Wish your business had the servers of a Fortune 500 company? You can! #hacked

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

For a price, you can have access to a Fortune 500 server and network according to an article on krebsonsecurity.com. In the article, they explain hackers are creating a virtual services network of their own, using exploited / compromised / hacked systems sitting inside the corporate networks of Fortune 500 companies. But it is not just the big corporations that …

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Symantec AV Update Responsible for Crashing Microsoft Windows computers

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security, Symantec, Windows Leave a Comment

Symantec has issued an apology regarding the crashing of enterprise based Microsoft Windows XP computers last week. Although the update was corrected quickly, it was not before many computers were affected. Hopefully your network was not one of those negatively impacted. If you should find your business in the situation of computers blue screening, locking up or performing in a …

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Even just allowing employees to install iTunes on their machines exposes the organization to Safari/WebKit vulnerabilities

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, iPad, iPhone, Mac, OS X, Secure IT Alert, security Leave a Comment

Apple Products Not Hacker Proof?   An article over on CRN on March 15 entitled “Apple Safari Patch Shows Products Not Hacker Proof” is sure to get some people’s panties in a wad, but it does correctly post the facts, though it will fall short of educating the misled public that Apple products are not hacker proof. This particular issue …

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