in your company that are running Windows 7? If so, be aware that Microsoft is formally ending Windows 7 support in a matter of weeks. ...

Ransomware Uses New Method To Get Past Antivirus Programs

Researchers at SophosLabs have discovered a new threat to be on the alert for.  A variant of the Snatch ransomware has been spotted in the wild. It features an innovative means of ...

Phishing Emails Are Becoming Even Harder To Identify

According to data collected by Microsoft, phishing emails accounted for 0.62 percent of all inbox receipts in September 2019. That's up from 0.31 percent just one year prior to that. The increase ...

Be Careful Holiday E-cards Could Contain Malware Or Viruses

There's a war on Thanksgiving and Christmas, but it's taking a very different form than what commonly gets reported in the news media. This war is being waged by hackers and scammers, ...

Public Chargers Can Expose Your Device To Hacking And Malware

On paper, it seems like a lovely idea to use a public charger. Airports, hotels, and other high traffic areas have begun to increasingly offer public USB power charging stations to give ...

Hackers Are Imitating Government Agencies To Spread Malware

Researchers at Proofpoint have found evidence of a new threat actor who has been sending out convincing looking emails. They are claiming to come from several government agencies. These include the Italian ...

Employees Targeted By Hackers Posing As HR Department

Just when you think scammers couldn't get any lower, they find new ways to prove you wrong.  Recently, a new phishing scam has been spotted in the wild, this one baiting potential ...

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