Credit card compromised? Maybe it was from a local establishment not Target…

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Surely by now you’ve heard all about the Target breach, where credit cards were compromised… Maybe you were one of the bazillion who were affected, and you might have already replaced your card and moved on and put that out of your mind. But, here’s a story about what appears to be a local breach, though we do not know …

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Seven must-have technologies for your small business

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One conversation new or potential business owners may want to have with their IT professionals is about what technologies exist that can improve their life. Below you will find some that are must haves… Smartphones: Whether it is an Android, iPhone or even a Windows based phone, you cannot survive without one. These devices provide instant communication with your clients …

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Your mailbox has NOT exceeded the storage limit as set by your administrator

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One thing I am asked weekly is, “I just received an email alert telling me my mailbox exceeded the storage limit, why is that?”. Wellllllll, first of all, these messages, though they come in email and look all official, signed by “System Administrator” or something similar, are likely phishing attempts. If you hover over the URL listed to “re-validate” your …

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Huge Sony PSN Data Breach: What Should I Do? (From the WatchGuard Security Blog)

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I am reposting this from WatchGuard Security Center blog in its entirety below.  I have kept fairly silent on this subject as everyone has said everything that needs to be covered. Corey did a fine job of outlining the situation though, so for your reading enjoyment:   Huge Sony PSN Data Breach; What Should I Do? Corey Nachreiner | April …

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