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The Cliff Notes of Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Report

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is back. Now in its tenth year, it’s an unparalleled source of information on cybersecurity threats. The 2017 DBIR reveals what’s really happening in cyber security. This year’s report is based on ...

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US-CERT: A Great Resource for the Latest Security Activities

I don't know if you're aware of this or not, but the US-CERT (short for United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) can be a great resource for some of the most recent patches and updates released by technology companies. Their mission is to ...

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Microsoft's Latest Security Flaw - Word!

Once again, a significant security flaw has been uncovered. And this time it's not in any hidden Operating System layer or browser plug-in, but rather it's in one of the staples of the business world - Microsoft Word. News of the bug spilled out ...

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The Cliff Notes of ESET's Small Business Cybersecurity Survival Guide and Datto's Ransomware Report

Two of our more integral partners, ESET (Anti-Virus and Security) and Datto (Backup and Business Continuity), recently released a couple of reports that are quite interesting. I figured I'd save you some time by reading them first and highlighting ...

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What the Gooligan Hack Means to You

A new Android malware, called "Gooligan", is responsible for what’s believed to be the biggest theft of Google accounts on record. The strain has infected as many as 1.3 million Android phones since August. This latest hack has compromised devices ...

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What Dyn's DDoS Attack Means to You

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or have been “disconnected” since Friday), you should have heard by now that some major websites were “inaccessible” to people across much of the United States on Friday after a company that manages DNS, a ...

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Thanks Yahoo. Here we go again!

So, here we go again. And it's all thanks to Yahoo. It's hard to believe we're talking about another grand security breach - and the likes of which we've never seen before. Can things get any worse for Melissa Mayer?  Today Yahoo announced that ...

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Dropbox is Requesting Me to Change My Password

Dropbox recently sent an email requesting users to change their passwords.  Unfortunately, with spam and phishing concerns it may have gone unnoticed by the majority of the audience it was meant for. So, for you Dropbox users who may have missed it, ...

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US-CERT Recommends Uninstall of QuickTime for Windows

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) recently issued an Alert in which it announced that Apple has no further plans to provide security updates for QuickTime for Windows with a recommendation to remove it. The Alert follows an ...

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Adobe Releases Emergency Patch for Flash After Ransomware Attacks

For the second time in two months, Adobe has released an update to Flash that, if you're running Flash, is more than just a nice-to-have. The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash to update the product as quickly as possible ...

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Ransomware.  The word sends shivers down responsible IT support person's spine.  There's nothing worse than being told not only that you've been infected by a virus preventing you from getting to anything on your network, but on top of it to be told ...

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