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Is the government really spying on you?

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 6, 2017 Wikileaks, the website that anonymously publishes leaked information, recently released a number of documents alleging widespread surveillance by the US government. The released documents claim that the vast majority of these efforts took … Continue reading

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Why you need to update Microsoft Word

By EDITOR | Published: APRIL 26, 2017 Microsoft Word is a staple business application. But since so many people use it on a daily basis, hackers work tirelessly to expose and exploit flaws in the system. In fact, cybercriminals stumbled … Continue reading

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Networks: Software-defined vs virtualized

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 10, 2017 If knowing is half the battle, virtualization is one for the ages. With more than a decade of history, it’s a tough topic that business owners would be hard-pressed to ignore. Over the … Continue reading

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Cloudbleed: Your data could be at risk

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 16, 2017 A small error in Cloudflare’s code has spilled millions of login credentials, personal information, and cookies all over the internet. The bug, known as Cloudbleed, was discovered by the internet security company last … Continue reading

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Firewalls: hardware vs. software

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 15, 2017 Most people have a vague idea of what a network firewall does. But some business owners are easily fooled by promises of quick and easy solutions that can be installed and managed right … Continue reading

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Mobile malware on Android apps

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 14, 2017 Smartphones are basically palm-sized computers. As such, they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While there is no need to install bulky security software to protect against cyber threats, there are … Continue reading

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Microsoft Teams is updated and ready

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 24, 2017 Prior to the release of Microsoft’s version of Slack — a popular cloud-based team collaboration tool –, Microsoft Teams received a major update that might have given it the competitive edge. Enhanced communications … Continue reading

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Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 22, 2017 Ransomware is everywhere. Over the last couple years, dozens of unique versions of the malware have sprung up with a singular purpose: Extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for … Continue reading

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What exactly is preventive cyber-security?

By EDITOR | Published: FEBRUARY 15, 2017 There has been a movement among technology providers to promise “proactive” cyber security consulting. Small- and medium-sized businesses love the idea of preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches before they happen, and service providers … Continue reading

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New Mac malware linked to DNC hacking group

By EDITOR | Published: MARCH 2, 2017 Fancy Bear, also known as APT28, is the Russian cybercriminal group responsible for hacking the Democratic National Party last year. Since then, the group has developed a host of tools to exploit Linux, … Continue reading

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