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Entries Tagged as 'Security'

New old fake invoice emails making the rounds

March 13th, 2020 · No Comments

There is a new version of the old fake invoice email going around.Please pay attention and don’t open emails or attachments that claim to be invoices or bills or “pay so I don’t sue you” invoices.They appear as your internet icon like below (my default browser is Chrome)

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Tags: E-Mail Issues · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Portable and mobile security for your technology.

July 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

The traditional way of coming home to access the internet, email and social media has gone out the window. While home based security is critical, it also needs to take into account your mobility. Like a King who is relatively safe in his castle with its layers of security, once he leaves the castle, the […]

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Tags: Internet · Security

Multiple new computer threats strike

January 28th, 2019 · No Comments

Emotet, Trickbot, and Ryuk are an combination of three different malware attacks currently being sent by criminals to take over computers and networks. So far costing millions for businesses.

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Tags: Backing up · E-Mail Issues · Malware · Security

Securing the Kingdom of your computer network

November 9th, 2016 · No Comments

I heard it again today, “I don’t have anything they would want, why would hackers attack me?” This is one of dozens of excuse people and businesses give me for not wanting professional IT services and or security. Our cars have anti-lock brakes, air bags as well as seat belts. Some models come with rear […]

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Tags: Malware · Purchasing · Security · Soap Box

USB flash drive protection

August 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Ever lost a USB “Thumb” drive? Did you worry if strangers found it what they could find? As an IT professional, I use USB drives every day. I have lost two in the last 3 years. Fortunately, I don’t keep any customer or dangerous data on them. Basically I keep my logos, some security software […]

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Tags: Security