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Archive for October, 2016

IT Security Tip #5 – Banks and Business Accounts

This may shock you about bank fraud on business accounts. Did you know your company’s bank account doesn’t enjoy the same protections as a personal bank account? For example, if a hacker takes money from your business account, the bank ...

IT Security Tip #4: Use strong passwords!

Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password under 20 minutes. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 12 ...

IT Security Tip #3: Don’t click this type of Pop Up!

You’re working at your computer when all of the sudden – BAM! – you get a pop-up notification that your PC is infected with a virus or some other dire warning and it prompts you to either click on something ...

IT Security Tip #2: How to spot a phishing e-mail

A “phishing” e-mail is a bogus e-mail that is carefully designed to look like a legitimate request from a site or someone you trust in order to trick you into doing something that benefits the sender. It could be to ...

IT Security Tip #1: How to foil “RansomWare”

The first tip in our Internet Security series is about a hot topic called “Ransomware”. Short for “ransom software”, ransomware has been around for a very long time, but not widely used by the cyber criminals until the past couple ...

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New Linux Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Full System Access

New Linux Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Full System Access

Linux users, beware of the security flaw known as "Dirty Sock" and identified as CVE-2019-7304. This critical security flaw was discovered[...]
Hackers Find Ways To Run Malware EXE Files On MacOS

Hackers Find Ways To Run Malware EXE Files On MacOS

In 2015, macOS Security Expert Patrick Wardle reported an almost shockingly simple method hackers could employ to get around the[...]
Hackers Hit Dunkin Donuts Accounts For The Second Time

Hackers Hit Dunkin Donuts Accounts For The Second Time

America might run on Dunkin', but the company has just taken another big hit.  For the second time in recent[...]

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Since 2003, Cole Informatics has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in West and Middle Tennessee areas. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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