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Email Threats That Businesses Should Worry About

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:20 -- Kayla Smith

You would be hard-pressed to find a business or organization that doesn’t use email to communicate among employees, with customers, and with vendors. Email is a vital part of our lives that we have come to rely on. Because it is so ingrained in our lives, we trust the emails that we receive and we trust that when we send an email, it will be secure. This feeling of trust and safety is exactly why cyber criminals have taken advantage of emailing and have used it as a tool to steal information and money from individuals and businesses. 

Adobe Flash Is Putting You At Risk...Again

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 09:56 -- Kayla Smith

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we have yet another Adobe Flash vulnerability to report. And we are still waiting on a patch for it. Adobe regularly releases updates and patches on Tuesdays and if you are one of the smart and saavy computer users that allows automatic updates or you are diligent about updating software yourself, we are sad to report that even you are at risk from this latest vulnerability. 

Facebook Changes Algorithm...You Won't Believe What It Does To Users

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 11:05 -- Kayla Smith

Facebook’s algorithm has been the subject of much controversy and many complaints over the years as the social network has continually updated the way in which they serve posts to users in their news feed. Facebook pages for businesses, organizations, musicians, etc. have traditionally received the short end of the stick in the algorithm changes as their posts reach fewer and fewer fans.

New Malware Advertisements Have Infected 1.5 Million People

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:43 -- Kayla Smith

More and more, the internet is becoming a dangerous place to be, especially without the protection of an antivirus. Researchers from Trustwave, a security firm, recently discovered a new malware advertising technique that hackers are using to infect systems. Criminals have infected over 1.5 million computers worldwide thus far, and that number is growing.

Net Neutrality: Explained By An IT Company

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:15 -- Kayla Smith

In two days, on February 26th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will take a vote on whether or not Internet Service Providers should be allowed to pay more for faster internet. If the vote is passed, everything will stay the same. If the vote fails, ISPs will be allowed to charge large companies that use more broadband more for faster service. Companies like Netflix will pay more for internet “fast lanes.”

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