Are you using pcAnywhere? Symantec says to cut that out… #vulnerbilities #hax0rz

If you are using pcAnywhere to remotely access your computer, you probably want to go read the “pcAnywhere Security Recommendations” posted by Symantec. http://www.symantec.com/connect/sites/default/files/pcAnywhere%20Security%20Recommendations%20WP_01_23_Final.pdf The danger is that someone so inclined could potentially access your computer through vulnerabilities exposed from old source code, and gain full access to your computer, files and your network. To sum it up, disabling pcAnywhere …

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What is your objection to cloud based data backup? Here are some points to consider… #Symantec #Cloud #DisasterReadiness

Homeland Secure IT encourages the use of backup solutions to complete your disaster readiness plan. One of our recommendations is to implement remote, cloud based backup. Even if you have existing onsite backup, it gives you an extra layer of protection. We partner with some of the biggest and most trusted names in offsite, cloud based backup providers such as …

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mysql.com website hacked and used to serve malware to visitors

In what is becoming way too common, the popular site, mysql.com was exploited, and used to distribute malware by redirecting visitors to another site this week. Anyone browsing to mysql.com yesterday would have been redirected, and without even being prompted, then likely been exploited themselves by the software running on the rogue website which apparently looked for vulnerable browser plugins …

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Old and busted – MBR viruses… New hotness – BIOS viruses (again)

This may come as no surprise to those who have been around computer security for a while, but the BIOS viruses are making a comeback! One of the first made its debut back in 1999 and was known as “CIH”. ¬†But Symantec is reporting a new killer on the block called “Trojan.Mebromi” that affects the Award BIOS and seizes control …

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Do manufacturers load too much junk on new computers?

If you own a smartphone, you know what your cellular provider does to the phone before you get it. With Android based phones, each phone is subjected to a custom install of carrier specific “tools” laid on top of the beautiful Android OS. Verizon thought you didn’t need the Google browser by default, so they sent you to Bing, and …

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Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security 7.0 is here! Adds Mac Protection & More!

Our number one selling security software to protect small business servers, endpoints (desktops), mobile notebook computers, and Microsoft Exchange email is Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Advanced. There’s a good reason for this… Our clients get the most bang for the buck from this product! It even filters SPAM! Trend Micro products always rank in the highest levels of anti-virus …

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Trend Micro Competitive Upgrade makes switching anti-virus more attractive!

Is your business currently using Symantec, McAfee, Microsoft or Kaspersky for corporate anti-virus protection? If so, and you are unhappy with the current level of protection and would be interested in trying Trend Micro but the cost has been prohibitive, then maybe the Competitive Upgrade offer will encourage you to make the move! Trend calls their program “Competitive Displacement”, and …

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RDX Backup Solutions Becoming More Mainstream AND More Affordable

When selecting a backup solution, you may be considering one of the following: LTO, DLT, DAT Tape – The de facto standard in backup media for business and enterprise. Though it is growing a little long in the tooth, the format has proven itself to be reliable and affordable when you consider the lifetime of the drive and the media. …

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Are you spending too much on your Cisco SMARTnet, Trend Micro, Symantec or Microsoft Licensing?

If you own or maintain your own business phone or computer network, you are probably renewing your licensing yearly for everything from your Cisco VoIP phone system & ASA 5500 network security appliances to Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security, Trend Office Scan, to Microsoft Software Assurance or purchases of new seats. Chances are also good you are buying your …

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Continuous Data Protection – Servosity Online Backup Offers It!

I’ve heard every excuse in the book for not backing up data. Too much trouble, too expensive, too time consuming, slows the computer down while the backup is running, etc. ¬†Until today. I actually had a discussion in which the individual told me that backups were useless because they were not real-time, and that using a backup program like Symantec’s …

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