Thirty-six percent of the estimated $12.5 billion in ill-gotten gains by cybercriminals in 2012 can be attributed Russian-speaking hackers through various online criminal tactics according to an article over on ComputerWorld’s site. How can you help protect your business from becoming a victim? The only 100% effective way is to not be connected to the […]continue reading
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228,000 South Carolina Medicaid records transferred to private email acct – Trend Micro WFBS might have stopped that
There’s a story in the news right now about the South Carolina Medicaid program losing control over 228k records. From the versions of the story I have read, it appears that individual working there transferred these records to a private email account and then to another email account. The information includes names, Medicaid ID numbers […]continue reading
Avoid embarrassment for your business due to pornography raids by installing a firewall with filtering
Every company would like to believe they have employees with strong moral values who would not jeopardize the reputation of the business by browsing for pornography, or even worse, child pornography. The truth of the matter is, not only are there employees that will do just that, but also others who might have access to […]continue reading
The US Postal Service did not email you about a returned or refused package. Don’t open that attachment!
In the last 24hrs, I have spoken with or assisted at least 3 people who have become infected due to opening a malicious email. One of them was my wifey, Pamela, who received an email from the US Postal Service stating that her package had been refused and to open the attached file for details. […]continue reading
We love to give things away! From Cisco Flip cameras to X-Box 360 game consoles and everything in between… Our November giveaway was a copy of Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2012 and the randomizer picked Ryan Montgomery… You may know Ryan from Twitter as @MontyPhotoArt, but if you don’t know him at all, you […]continue reading
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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 […]continue reading
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 […]continue reading
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 […]continue reading